Parliamentary Government and Ours

Sundquist, James L.
October 1974
New Republic;10/26/74, Vol. 171 Issue 17, p10
Focus on the debate between educator Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and the journal's columnist on constitutional reform in the U.S. Weaknesses of the parliamentary systems as cited by Schlesinger; Skepticism expressed by Schlesinger regarding the question-hour method in the parliamentary system under which the president and other administration officials appear before the Congress at to answer whatever questions any member might ask; Role of the Congress in removing a president from office through a simple vote of no confidence.


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