American Labor, Congress, and the Welfare State, 1935–2010

Lichtenstein, Nelson
June 2012
Journal of American History;Jun2012, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p341
Book Review
The article reviews the book "American Labor, Congress, and the Welfare State, 1935-2010," by Tracy Roof.


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