TRB from Washington

October 1972
New Republic;10/14/72, Vol. 167 Issue 14, p6
Presents opinion of U.S. lawyer and consumer advocate, Ralph Nader to reform the Congress and make what it a dynamic, vigorous, lively voice in Washington, freed from the dominance of corporate lobbyists and the executive to which it has been slowly abdicating power for 50 years. Reference to the book from Nader organization, "Who Runs Congress?"; Notification by the Department of Agriculture on the big international grain dealers in the Russian wheat deal policy.


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