TITLE

DC's Post-Colonial Era

AUTHOR(S)
von Hoffman, Nicholas
PUB. DATE
July 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;7/1/78, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the failure of the government of Washington D.C. to master the techniques of self-government. Issues concerning the constitutional amendment passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that provides Washington D.C. two senators and possibly two representatives in the U.S. House and voting rights of residents in the state are tackled. Moreover, it addresses the employment of African Americans and whites in the city government. Consequences of socially enlightened policies in the state are also explored.
ACCESSION #
12768916

 

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