The Tolan Report

December 1941
New Republic;12/26/41, Vol. 105 Issue 26, p879
Applauds the report of the Tolan Committee, presided by U.S. Representative from California John H. Tolan. Appreciation for laying the foundations for the armament program as well as the domestic post-war program; Account of the history and working of the committee; Emphasis on the realistic estimates made in the report about the nature of war, its economic imperatives and shortfall in the war production necessary for victory; Recommendation of a unified economic command over war production; Problem is of staffing not taken care of; Importance of economic and social power in the context of the war.


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