TITLE

Dollar-a-Year Democracy

PUB. DATE
August 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;8/11/41, Vol. 105 Issue 6, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a need for a combined economic strategy for war and civilian production. Report on poor judgment of the dollar-a-year men in the defense organization and their influence with the president; Overestimation on effective spending and contract awards; Expansion of aluminum, steel, and power capacity; Introduction of new methods and fresh conceptions by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
ACCESSION #
14710046

 

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