TITLE

The President Digs In

PUB. DATE
January 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;1/15/40, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Criticizes budget message of the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the Congress. Intention of the President to cut total expenditure and higher tax return; Defend of the theory of governmental deficit-spending in time of depression, which has been followed in the past; Proposal of the President that surplus capital in the accounts of recovery agencies devoted to housing; Argument that nothing is said about health insurance, nothing, about any further governmental efforts to end unemployment and nothing about an expansion of public housing or power; View that the President's greatest strength is the existence of war and policies.
ACCESSION #
14906615

 

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