TITLE

KNOCKING OPPORTUNITY

PUB. DATE
February 1985
SOURCE
New Republic;2/11/85, Vol. 192 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Comments on United States President Ronald Reagan's adoption of the phrase "American opportunity society," as part of his administration's policy agenda and political strategy. Policy of the Reagan administration on taxation, interest and inflation rates; Efforts of the Republican Party to reach out to the components of the Democratic Coalition; Strategies to be considered by the opposition against the Reagan administration's political agenda; Argument that opportunism is politically demagogic.
ACCESSION #
10982727

 

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