Tuan-Sheng Chien; Yarmon, Morton; Copp, Robert; Bain, Read; Stein, Emanuel
January 1941
New Republic;1/6/41, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p23
Presents several letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. Impact of the surrender of Henri Philippe Petain, Premier of French government at Vichy, on the prevailing political scenario in Europe; Information on the bombing of Kunming; Signing of the Ramspeck Act by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Effect of the Act on public administration employees; Prediction of a large section of employees failing to pass the qualifying exam to stay on the job; Report of the Reed Committee, which is studying the entire federal Civil Service set-up; Comments on the autocratic administration at the University of Michigan; Responses to criticism of poetry; Information on a biography by Allan Nevins.


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