TITLE

The Uses of Presidential Power

AUTHOR(S)
Kefauver, Estes; Kizer, Benjamin H.; McConnell, Grant; Arkes, Hadley; Van Gelder, Joseph; Lobenthal Jr., Joseph S.; Morris, Arval; Frankel, James B.
PUB. DATE
May 1962
SOURCE
New Republic;5/14/62, Vol. 146 Issue 20, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Comments on the view of Professor Charles Reich of Yale University Law School that U.S. President John F. Kennedy used unnecessarily stringent tactics in forcing the steel companies to rescind their proposed price increases. Justification of the president's effort to mobilize public opinion by the circumstances of the steel price rise; Right of the president to pressure steel in the interest of the national economy and press labor to restrain its demands; Action of the government in alliance with powerful interest groups against the rights of other citizens or the interest of the public.
ACCESSION #
9947617

 

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