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Public versus private power during the Truman administration

a study of fair deal liberalism
  • 253 Pages
  • 4.20 MB
  • English
Peter Lang , New York
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972., Electric utilities -- Government ownership -- United States -- History., Hydroelectric power plants -- Government ownership -- United States -- History., United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-


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StatementPhyllis Komarek de Luna.
SeriesModern American history,, v. 1, Modern American history (Peter Lang Publishing) ;, v. 1.
LC ClassificationsHD9685.U5 D4 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 253 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981634M
ISBN 100820431443
LC Control Number96019238

Public versus Private Power during the Truman Administration offers the first thorough historical analysis of one of the most contentious aspects of the Fair Deal - President Harry S. Truman's electric power policies. InTruman championed as part of his liberal program a major expansion of public power.

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The presidency of Harry S. Truman began on Apwhen Harry S. Truman became President of the United States upon the death of Franklin D.

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Roosevelt, and ended on Janu He had been Vice President of the United States for only 82 days when he succeeded to the presidency.

A Democrat from Missouri, he ran for and won a full four–year term in the t: See list. The Fair Deal was an ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January State of the Union generally the term characterizes the entire domestic agenda of the Truman administration, from to It offered new proposals to continue New Deal liberalism, but with the Conservative Coalition controlling Congress, only a few of.

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Solution offered during the Truman administration for discrimination and racial violence Wanted an antilynching law, a ban on the poll tax as a voting requirements, a permanent civil rights commission, integration of the armed force, ordered an end to discrimination in the hiring of government employees.

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Truman put forth the Fair Deal, proposals for national health care, public housing, education, and public works projects. Truman's proposed reforms were never realized. In the congressional elections, Republicans gained majorities in both houses of Congress for the first time sinceand set their sights on reversing the liberal.

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Nevertheless, the airlift garnered wide public support in the United States, allowing Truman to emphasize his administration's anti-Soviet credentials during the presidential campaign. By this point, the Cold War had become a major issue both internationally and in the domestic political arena. The health care reforms that President Barack Obama signed into law in March were seventy-five years in the making.

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Economics and the Truman Administration. October pages. and private briefing sessions. and the National Security Resources Board during Truman's administration clearly improved and strengthened the organization of and the institutional aids to the presidency. In answer to the question of what can be learned from the way Truman.

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I was delighted by the variety of topics, the consistently high level of scholarship and, for law journals, the lively and often sparkling use of the English language. A tremendous work of scholarship that just needed better editing and a different organization. The main argument is that the overall US grand strategy from was to consolidate and preserve a preponderance of American power that would hamstring Soviet efforts to expand their influence, ensure the recovery of key allies, and eventually get the Soviets to change their goals and /5.

John Lewis Gaddis, Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security Policy List: 20th Century. Subjects: Cold War, Containment, Foreign Policy, Diplomacy, Korean War, Vietnam. Cold War historian John Lewis Gaddis's book Strategies of Containment offers a detailed and nuanced analysis of the guiding strategies animating American foreign policy from Truman to.

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This study of how Truman dealt with a world sealed off to him by FDR is a book and a half Read full review. Harry S. Truman (May 8, – Decem ) was the 33rd president of the United States from tosucceeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as vice implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrine and ed by: Franklin D.

Roosevelt. Harry S. Truman was the thirty-third President of the United States. Truman authorized the use of the atomic bomb against Japan in He became President when Franklin Roosevelt became the seventh Chief Executive to die in office. In World War I he was an officer in a unit known for the battles of Saint-Mihiel and Argonne.

That means that Landry would have given at least eighteen oral briefing on flying saucers to President Truman during Truman’s second administration. The flying saucer phenomena became public in Junewhich leads to the possibility that Landry’s predecessor also provided other briefing to Truman before Landry was appointed.

Effective Public Management. by ; consider the contrast in behavior of public and private executives on assuming office. if a public manager has the time and power to build a smoothly.

Although the federal government's share of GDP has declined periodically — as it did during the dot-com prosperity of the s, for example, and during the drawdown of the Obama administration's stimulus package — the overall trend lines for the size and scope of American government on the federal, state, and local levels have moved upward.

Truman Administration (–), United States National Security Policy CARYN E. NEUMANN The onset of the Cold War during the presidency of Harry S. Truman led the executive branch recognize a need to integrate domestic, foreign, and military policies to combat the expansionism of the Soviet Union.

Help inform the discussion. Support the Miller Center. Facebook; Twitter; YouTube. Harry S. Truman ( – ) served as the 33rd President of the United States from April, to January, Under the presidency of Truman, the United States engaged in an internationalist foreign policy, a departure from its policy of tenure as President was dominated by the Cold War in which he adopted a tactics of containment of Soviet expansion.

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Scholarship on the U.S. public–private welfare state has pointed to the ways in which indirect, market-based channels of.Strategies of Containment, Past and Future. by John Lewis Gaddis. Monday, Ap I was writing the book during the late s and early s, the last point at which it was still possible to think that the Soviet Union might somehow prevail in the Cold War.

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