Truman and the 80th Congress
Hartmann, Susan M.
University of Missouri Press
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In domestic policy the Eightieth Congress is best known for its attack on the New Deal programs and its refusal to expand the welfare state. A close examination, however, reveals the limited mature of the attack as well as the considerable lack of agreement among Republicans - and Democrats - about desirable legislative goals. This study seeks to assess the external and personal obstacles to Truman's success as a legislative leader.
University of Missouri Press (MU)