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The Resource The sixteen-trillion-dollar mistake : how the U.S. bungled its national priorities from the New Deal to the present, Bruce S. Jansson

The sixteen-trillion-dollar mistake : how the U.S. bungled its national priorities from the New Deal to the present, Bruce S. Jansson

Label
The sixteen-trillion-dollar mistake : how the U.S. bungled its national priorities from the New Deal to the present
Title
The sixteen-trillion-dollar mistake
Title remainder
how the U.S. bungled its national priorities from the New Deal to the present
Statement of responsibility
Bruce S. Jansson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jansson, Bruce S
Dewey number
361.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV95
LC item number
.J355 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human services
  • Government spending policy
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The sixteen-trillion-dollar mistake : how the U.S. bungled its national priorities from the New Deal to the present, Bruce S. Jansson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-464) and index
Contents
Failed national priorities from FDR to Clinton -- Roosevelt as magician -- Roosevelt's dilemma -- The conservatives' revenge -- Truman's nightmare -- Truman's bombshells -- Eisenhower's ambivalence and Kennedy's obsession -- Johnson's policy gluttony -- Nixon's megalomania -- Reagan's fantasies -- Reagan's gordian knot -- Bush's myopia -- Clinton as backpedaler and counterpuncher -- Clinton boxes with Reagan's shadow -- On the magnitude of failed national priorities (Bruce S. Jansson and Sara-Jane Dodd)
Control code
ocm44802945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 492 p.
Isbn
9780231114325
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00060323
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)44802945
Label
The sixteen-trillion-dollar mistake : how the U.S. bungled its national priorities from the New Deal to the present, Bruce S. Jansson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-464) and index
Contents
Failed national priorities from FDR to Clinton -- Roosevelt as magician -- Roosevelt's dilemma -- The conservatives' revenge -- Truman's nightmare -- Truman's bombshells -- Eisenhower's ambivalence and Kennedy's obsession -- Johnson's policy gluttony -- Nixon's megalomania -- Reagan's fantasies -- Reagan's gordian knot -- Bush's myopia -- Clinton as backpedaler and counterpuncher -- Clinton boxes with Reagan's shadow -- On the magnitude of failed national priorities (Bruce S. Jansson and Sara-Jane Dodd)
Control code
ocm44802945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 492 p.
Isbn
9780231114325
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00060323
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)44802945

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