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On the Offensive, 1945

In: Corporate Conservatives Go to War


  • Charlie Whitham

    (Edge Hill University)


This chapter reveals the NAM in strident mood, with Congress shredding vestiges of the New Deal and favoring the interests of business in the dismantling of the apparatus of war, and with a public increasingly weary of government regulation. In 1945, the NAM moved onto the offensive in its war against the liberals, especially over the dismantling of the gains made by labor since the Depression.

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  • Charlie Whitham, 2020. "On the Offensive, 1945," Palgrave Studies in American Economic History, in: Corporate Conservatives Go to War, chapter 0, pages 217-270, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:psichp:978-3-030-43908-8_7
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-43908-8_7

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