President Eisenhower and the Development of Active Labor Market Policy in the United States: A Revisionist View

@article{Wilson2009PresidentEA,
  title={President Eisenhower and the Development of Active Labor Market Policy in the United States: A Revisionist View},
  author={H. Wilson},
  journal={Presidential Studies Quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={519-548}
}
  • H. Wilson
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • Presidential Studies Quarterly
  • The early assessment of Dwight D. Eisenhower and his presidency by the popular media and academic scholars was predominately negative. They saw his political philosophy as conservative and dated, his political leadership and skills as weak, and his grasp of issues and policies as minimal. His foreign policy was timid and isolationist. His domestic policy was virtually nonexistent. In addition, he was accused of delegating decision making to his staff and cabinet. Moreover, he was lazy and a… CONTINUE READING
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