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If the Progressives Were Advising Us Today, Should We Listen?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 November 2010

Linda Gordon
Affiliation:
New York University

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2 October 11, 2001, addendum: Talk of reducing the size of the federal government has subsided into near invisibility following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 and the cry for huge federal investment in reconstruction and security.

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7 Interview with Frances Perkins, Columbia Oral History Project, Book I, 57.

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12 Perkins interview, I, 72–74.

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14 Quoted in Weiss, Nancy J., Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR (Princeton, 1989), 49.Google Scholar

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