Federal Antitrust Policy during the Kennedy-Johnson Years

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Contents
Tables and Figuresix
Prefacexi
1. Introduction: A Brief History of Antitrust Policy to 19501
The Age of Laissez-Faire Capitalism1
The Turn of the Century Merger Wave: 1895-19043
The Period Between: 1905-19186
The Second Great Merger Movement: 1919-19309
Depression Decade14
Toward the Celler-Kefauver Act18
2. The Issue: Business Concentration in the 1950s and 1960s21
The Third Great Merger Movement: 1951-196821
Concentration24
The Conglomerate Movement34
Most Active Acquiring Firms: 1961-196842
Toward the Kennedy-Johnson Years44
3. The Response: The Executive49
The White House: The Government-Business Environment49
The Justice Department57
The Federal Trade Commission68
Toward the Legislative Process75
4. The Response: The Congress79
The Legislative Branch: The Government-Business Environment79
The Senate81
The House86
Toward the Supreme Court88

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