tions would be ended with Willkie's election. "Why? Because when he is elected the opportunities in this country will be so great one will not need to aspire to public office." (cf Commonweal, July 12).
"The question is what set of forces, economic and social, are to conduct our government--the historic American processes or some new and somewhat foreign methods of concentrated control",--Farley, ( Life, Jy. 8) "A vital struggle for power . . . has begun", a 'Financial Service', Washington, D.C., writes, "a struggle that will affect, for the next four years, the relations between business and government. Within each party, which blocs, what opinions, will prevail?" (3) July 9, 1940
"The president of this company ( Consumers Power Company) is Mr. Wendell L. Willkie, who with a small group of associates owning a few million dollars worth of the common stock of Commonwealth & Southern, controls this billion dollar utility empire covering eleven states and uses this method of political control as a matter of company policy", said Paul H. Todd, formerly chairman of the Michigan Public Utilities Commission, in an address at Washington April 29, 1939.
"This $13,000,000,000 industry has the best-organized political machine in the United States today, down to precincts and townships, and is one of the
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Publication information: Book title: Getting US into War. Contributors: Porter Sargent - Author. Publisher: P. Sargent. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 1941. Page number: 369.
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