Where's the Money Coming From? Problems of Postwar Finance: Guide Lines to America's Future as Reported to the Twentieth Century Fund

Where's the Money Coming From? Problems of Postwar Finance: Guide Lines to America's Future as Reported to the Twentieth Century Fund

Where's the Money Coming From? Problems of Postwar Finance: Guide Lines to America's Future as Reported to the Twentieth Century Fund

Where's the Money Coming From? Problems of Postwar Finance: Guide Lines to America's Future as Reported to the Twentieth Century Fund

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Months before the United States went into the war, the Twentieth Century Fund decided to devote an increasingly large proportion of its resources to studying the problems of postwar readjustment. As a first step, the Fund retained Stuart Chase to write a series of books to give the public a stimulating and provocative picture of some of the problems which the United States will face When the War Ends (the title of the series). The entrance of the United States into the conflict has made these books even more timely. The first concern of everyone must be, of course, to win the war. But challenging objectives for the peace are dynamic aids to fighting morale.

The first volume of the series, The Road We Are Traveling: 1914-1942, was published in April 1942. It gave a moving and colorful picture of the revolutionary trends in our social and economic life which took place between the two world wars and laid down a sort of base line for a preview of the future. In the second book, Goals for America: A Budget of Our Needs and Resources, published in November 1942, Mr. Chase put into ringing words the demands which the American people are making for a better world after the . . .

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