INSTRUMENTS OF ACHIEVEMENT: POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION
. . . the scene on which public administration takes place is a field on which mighty forces play. Here are great pulls and propulsions: forces of self-interest; forces of idealism and aspiration, forces of habit, convention, and prejudice; forces of personalities at their various vantage points; organizational forces; forces of unorganized sentiment seepage; forces that seem to be expressions of impersonal conditions, time, and place; intragovernmental and extragovernmental forces. Many of these tend to be embodied in the governmental organizations that become representative of them. Where these forces contend is a political battleground, and one part of it is occupied not by partisan politicians but by administrators.
PAUL H. APPLEBY1. "Toward Better Public Administration"
When Henry A. Wallace signed the memorandum on September 1, 1937, changing the name of the Resettlement Administration to the Farm Security Administration and assigning to the new agency the relevant powers in the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, most____________________