The Chicago Tribune, A Journalist’s Eye

“Hedrick Smith book seeks roots of US economic inequality”

By Bernard Vaughan, of Reuters

“[Smith’s] account is informed by the lively eye and ear of a journalist, as when he details for example the cascading impact of the 95th Congress in 1978. That session is one he says many political analysts overlook despite being “one of the most pivotal in our modern political history.” Influenced by the rising power of big business lobbying, it was the 95th Congress, Smith says, that made seminal changes in the economy’s structure…”

See the entire review here, as first published on Friday, September 21, 2012


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