If they’re elected, Harris and Biden will eventually clash. In the relationship between a president and a vice president, “there are simply things you’re going to disagree on,” Walter Mondale says.
Many authors have been tempted into writing revisionist histories of the 37th U.S. president, but these counterintuitive takes often do not hold up under closer scrutiny.
The disgraced president's plan to remake himself as a statesman shows how disconnected he was from reality—but also how resilient and effective he could still be.
"Mr. Johnson will run against beards, draft-card burners, criminals, and rioters, and perhaps Eartha Kitt. If the great unwashed disrupt the Chicago convention, so much the better for him, for the President will capitalize on the anti-dissent dissent."
Health ranks high up with motherhood as a condition to be espoused, and that helps to explain the seeming ease with which a small dedicated band of researchand-cure devotees have combined their ideas, concerns, and intimations of mortality into one of the most effective lobbies Washington has ever seen. In another of her deep-down examinations of the working of government, Mrs. Drew calls the roll of the health lobby, describes its achievements, and suggests respectfully some of the problems provoked by its multibillion-dollar success.
The only obstacle to total domination of radio and television broadcasting in this country by selfinterested corporate giants or provincial monopolies is the Federal Communications Commission. The role of the FCC in the communications field in general and its failure to influence the broadcasting industry in particular are explored in detail by Mrs. Drew, a Washington-based reporter who writes frequently for the ATLANTIC.