TREASURY'S ANDERSON: A Soft Answer Turneth Away Tax Cuts


IT was characteristic of Treasury Secretary Robert Bernard Anderson to keep out of the limelight last week when the Administration and the Democratic congressional leadership sealed their agreement to 1) oppose any tax cuts, 2) go along together on a bill that simply extends for one year the taxes now set for reduction at month's end. But both White House and Capitol Hill knew that Bob Anderson was principally responsible for one of the brightest tactical maneuvers of the Eisenhower Administration—a maneuver that had checked Democratic passions for tax cuts, held back such powerful and restive Republicans as...

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