POLICYMAKERS: The McGovernomics Men

JUST over a year ago, George McGovern asked a group of liberal economists to an all-day meeting in Manhattan. The Senator said that he was determined to shed his image as a one-issue candidate and take firm positions on matters other than the war. He was especially eager to bear down on the then-flaccid economy. In effect, McGovern asked the group to become his economic brain trust.

Their counsel led to McGovern's economic program, which has long since surpassed his end-the-war stand as the real issue this year. McGovern's plan to raise taxes...

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