Government: The Outside Insiders

Now that Lyndon Johnson has won the Presidency in his own right, U.S.

businessmen-many of whom supported him-will watch closely to see what kind of economic policy he will pursue. Johnson faces the complicated problem of keeping the economy expanding and prices relatively stable while simultaneously trying to solve persistent unemployment, budget deficits and payments imbalances. Some clues to his future course can be found in the large group of private, non-Government economists he has been calling on for advice. Already at work on many economic projects for Johnson, these men can...

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