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Mr. Kaiser goes to Washington

the rise of a government entrepreneur

by Stephen B. Adams

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kaiser, Henry J., 1882-,
    • Businessmen -- United States -- Biography,
    • Industrial policy -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-228) and index.

      Other titlesMister Kaiser goes to Washington
      StatementStephen B. Adams.
      SeriesThe Luther Hartwell Hodges series on business, society, and the state
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC102.5.K3 A43 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1012736M
      ISBN 100807823589
      LC Control Number96053391

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turned on its head in Mr Kaiser Goes to Washington. It is Roosevelt's New Deal administration that seeks to innovate; Roosevelt lawyers who are the risk takers; and stolid, hierarchical congeries of well-entrenched corporate oligopolies that want to restore economic prosperity and fight World War II.

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Smith moves with wife Pat and sage Uncle Cooter. The new politician relies on chaffeur Arnie 7/10(1). Kaiser talked about his book [American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War], published by Harvard University Press.

The book examines the short- and long-term causes. It was a Roper Poll that spring that reported that—in the words of Stephen B. Adams, author of “Mr. Kaiser goes to Washington”—the American public “believed Kaiser had done more to help the president win the war than any other civilian.”.

Naive Jefferson Smith (Jimmy Stewart) is sent to Washington to serve the remaining term of a senator who has first, Smith is such a hopeless rube that he is an embarrassment.

But a visit to the Lincoln memorial reminds him of what he hopes to accomplish, and he returns to the senate to promote his dream, a national camp for boys.4/5. Kaiser read from and talked about his new book, The Gay Metropolis: The book examines the social and political culture for gay men and women in America, with an emphasis on New York.

Claude Rains, Actor: Casablanca. William Claude Rains, born in the Clapham area of London, was the son of the British stage actor Frederick Rains. The younger Rains followed, making his stage debut at the age of eleven in "Nell of Old Drury." Growing up in the world of theater, he saw not only acting up close but the down-to-earth business end as well, progressing from a page boy Born: Kaiser Permanente Washington offers health insurance and medical care in Washington state.

Staying healthy is easier with the right support. In Washington, after a humiliating introduction to the press corps, Smith threatens to resign, but Paine encourages him to stay and work on a bill for a national boy's camp.

An alternative view is presented by Stephen Adams, whose book, Mr. Kaiser Goes to Washington, calls Kaiser a “government entrepreneur.” The implication is that Kaiser used his lobbying skills to become an insider able to gain favors from government not available to.

Henry J. Kaiser. AKA Henry John Kaiser, Sr. Born: 9-May Birthplace: Sprout Brook, NY Died: Aug Location of death: Honolulu, HI Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Bu.

Perhaps the most remarkable industrialist since Henry Ford. Originally part-owner of a photography concern, he was employed by a gravel/cement firm when he opportunistically Born: Works Cited Adams, Stephen B.

Kaiser Goes to Washington: The Rise of a Government Entrepreneur. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina, Print. Foster, Mark S.

“Giant of the West: Henry Kaiser and Regional Industrialization, ”. “Throw Them All Out” is filled with stories of petty theft and so-called “honest graft.” Mr. Schweizer is unsparingly bipartisan in his criticism of Washington. But there is a bigger issue. Mr Smith Goes To Washington Movies Preview Mr.

Smith is regarded as foolish by those with worldly wisdom, but he makes more important statements than any other character! This movie is a good reminder for us about patriotism, love, and integrity!Henry John Kaiser (May 9, – Aug ) was an American started working when he was only 13 years old but in his lifetime founded over companies.

He became known as the father of modern American shipbuilding. Kaiser started the Kaiser Shipyard which built Liberty ships during World War II. After the war he started Kaiser Aluminum.