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Silas Bent


Tangled Bureaucracies

In the 1936 campaign, before this country's bureaucracy became a jungle, Franklin D. Roosevelt said his administration had "built up vast instruments of power, which in other hands might become shackles of the American people." And last spr [...]

Reconstruction - New Style

Dwight morrow, when he was campaigning in New Jersey for the United States Senate, proposed that the matter of liquor prohibition be returned to State jurisdiction. President Hayes, in withdrawing Federal troops from the South during the reconstructi [...]

A Mirror for Editors

One of our more dignified monthly magazines contained not long ago a rehash of newspaper stories about the sinking of the Titanic. It was a competent "rewrite" job, dramatic and compact of "human interest" ; it was done by a repor [...]