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Success Has Many Fathers: The Federal Reserve Act of 1913, The Battle of the Memoirs, and the Growth of Federal Competence

Craig, Douglas

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The passage of The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 has been lauded as one of the great achievements of Woodrow Wilson's administrations and of the whole Progressive Era. Given the Act's significance it was unsurprising that many of the leading players in its drafting and passage claimed paternity of it. Jostling for credit for a widely-recognized achievement in statecraft, the fathers of The Federal Reserve Act sought to bolster their contemporary reputations and historical legacies. Now, a century...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/162773
Source: Australasian Journal of American Studies
DOI: /10.2307/26925473

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