Herbert Hoover as Promoter
Congress. The legislators could have appropriated funds to upgrade inadequate pro- grams for the elderly. Instead, they supported a broadly written law that they knew would redistribute government money covertly and therefore not antagonize other disadvantaged groups.
Herbert Hoover "The 'Great Engineer' as Administrator: Herbert Hoover and Modern Bureauc-
as Promoter racy" Peri E. Arnold, in The Review of Politics (July 1980), Box B, Notre Dame, Ind. 46556.
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