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Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, and the Fund Crisis of 1952


  • John W. Malsberger is Professor of History at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. His recent publications include From Obstruction to Moderation: The Transformation of Senate Conservatism, 1938–1952, Selingsgrove, PA: Susquehanna UP, 2000; and The American Economic History Reader (edited with James N. Marshall), New York: Routledge, 2009. He would like to acknowledge the generous assistance Kevin Bailey, Catherine Cain, and Chalsea Millner of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Abilene, KS, provided in researching this article.

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