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development of the Social Security Act

Witte, Edwin Emil

development of the Social Security Act

a memorandum on the history of the Committee on Economic Security and drafting and legislative history of the Social Security Act

by Witte, Edwin Emil

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Legislative history.,
  • United States. -- Committee on Economic Security.,
  • Social security -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Legislative history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Edwin E. Witte ; with a foreword by Frances Perkins.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17732127M

    Edwin Emil Witte (January 4, – ) was an economist who focused on social insurance issues for the state of Wisconsin and for the Committee on Economic the executive director of the President's Committee on Economic Security under U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he developed during the policies and the legislation that became the Social Security Act.


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