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June 1989

Frances Perkins and the flowering of socioeconomic policies

Gordon Berg

Only through the free and open discussion of differing points of view could the truth emerge and human needs and problems be solved; Frances Perkins always those ideals in conducting the publics business for public's benefit. This article is drawn from an essay published in 1980 to mark the dedication of the Frances Perkins Building in Washington, D.C.

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