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Benjamin V. CohenArchitect of the New Deal$
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William Lasser

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300088793

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300088793.001.0001

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Newcomer to Washington

Newcomer to Washington

The Securities Act of 1933

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(p.65) 5 Newcomer to Washington
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Benjamin V. Cohen
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William Lasser

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300088793.003.0005

This chapter focuses on the start of Cohen's role in the New Deal. The discussions include the Lowenthal–Cohen critique of the Hastings bill; the Thompson bill on securities reform; Cohen's jobs as “temporary expert” with the new securities division of the Federal Trade Commission and as general solicitor of the Public Works Administration; and the reasons why he stayed in Washington.

Keywords:   Benjamin V. Cohen, New Deal, railroad reorganization, Hastings bill, Thompson bill, Federal Trade Commission, Public Works Administration

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