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The Majority Leader in Time of Peace

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A conservative Supreme Court seemed bent on destroying the New Deal. President Roosevelt wanted Congress to pass a bill adding more justices to the federal judicial system. Barkley supported FDR ... More


The Assistant Majority Leader and the New Deal

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1932 election found Barkley reelected to the Senate and FDR elected to the presidency. Barkley played a key role in New Deal legislation because of his Senate committees and his close ... More


The Legislative Odyssey of Comparative Effectiveness Research: Birth in 2002 to the First Federal Mandate in 2003

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

From a nearly imperceptible start, federal policy on comparative effectiveness research gained substantial momentum over its eight-year odyssey and got several legislative toeholds. The story starts ... More


Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

James K. Libbey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Born in humble, rural surroundings in the Jackson Purchase, Barkley grew into a sturdy youth who received an education through parental sacrifices. He graduated from Marvin College as an ... More


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