Moley - (1949), The Republican Opportunity (1962), and The...

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Moley, Raymond Charles Moley, Raymond Charles, 1886–1975, American political economist, b. Berea, Ohio, grad. Baldwin-Wallace College, 1906, Ph.D. Columbia, 1918. He taught at Western Reserve Univ. (1916–19) and at Columbia after 1923, becoming professor of public law (1928) and an expert on the treatment of criminals. He was an economic adviser to Gov. Alfred E. Smith and became a central figure in the Brain Trust , a group of advisers to Franklin Delano Roosevelt. After Roosevelt was elected President, Moley served (1933) as Assistant Secretary of State and delegate to the World Economic Conference at London, resigning because he felt that Roosevelt did not support him. As editor of Today (1933–37) and later associate editor of Newsweek, he energetically criticized Roosevelt's administration. He wrote much on government, the treatment of criminals, and politics. His writings include After Seven Years (1939), which deals with the Roosevelt administration, 27 Masters of Politics
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Unformatted text preview: (1949), The Republican Opportunity (1962), and The First New Deal, with E. A. Rosen (1966). Tugwell, Rexford Guy Tugwell, Rexford Guy, 18911979, American economist and political scientist, b. Chautauqua co., N.Y., grad. Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania (B.S., 1915; Ph.D., 1922). He taught economics at the Univ. of Pennsylvania (191517), the Univ. of Washington (191718), and Columbia (192037). Under Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Tugwell was Assistant Secretary (1933) and Under Secretary (193437) of Agriculture, and as a member of the Brain Trust he helped draw up the Agricultural Adjustment Act. He was appointed (1938) chairman of the New York City planning commission and later (1941) governor of Puerto Rico. From 1946 to 1957 he taught at the Univ. of Chicago. After 1966, Tugwell was a senior fellow of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. He wrote many books on economics and government, including The Emerging C...
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