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Lang Matl
Author Rohatyn, Felix G., 1928-

Title Bold endeavors / Felix Rohatyn

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  HC110.C3    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  HC110.C3    Available
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
Description viii, 259 p. ; 25 cm
Note "How our government built America, and why it just rebuild now."--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-242) and index
Contents The Louisiana Purchase -- The Erie Canal -- The Transcontinental Railroad -- The Land Grant Colleges -- The Homestead Act -- The Panama Canal -- The Rural Electrification Administration -- The Reconstruction Finance Corporation -- The G.I. Bill
Summary Describes ten large-scale public investments, including the Louisiana Purchase, the Panama Canal, and the G.I. Bill, and their impact on American economics and society
Subject Infrastructure (Economics) -- Government policy -- United States
Public works -- United States
Public investments -- United States
United States -- Social policy -- 1993-
ISBN 1416533125