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Selecting the President.

Author: Bower Aly
Publisher: [Columbia, Mo.], [Artcraft Press], [1953]
Series: Discussion and debate manual, 27, 1953-1954.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aly, Bower, 1903-
Selecting the President.
[Columbia, Mo., Artcraft Press, 1953]
(OCoLC)577448491
Online version:
Aly, Bower, 1903-
Selecting the President.
[Columbia, Mo., Artcraft Press, 1953]
(OCoLC)608174538
Online version:
Aly, Bower, 1903-
Selecting the President.
[Columbia, Mo., Artcraft Press, 1953]
(OCoLC)612443467
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bower Aly
OCLC Number: 2581778
Notes: "Published under the auspices of the Committee on Discussion and Debate Materials and Interstate Cooperation, the National University Extension Association."
"Reading list": v. 1, p. 7-12.
Description: 2 volumes 23 cm.
Contents: Vol 1. --
Section I. The means and purposes of discussion and debate: --
Reading list --
Annoucements --
Some possible consequences of direct popular election of the President / by Robert F. Karsch --
The popular election of the President and the Vice-President / by William Langer. Section II. Studying the question: --
Selecting the President of the United States: an analysis and interpretation / by Grace Walsh. Section III. The Presidency: --
The American Presidential tradition / by Norman G. Graebner --
Characteristics desirable in the President of the United States / by Dwight P. Flanders --
The ideal President / by George T. Renner. Section IV. Proposals for change: --
Presidential selection: time for a change? / by Robert G. Dixon, Jr. --
The Mundt-Coudert amendment / by Karl E. Mundt --
The direct primary: what is it worth? / by George A. Smathers. Section V. Problems of selecting the President: --
The resolution of electoral deadlocks by the House of Representatives / by Paul J. Piccard --
The Lodge-Gossett Amendment / by Ed Gosett. Section VI. Aspects of the present system: --
The case for the electoral college / by Ray Sandefur --
Possible dangers from a strong or a weak Presidency / by James A. Huston. Section VII. The case for reform: Let the people elect their President / by Gregg Phifer. Supplement: The ideal method of selecting the President / by Frederic R. Coudert --
Congressionalism and parliamentarism / by Eric C. Bellquist --
Electing a President / by Walter Lippman. Comments in brief: States rights --
The opinion of Senator Morse --
Systems compared --
Some implications of reform --
Direct election --
The opinion of Senator Sparkman --
Electoral problems --
Evils to be avoided --
The opinion of Senator Lehman --
Election by the people. Vol 2. --
Section I. Discussing the question: High school debating as debaters see it / by Pat Cogan and Aida Aronoff --
Ways and means of developing a constructive debate case / by Paul D. Brandes --
Constructing the rebuttal speech / by Bruce Kendall --
Preparing material for the debate speech / by A.L. Thurman, Jr. --
How debaters should speak in public / by Jack M. Bain. Section II. Convention or primary?: --
How Presidents are nominated / by Elmer D. Graper --
The conventions and the people / by Clifford P. Case and Roscoe Drummond --
A new model primary law / by Richard S. Childs. Section III. Democracy and the choice of the President: --
Convention system is democratic / by Carol L. Thompson --
Convention system is undemocratic / by Peter Grundy --
The President should be elected by direct popular vote / by John B. Andrews --
The President should not be elected by direct popular vote / by Thomas J. Brown --
Politics and electoral reform / by Arthur Krock --
Choosing a President / by Edward S. Corwin --
Reform of the electoral college / by J. Harvie Williams. Section IV. Possible outcomes of electoral reforms: --
Presidential election reform / by Joseph E. Kallenbach --
The reform of Presidential elections / by Emmett L. Bennett. Section V. Critical analyses of proposals for electoral reform: --
The Lodge-Gossett resolution / by Ruth C. Silva --
Consequences of changes in the method of electing the President / by Jacob Tanger. Section VI. The background of the question: --
The President's triple responsibility / by D.F. Fleming --
The electoral college: its original design and present status / by Joseph E. Kallenbach. Section VII. The need for a change: --
Perils of the present system / by Ed Gosset and others --
The Constitutional museum piece / by Lafe Franklin Allen --
Let the people elect / by Estes Kefauver with Sidney Shallett --
The Presidency / by Alexander Hamilton. Comments in brief: --
The nation's business --
The opinion of Senator Humphrey --
The origin of the electoral college --
Electoral and popular vote --
Splinter parties --
The hazards of the Lodge-Gossett plan --
The opinion of Senator Bennett --
Direct vote --
Changing the electoral college --
The opinion of Senator Bricker --
The opinion of Senator Ellender --
Current proposals.
Series Title: Discussion and debate manual, 27, 1953-1954.

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