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By Stephen B. Adams

Within the Forties, the identify Henry J. Kaiser was once magic. in keeping with the luck of his shipyards, Kaiser was once hailed through the nationwide media because the strength at the back of a 'can-do' creation miracle and credited through the yankee public with doing extra to aid President Roosevelt win global struggle II than the other civilian. Kaiser additionally equipped an empire in building, cement, magnesium, metal, and aluminum--all according to executive contracts, govt loans, and alterations in govt rules. during this booklet, Stephen Adams bargains Kaiser's tale because the first special case research of 'government entrepreneurship.' Taking a clean examine the start of recent business-government relatives, he explores the symbiotic connection cast among FDR and Kaiser. Adams exhibits that whereas Kaiser capitalized on possibilities supplied by means of the expansion of the government, FDR present in Kaiser an business associate whose businesses embodied New Deal targets. the results of a confluence of management coverage and entrepreneurial zeal, Kaiser's dramatic upward thrust illustrates the real position of governmental family members in American entrepreneurial success.

Originally released in 1997.

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