In This Review
Ethics in Government and Morality in American Politics

Ethics in Government and Morality in American Politics

By Paul H. Douglas and George A. Graham

Harvard University Press and Random House, 1952, 114337 pp.

Both these books derive, in part at least, from the "ethics subcommittee" of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, of which Senator Douglas was chairman and Professor Graham a consultant Senator Douglas' common sense observations were first delivered as the Godkin Lectures at Harvard. Professor Graham's more extensive study attempts, with a good deal of penetration, to relate the problem of ethical conditions in politics and government to the underlying standards of the nation as a whole.