The coronavirus crisis is putting America's flaws into the spotlight.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Richard B. Frank
Mobilizing all Americans is a lofty challenge. Some will resist, just as they did 80 years ago.
by Tim Barker
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One aspect of the history is clear: when business has successfully stepped up for national-security purposes, the federal government and the military have played a key role in coordinating the effort.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Margaret O'Mara
The president’s invoking of the Defense Production Act could transform American life after the coronavirus, if we get it right.
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