Schwartz ed., 1974); Robert Himmelberg, The War Industries Board
and the Antitrust Question in November 1918, 52 J.
(9) Bernard Baruch, "The War Industries Board
in Lecture at the Army War College, 12 February 1924." Special Collections, National Defense University Library, Washington, D.C.
Brandes pays no attention to Wilson's observation, and only slightly more to the precedent established by the War Industries Board
. Given his stochastic bias, it does not occur to Brandes to question the access to President Wilson that permitted J.P.
The War Industries Board
, established on July 28, 1917, was reorganized on Mar.
Nevertheless, it should be pointed out that Wilson made his remark in a report on the War Industries Board
, in the aftermath of the Great War.
During World War I, the Bureau's mission was expanded to include assisting the War Industries Board
; however, even with the increased workload, all wage studies continued to be conducted from the national office in Washington.
into World War I--the Conservation Division of the War Industries Board
in Washington, D.C.
In House's novel, following Philip Dru's Marxist putsch, "the property and lives of all were now in the keeping of one man." A statement made by War Industries Board
Chairman Bernard Baruch on August 7, 1918 (and unfortunately not included in Fleming's book) illustrated the extent to which WWI-era America had been re-cast in the image portrayed in Philip Dru: "Every man's life is at the call of the nation and so must be every man's property.
Starting with the War Industries Board
and the National Defense Act of 1920, Koistinen deftly elucidates the institutional rivalries among the army general staff, the bureaus (supply arms and services), and the mobilization planning staff in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of War (OASW).
To do so, it turned to the business elite for voluntary cooperation and leadership, keeping the planning in the hands of civilians through such agencies as the powerful War Industries Board
during the First World War.
The recent experience of national mobilization during World War I under Woodrow Wilson's War Industries Board
demonstrated the awesome power of industrial cooperation under government management.
joined the war, Lindbergh supported the effort: "the thing has been done, and however foolish it has been, we must all be foolish and unwise together, and fight for our country." He offered his services to the Governor and the President, and was asked to serve on the War Industries Board
. That is, until his political enemies questioned his loyalty and used war hysteria to force C.A.