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John Kenneth Galbraith "Economics And The Public Purpose" 1973 Book Signed Autograph First Edition
John Kenneth Galbraith-"Economics And The Public Purpose"- 1973-Houghton Mifflin-5 1/2" X 8 1/2"-334 pages-Hardcover Book-First Edition-Signed By Author.John Kenneth Galbraith was a Harvard economist and best-selling author who advised several presidents and championed using government funds to reduce unemployment and for public services. An unabashed liberal, Galbraith argued in The Affluent Society that Americans had become obsessed with consumer goods at the expense of social services. He served as ambassador to India under President Kennedy and as a speechwriter for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Kennedy, and Johnson, and he helped President Johnson devise his Great Society Program.The book has been autographed on the title page by John Kenneth Galbraith............BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.