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Sex Bias in Education - General Meeting
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Action on Alcoholism
Executive Study
Action Alley
Honolulu LWV Proposed Budget, 4/75 - 3/31/76
Fact Sheet for April Unit Meetings

Executive Study

"The executive power shall be vested in a president of the United States of America." (Article 113 Sec. 1, U.S. Constitution) With these words, the Founding Fathers created an office that has come to be called the most powerful in the world. As such the presidency has been the object of extensive study and speculation. And understandably, the events of the past year have heightened interest what has been called L;44: 'peculiar institutions."

So it is appropriate that the LWV of the UPS. is now studying the presidency. During the first week in April) unit discussions will focus on the evolution of the presidency, and the powers of the office, Members can prepare for these units and for the material that will be in the April Voter with background reading.

Please read the article in the summer National Voter .(orange and black cover), The Presidency... Balanced... or Checked?"

There are many excellent books and on the presidency; two easy-to-read books available locally; in paperback area The Living Presidency, Emmet John Hughes; The Imperial Presidency, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

If you would like to join the study committee on this fascinating subject. Please call Barbara Farwell, 677-8036.

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