David H. Bennett

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Mr. Bennett is assistant professor of American Studies at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.
For further reading: The Townsend Movement , by Abraham Holtzman (Twayne, 196)); The Politics of Upheaval , by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (Houghton Mifflin, 1960). Drawing of Dr. Townsend on page 99, ©1935 by The New York Times Company. Reprinted by permission.

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December 1964

To men and women adrift in a changing society and caught in the Depression’ whirlpool, Francis R. Townsend held out the welcome hand of a savior