Brandeis and the New Haven-Boston and Maine merger battle revisited

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& Maine Merger Battle Revisited* E4 Despite Louis Brandeis' well-publicized opposition to the New Haven-Boston & Maine railroad merger ofa large number of public-spirited men, including many progressive reform leaders whom Brandeis had worked with and admired, favored the combination.

They saw the merger not as a conspiracy against the public interest, but a. The Fall of a Railroad Empire: Brandeis and the New Haven Merger Battle Hardcover – January 1, by Henry Lee Staples (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Henry Lee Staples.

1" Richard M. Abrams, "Brandeis and the New Haven-Boston & Maine Merger Battle Revisited," Business Histy Review 36 (Winter ):12 Albro Martin, Enterprise Denied: Origins of the Decline of Amerian Railrva, (New York, ), 13 Thomas K.

McCraw, "Rethinking the Trust Question," in Regulation in Perspectie. 6 Abrams, Richard, “ Brandeis and the New Haven-Boston & Maine Merger Battle Revisited,” Business History Review, 36 (), The Brandeis Reader (New Cited by: 4. Brandeis and the NH-B&M Merger Battle Revisited by Abrams Engine House and Turntable Notes Financial Condition of the New Haven Railroad and of the Boston and Maine Railroad,” by Louis D.

Brandeis, Part 1. J.P. Morgan sought to consolidate his control over New England rail lines through a merger of his New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad company with the Boston & Maine Railroad. To Brandeis, this smelled of a monopoly that could ultimately threaten the consumer.

June 5, We added “Financial Condition of the NYNH&H RR Co. and of the Boston and Maine Railroad,” by Louis D. Brandeis, and “Brandeis and the New Haven-B&M Merger Battle Revisited” by Abrams, June 1, We updated the Catalog.

June 1, We have completed the upload of Abandonment Notices. Because of their affinity with Brandeis’s philosophy, this movement began to be called the “New Brandeis Movement” and the name appears to be sticking.

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“This Budding Movement Wants to Smash Monopolies,” an April 4,Nation article by David Dayen is a good introduction to this group. As the name suggests, this new movement traces its intellectual roots to Justice Louis Brandeis, who served on the Supreme Court between and Brandeis was a strong proponent of America’s Madisonian traditions—which aim at a democratic distribution of power and opportunity in.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis (/ ˈ b r æ n d aɪ s /; Novem – October 5, ) was an American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from to He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Jewish immigrant parents from Bohemia (now in the Czech Republic), who raised him in a secular home.

He attended Harvard Law School, graduating at the age of History Review article of"Brandeis and the New Haven-Boston & Maine Merger Battle"; and Abrams's splendid page introduction to a paper-back reissue of Brandeis's book, Other People's Money (New York, Harper & Row, ). The veil parted still more with the publica-tion of the five-volume Letters of Louis D.

Brandeis (Albany: SUNY. unfair practices; but, like Brandeis, most lacked great enthusiasm for trust-busting. 6 Richard Abrams, "Brandeis and the New Haven-Boston & Maine Merger Battle Revisited," Business History Review, 36 (), ; Thomas McCraw, "Louis D.

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View Product #8 Backfire: Carly Fiorina's High-Stakes Battle for the Soul of Hewlett-Packard. View Product #9 Dreamstone Battle and Soul Merger. He would later join forces with future Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis to break up the New Haven Railroad Company merger with the Boston and Maine Railroad, again defeating Morgan.

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Brandeis is all over prime-time television. Description: The Business History Review is a quarterly journal of original research by leading historians, economists, and scholars of business administration. The journal began publication in as the Bulletin of the Business Historical Society and adopted its current name in The primary purpose of BHR, as stated when it began publication, is to "encourage and aid the study of the.

This book focuses on Supreme Court justice Louis D. Brandeis and his opinion in the landmark case Erie Railroad Co. Tompkins, which resulted in a. ABRAMS, Brandeis and the New-Haven-Boston & Maine Merger Battle Revisited, in: BusHistp.

Robert C. T OOLE, Steamboats on the Rocks: The North Western Union Packet Company,in: BusHistp. Each year, the Brandeis National Committee presents awards to chapters that meet or exceed their goals in fundraising, membership and overall performance.

The following awards were conferred for the academic year: Expand All Louis Brandeis Awards These chapters met their financial and membership goals; conducted a Brandeis-authored. Abrams, Richard M.

Brandeis and the New Haven–Boston & Maine Merger Revisited. Business History Review – Brandeis, Louis D. Business—A Profession. Boston: Small, Maynard.

—— Other People's Money, and How the Bankers Use It. New York: F. Stokes. Brandeis, Louis D. and Goldmark, Josephine Women in Industry. Below is a transcript of the episode. LAWRENCE GOODMAN, HOST.

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Hello, and welcome to this edition of the Brandeis University podcast, “The Take: Big Ideas Explained in Under 5 Minutes,” where professors explain core concepts of their research in under five minutes.


BNC Wycliffe. New Members Welcome. For general information contact. Doubly alienated, Brandeis began to redirect his career toward a more militant course of social reform and an ideal of a Jewish state.

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Users are limited to five articles per week for archived articles within the date range of ; however, Brandeis provides access to the New York Times Historical Archive through ProQuest. Using this database is your best bet if you're. Other articles where Brandeis brief is discussed: Josephine Clara Goldmark: of her brother-in-law’s famous "Brandeis briefs," notably the one filed in Muller v.

Oregon inand, after Felix Frankfurter’s appointment to the Supreme Court inshe frequently served him in a similar capacity. In –13 Goldmark served with Frances Perkins, Robert Wagner, Alfred E. Smith, and. Almost students, faculty, and alumni of Brandeis University have signed a petition calling for campus officials to bring President Jimmy Carter to Waltham to discuss his controversial new book about Israel without requiring him to debate.

Despite outcries from the business community, his lawsuit, which sought to dismantle the NSC, was upheld by the Supreme Court in a decision. He would later join forces with future Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis to break up the New Haven Railroad Company merger with the Boston and Maine Railroad, again defeating Morgan.

Zionist Bureau of New England, Boston InBrandeis assumed the role of chairman of the American Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs and set up an office of the local committee at Devonshire St., the same address as his law firm.

Brandeis had little to do with his Jewish faith for the first 50 years of his life. Brandeis is nine miles west of Boston, the capital of Massachusetts and New England’s largest city.

We’re easy to get to: More than 40 airlines fly into Logan International Airport, the campus is within a half-day’s drive of every major city in the Northeast, and Boston is a.

Brandeis also waged a successful fight to stop financier J. Morgan's efforts to merge his giant New Haven Railroad with its chief competitor, the Boston and Maine Railroad, which would have given Morgan a virtual monopoly on rail transportation in New England.

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Reflecting the seriousness of the challenge posed by the New Brandeis movement to the current antitrust establishment, Tim Muris—chairman of the FTC from toand a .Prof. McGreevey is a Brandeis alum (PhD, ), whose research focuses on the intersection of foreign policy and migration in the twentieth century.

His first book, Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration was published by Cornell University Press in