Commission on Wartime Contracting Tries -- Finally -- to Summon Truman's Spirit

The Pitch | February 10, 2009
Earlier this week in Washington was the first public hearing of a new bureaucratic body called the Commission on Wartime Contracting -- the lovechild of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill and Virginia Sen. Jim Webb.

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