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Who's Running America? The Details

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from WHO'S RUNNING AMERICA? THE CLINTON YEARS, Sixth Edition
by Thomas R. Dye

Thomas Dye has been giving us the details of the elitist governing of America for some time now. Presented here are those details in table form, mostly from the early 1990s...each a jpeg image.

To read an interview of Dye shortly after the publication of this edition in 1996, go to The Political Room and click the Political Science link.





Institutional Distribution of Elite Leadership Positions

The Largest U.S. Industrial Corporations (by assets)---1-55

The Largest U.S. Industrial Corporations (by assets)---56-100

The Largest U.S. Utilities and Communications Companies (by assets)

The Largest U.S. Commercial Banks (by assets)

The Largest U.S. Insurance Companies (by assets)

The Multinationals: The World's Largest Non-American Corporations

Stability and Change among the Corporate Giants
Largest Industrial Corporations by Size of Assets, 1940, 1952, 1970, 1986, 1992

Profile of Administration Leadership: Truman thru Clinton

Social Characteristics of Top Leaders

Recruitment to Top Institutional Positions

New Class and Traditional Elite Attitudes