Facing up to the big fear

Klein, Joe
September 1993
Newsweek;9/27/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 13, p38
Opinion. Focuses on the Great American Fear of job loss and commends President Bill Clinton's willingness to face The Big Fear head on. Confrontation of The Big Fear as the central organizing principle of his administration; Clinton's desire to act on making people feel more secure; Looking at Clinton's agenda through the prism of middle-class anxiety; What Clinton hopes will happen if he can help reduce The Big Fear.


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