Powell Memorandum: Plan for Corporate Power

On August 23, 1971, immediately prior to accepting President Nixon’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Lewis Powell, a corporate attorney and board member of Phillip Morris, wrote a confidential memo, the Powell Memorandum, for the Chamber of Commerce entitled “Attack on the American Free Enterprise System.” Powell’s memorandum was a blueprint for conservative corporate interestsContinue reading “Powell Memorandum: Plan for Corporate Power”