Thursday, February 23, 2012

The War on Poverty: A New Grassroots History, 1964-1980

Examining the long War on Poverty from the 1960s onward, this book makes a controversial argument that the programs were in many ways a success, reducing poverty rates and weaving a social safety net that has proven as enduring as programs that came out of the New Deal. [from the publisher] HC110.P63

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