Omnibus Housing Act of 1965

Kent Watkins talked about the Omnibus Housing Act of 1965 signed by President Lyndon Johnson. The act was part of a series of omnibus… read more

Kent Watkins talked about the Omnibus Housing Act of 1965 signed by President Lyndon Johnson. The act was part of a series of omnibus housing bills that started in 1954 that aimed to provide affordable housing for Americans. The 1965 Act authorized nearly $8 billion toward building housing and providing rental units for low and middle-income families.

This program was part of a week-long series on the “Great Society,” which was a series of political initiatives President Lyndon Johnson took with the goals of promoting equality and ending poverty.  close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More Videos From

Washington Journal Program: 08/20/2014

More Videos
More information about

Omnibus Housing Act of 1965

849 Views
Program ID:
321027-3
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2014

Airing Details

  • Aug 20, 2014 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 20, 2014 | 9:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2014 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Omnibus Housing Act of 1965

  • DVD
    Price:
    $29.95
  • MP4 video - Low
    Price:
    Free
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Price:
    $4.99
  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99