Book Discussion on The Tragedy of American Compassion

The author discussed his book, The Tragedy of American Compassion, published by Regnery Publishing of Washington, D.C. The book describes… read more

The author discussed his book, The Tragedy of American Compassion, published by Regnery Publishing of Washington, D.C. The book describes how Americans successfully fought poverty before the government became involved in the 1930s and then further involved in the 1960s. He argues that while the system is generous with money, it needs to incorporate personal involvement for a more effective program. close

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Book Discussion on The Tragedy of American Compassion

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62813-1
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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 1995
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2005

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  • Jan 22, 1995 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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