LBJ's Great Society and War on Poverty
This 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.
Robert Woodson and Michael Lind talked about President Lyndon Johnson’s goal of promoting equality and ending poverty with the Civil Rights Act and the Economic Opportunity Act. Topics included progress made in fighting poverty, income disparity in the present, factors that contribute to poverty, and the effectiveness of social safety net programs.
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Michael Lind Policy Director New America Foundation->Economic Growth Program
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Robert "Bob" L. Woodson Sr. Founder and President Center for Neighborhood Enterprise
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