Nathan, Richard P.
February 1973
New Republic;2/24/73, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p19
Focuses on the history of the development of the Family Assistance Plan in the United States. Views of liberals on the role of work requirement; Advocacy of President Richard Nixon for welfare reform; Statement that Nixon's plan for families combined a new national work requirement, a mechanism for job referral and placement, and the coverage of a new group of recipients, the working poor; Comments on the aim of the plan which was to match welfare-family heads with work opportunities.


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