The Old Man

Johnson, Gerald W.
March 1961
New Republic;3/13/61, Vol. 144 Issue 11, p20
Reports on the legislation concerning the senior citizens in the United States. Focus on the needs of the aged persons; View that the American Medical Association, in particular seems obsessed by fear that unless the new legislation bristles with restrictions the unworthy will somehow avail themselves of it; Report that elimination of the household chores was affected by the increasing urbanization and mechanization of American life; View that no political policy is well-considered unless it is based on the realities of the existing situation in the country.


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