TITLE

Hope For Depressed Areas

AUTHOR(S)
MASSE, BENJAMIN L.
PUB. DATE
April 1965
SOURCE
America;4/10/1965, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p479
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a revised and expanded program for depressed areas that U.S. President Lyndon Johnson has asked Congress to develop. In 1961, the late President John F. Kennedy signed the Area Redevelopment Act sponsored by Senator Paul H. Douglas. Due to the successful efforts of the Area Redevelopment Administration staff led by William L. Batt Jr., Congress is expected to continue the program which is due to expire in June 1965. The author mentions area redevelopment is a logical and necessary part of the War on Poverty.
ACCESSION #
35459057

 

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