TITLE

THE LEGACY OF JOHNSON'S WAR ON POVERTY

AUTHOR(S)
Mazzuca, Samantha
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Libertarian Papers;2010, Vol. 2 Issue 19-24, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. legislation created to alleviate poverty in the country known as the War on Poverty initiated by former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and continued by the administration of President Lyndon Baines Johnson. The latter has taken its decision to pursue the legislation in an effort to end the poverty cycle that will include a tax cut to help prevent a recession. Meanwhile, the Office of Economic Opportunity took its initial step by focusing on social welfare.
ACCESSION #
69636103

 

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