TITLE

THE SEARCH FOR "MANPOWER AND BRAINPOWER" SOURCES: THE ORIGINS OF IMMIGRATION POLICY IN KENNEDY AND JOHNSON ADMINISTRATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Miron, David
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
White House Studies;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p253
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 1965 U.S. Immigration Act. Particular focus is given to the historical circumstances which led to the adoption of the legislation during U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration including United States’ need for manpower. U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s realization of the economic implications of the country’s military involvement around the world and the struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union against the backdrop of the Cold War are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
93735715

 

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