In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson introduced the War on Poverty to “cure” and “prevent” destitution in the United States. Was the initiative successful? Arthur Brooks, President of AEI, briefly analyses the results of LBJ’s flagship effort.
Arthur Brooks is the author of “The Conservative Heart”: https://goo.gl/WQ2iZj
The dignity deficit: Reclaiming Americans’ sense of purpose: https://goo.gl/WrgEHo
The War on Poverty at 50: https://goo.gl/1EoLHx
Arthur Brooks’ scholar page on AEI.org: https://goo.gl/Zb8FCT
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