Children in Poverty

Sargent Shriver, the architect of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, died in mid-January.  As I read his obituary, I was overcome by a wave of nostalgia for a storied age of U.S. social policy.
Here’s a snapshot of that period:  In 1963, the same year that Martin Luther King told the nation of his “dream,” an [... click post title to read more ...]

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