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organization and management of Great Society programs a final report of the President"s Task Force on Government Organization. by United States. President"s Task Force on Government Organization.

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Published by The Task Force in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English



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  • Executive departments -- United States -- Reorganization.,
  • Administrative agencies -- United States -- Reorganization.,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsJK421 .U58 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination20, 13, 28, [9] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4238139M
LC Control Number80602642

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The book opens with the roles played by socialist author Michael Harrington, famed for writing The Other America, a book on Appalachian poverty, and Tom Hayden of Students for a Democratic Society. The Great Society was a set of domestic programs in the United States launched by Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson in – It was coined during a speech by President Lyndon B. Johnson at the University of Michigan and came to represent his domestic agenda. The main goal was the total elimination of poverty and racial injustice. Pages in category "Great Society programs" The following 24 pages are in this category, out of 24 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). As a nonprofit educational organization, the Great Books Foundation creates reading and discussion programs for students and adults.

  Amity Shlaes has written a powerful book. It is the most interesting and substantive account of Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon’s “war on poverty” to date — and just in time. In Great Society: A New History, she notes that “just as the s forgot the failures of the s, we today. Perhaps the greatest casualty of the nation’s war in Vietnam was the Great Society. As the war escalated, the money spent to fund it also increased, leaving less to pay for the many social programs Johnson had created to lift Americans out of poverty. Johnson knew he could not achieve his Great Society while spending money to wage the war. He. ‘Great Society’ Review: A ‘Mystical Belief’ in the State The architects of the antipoverty programs devised in the s were intoxicated by America’s postwar prosperity—and heedless.   Initially it referred to a coterie of liberals and leftists, absorbed in domestic policy issues, who raised questions about the efficacy of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society programs in the : Barry Gewen.

There are no known successes of the Great Society. Consider the signature "accomplishments" of LBJ's Great Society: Hugely expanded welfare programs Medicaid Medicare Food stamps Critics at the.   Some see the Great Society as a success, moving the nation towards a more just and equitable society. Scholars largely agree that the Great Society made an n’s programs increased Social Security benefits, greatly aiding the elderly poor; instituted Medicare and Medicaid, health care supports that even conservative politicians today pledge to support; and assisted African.   In addition to that, Great Society programs placed the federal budget on auto-pilot so that it expanded relentlessly year-by-year, regardless of expense or other priorities—a condition we still. What Is G.R.E.A.T.? Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) is an evidence-based and effective gang and violence prevention program built around school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curricula. The Program is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership for children in the years immediately before the prime ages for.