The Great Society: A New History with Amity Shlaes

Uncommon Knowledge | 24 March 2020 | 0h 50m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Amity Shlaes about her book, Great Society: A New History. Backgrounds the history of the Kennedy/Johnson initiatives to reduce rural and urban poverty – policies and ideas that are again in vogue. Describes how the new benefits entrenched poverty, notwithstanding the good intentions.

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