Great Society

Great Society

A New History

Large Print - 2019
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"In the 1960s [and 1970s], Americans sought the same goals many seek now: an end to poverty, higher standards of living for the middle class, a better environment, and more access to health care and education. Then, too, we debated socialism and capitalism, public sector reform versus private sector advancement. Time and again, whether under John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, or Richard Nixon, the country chose the public sector. Yet the targets of our idealism proved elusive. What's more, Johnson's and Nixon's programs [may have] shackled millions of families in permanent government dependence. Ironically, Shlaes argues, the costs of entitlement commitments made a half century ago preclude the very reforms that Americans will need in coming decades"--
Publisher: New York, NY :, HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2019]
Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780062845894
0062845896
Branch Call Number: LT 973.92 SH
Characteristics: viii, 838 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
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