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Bailey says we need to embrace successes and learn from failures of War on Poverty

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"Re-Learning the Lessons of the War on Poverty" - Huffington Post. 01/08/2014.

On the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson's declaration of America's War on Poverty, Martha Bailey discusses the benefits and failures of the programs that emanated from this effort starting in the mid-1960s. She says we should look beyond the small decreases in poverty rates -- to desegragation and improvements in child health, for example -- in evaluating the worth of the War on Poverty.

Bailey and Danziger's book

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Martha J. Bailey

More Media Coverage:

AlterNet. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Poverty. 1/8/2014.

New Republic. LBJ's Mistake Was Promising to "Win" the War on Poverty. 1/8/2014.

New York Times. Progress in the War on Poverty. 1/8/2014.

New York Times. Why We Need One (Another War on Poverty). 1/5/2014.

NPR - Michigan Radio. How successful was the War on Poverty?. 2/6/2014.

PBS News Hour. The War on Poverty: Not Just a Liberal Campaign. 1/9/2014.

Texas Public Radio. The War On Poverty 50 Years Later. 1/8/2014.

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