1 edition of great society? found in the catalog.
|Statement||Bertram M. Gross, editor.|
|Contributions||Gross, Bertram M. 1912-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 362p. ;|
|Number of Pages||362|
The author argues that, despite Johnson's downfall, the Great Society improved American society over the long haul by reducing poverty, expanding educational opportunities for the poor, extending. Great Society | The New York Times bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge offers a stunning revision of our last great period of idealism, the s, with burning relevance for our contemporary challenges."Great Society is accurate history that reads like a novel, covering the high hopes and catastrophic missteps of our well-meaning leaders."Brand: Harper.
Nov 26, · Great book about the still much-heralded Great Society. This history of good intentions, government overreach, and terrible results offers lessons for both policy makers and voters today. This study reflects a commendably Burkean sensibility: prudent reform good; radical, officious transformation imposed by the Federal government problematic Reviews: 1. THE GREAT SOCIETY. In May , in a speech at the University of Michigan, Lyndon Johnson described in detail his vision of the Great Society he planned to create (Figure ). When the Eighty-Ninth Congress convened the following January, he and his supporters began their effort to turn the promise into reality.
The New York Times bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge offers a stunning revision of our last great period of idealism, the s, with burning relevance for our contemporary challenges."Great Society is accurate history that reads like a novel, covering the high hopes and catastrophic missteps of our well-meaning leaders." —Alan GreenspanToday, a battle rages. Oct 01, · About halfway through “The Great Society,” the overstuffed, underbaked play by Robert Schenkkan that opened on Tuesday at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, .
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Dec 05, · Amity Shlaes’s “Great Society: A New History” is a thesis in pursuit of a past. Shlaes, the doyenne of revisionist conservative historians, seeks to demonstrate that the great society?
book of the s. Nov 19, · "Great Society is accurate history that reads like a novel, covering the high hopes and catastrophic missteps of our well-meaning leaders." Alan Greenspan.
An illuminating alternative to sentimental reminiscences of liberals’ attempts in the s to banish poverty in elizrosshubbell.com: HarperCollins Publishers.
Nov 15, · This book is great, it describes the Great Society Programs during the Johnson Administration (), as well as their outcome. The book is a good source for readers interested in presidential history, the Johnson Administration, or history in elizrosshubbell.com by: Nov 19, · "Great Society is accurate history that reads like a novel, covering the high hopes and catastrophic missteps of our well-meaning leaders." — Alan Greenspan Today, a battle rages in.
The Great Society (Timeline 10/27/62 - USA Book great society? book ‘The Great Society’ is Book 3 of the alternative history series Timeline 10/27/62 – USA. In the alternative timeline of the post-Cuban Missiles War the swinging sixties never happened.
‘The Great Society’ is the third verse of the American story of Armageddon/5. “The Great Society created more.” In a follow-up to her The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (), Shlaes writes that Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society reforms “seemed designed to finish the job” of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal government expansion and had similarly disastrous results.
The s reforms—community action, housing, and other programs—came “close enough to. Great Society, in U.S. history, term for the domestic policies of President Lyndon Johnson. In his first State of the Union message, he called for a war on poverty and the creation of a "Great Society," a prosperous nation that had overcome racial divisions.
Good book, its one of my brother's favorites. The message of the book was to live simply and less materialistic. We can't all renounce society and become a hermit and we do have to live in society, but don't have to be consumed with owning "things". It's a quick read, about pages and is well written/5.
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. New major spending programs that addressed. Dec 03, · “Great Society,” however, is a deeply flawed contribution to that discourse.
Shlaes relies on her talents as a narrator to make the case that, as she puts it, “the government lost the war on Author: Binyamin Appelbaum. Jan 28, · Joshua Zeitz, a Politico Magazine contributing editor, is the author of Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House, which will be.
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Jan 15, · In "Great Society: A New History," Amity Shlaes writes that the social and economic issues of the s and '70s and the solutions advanced to resolve them -- always led by government -.
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Apr 05, · In truth, the Great Society marked the culmination of the effort by liberals to use the concept of positive rights (the right to a decent education, a good job, adequate health care) as opposed to negative rights (freedom of religion, freedom of speech, the right to vote) to achieve social and economic elizrosshubbell.com: Randall B.
Woods. InPresident Lyndon B. Johnson announced his “Great Society” proposal, which would create new welfare programs, expand food stamps, give birth to Medicaid and Medicare, fund the arts. Nov 27, · Part of the case for justifying those policies involves discrediting the alternative.
That seems to be the project of GREAT SOCIETY, and for all its scholarly trappings, one’s reaction to this book is likely to turn on the political orientation the reader brings to it. Nov 19, · Great Society, however, is a deeply flawed contribution to that discourse The book is well written; it goes down easy.
But Shlaes’s evidence is highly selective: Medicare and Medicaid, the largest antipoverty programs created by the Johnson administration, are barely mentioned.2/4(5). HENRY and the GREAT SOCIETY. Title: HENRY AND THE GREAT SOCIETY Author: CREATIVE PRINTERS Created Date: 5/19/ PM.
Jan 01, · close overlay Buy Featured Book Title Building the Great Society Subtitle Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House Author Joshua Zeitz. Your purchase helps support NPR programming.“ The Great Society is a place where every child can ﬁnd knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents.
It is a place where leisure is a welcome chance to build and reﬂect, not a feared cause of boredom and restlessness. It is a place.Feb 09, · Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society was the most ambitious and controversial American reform effort since the New Deal of Franklin Roosevelt.
Conceived in a time of prosperity rather than devastating depression, it sought to forge a consensus that 4/5(1).