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Read & Download Ù Who Cares? And 1960s Katherine Newman and Elisabeth Jacobs show that some of the social policies that Americans take for granted today suffered from declining public support just a few years after their inception Yet Americans have been eually unenthusiastic about efforts to dismantle social programs once they are well established Again contrary to popular belief conservative Republicans had little public support in the 1980s and 1990s for their efforts to unravel the progressive heritage of th.Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Katherine S. Newman
Read & Download Ù Who Cares? Americans like to think that they look after their own especially in times of hardship Particularly for the Great Depression and the Great Society eras the collective memory is one of solidarity and compassion for the less fortunate Who Cares challenges this story by examining opinion polls and letters to presidents from average citizens This evidence some of it little known reveals a much darker impatient attitude toward the poor the unemployed and the dispossessed during the 1930s.
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Read & Download Ù Who Cares? E New Deal and the Great Society Whether creating or rolling back such programs leaders like Roosevelt Johnson Nixon and Reagan often found themselves working against public opposition and they left lasting legacies only by persevering despite it Timely and surprising Who Cares demonstrates not that Americans are callous but that they are freuently ambivalent about public support for the poor It also suggests that presidential leadership reuires bold action regardless of opinion poll.
- Who Cares?
- Katherine S. Newman
- 09 August 2018