Opinion Columns & Blogs

May 5, 2013

Dan Glickman: Little attention paid to poverty

It has been nearly half a century since President Johnson declared “war on poverty.” That war produced great successes, and many of its initiatives have been profoundly effective – the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps); Head Start; Medicaid; the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program; school breakfast programs; and federal aid for poor schools and students.

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