(Who Cares?) PDF FREE Þ Katherine S. Newman
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THE GREAT SOCIETY ERAS THE COLLECTIVE MEMORY IS ONE Great Society eras the collective memory is one solidarity and compassion for the ess fortunate
#WHO CARES CHALLENGES THIS STORY BY EXAMINING OPINION POLLS #Cares challenges this story by examining opinion polls etters to presidents from average citizens This evidence some of it ittle known reveals a much darker impatient attitude toward the poor the unemployed and the dispossessed during the 1930s.
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"not that americans "that Americans callous but that they are freuently about public support for the poor It also suggests that presidential eadership reuires bold action regardless of opinion poll. Oards from 30 years ago to support the case that presidential "administrations always went against public opinion when developing arge scale social programs She conc. And 1960s "always went against public opinion when developing arge scale social programs She conc. And 1960s 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 ittle public support
IN THE 1980S AND 1990S FORthe 1980s and 1990s for efforts to unravel the progressive heritage of th.