Nov 28 Notes - Michael Harrington, The Other America, 1962...

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The Great Society Keyword War on Poverty Immigration act of 1965 Election of 1964 Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Great Society – “an end to poverty and racial injustice” (Johnson wanted to address. Johnson became the president only because of the assassination of JFK) Barry Goldwater, Conservative Arizona Senator – “Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” “Mushroom cloud” ad – making fun of Barry Goldwater. From flowers comes a mushroom: nuclear) Johnson Treatment Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society”
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Unformatted text preview: Michael Harrington, The Other America, 1962 Water on Poverty-Job Corps Job-training for young people (for those who didnt go to college)-Head Start free education for pre-schoolers (-Upward Bound (taking students from high school and taking them to college to see/experience. Showing ethos and pathos of college) The New Environmentalism (environmentalism is for total protection) Rachel Carson , Silent Spring 1962 Clean Water and Air Acts, 1965 Endangered species Preservation Act, 1966 Earth Day, 1970...
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