What the 50-Year War on Poverty Tells Us About Government

When five decades of spending hasn't caused the statistics to change, it's time for new ideas and new politics.

WASHINGTON, : US President Lyndon B. Johnson delivers a speech 28 July 1965 in the White House in Washington, D.C., about US policy in the Vietnam war, ordering more US troops to Vietnam. 29 June American troops have gone onto the offensive for the first time in Vietnam. In a joint operation with South Vietnamese forces they overran a network of trenches and tunnels in a Vietcong stronghold 30 miles east of Saigon. 
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