LBJ’S NEGLECTED LEGACY: HOW LYNDON JOHNSON RESHAPED DOMESTIC POLICY AND GOVERNMENT
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars with the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin and the LBJ Washington Center
October 23, 2015
The LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Dean Robert Wilson and CFRP and CHASP Director Cynthia Osborne are in DC today at the launch event of new book, “LBJ’s Neglected Legacy: How Lyndon Johnson Researched Domestic Policy and Government.”
Dr. Osborne’s chapter “LBJ’s Legacy in Contemporary Social Welfare Policy: Have We Come Full Circle?” discusses how social welfare policies of today were seeded by LBJ in his War on Poverty and what lessons we can learn to meet the social challenges of the next 50 years.