Politics and Policy: The Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson Years (Google eBook)

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Contents

From Gloom to Euphoria
3
For the Unemployed Jobs An Activist Fiscal Policy
13
The First Test
15
The Second Test
20
The Partisan Conflict Hardens
29
Economics Versus Politics
34
Fiscal Activism Prevails
40
For the Unemployed Jobs Structural Measures
57
Beyond Opportunity to Achievement
283
For the Old Health Care
287
Groping for Position
291
The Rise of a National Issue
296
The Struggle for Consensus
308
For All a Better Outdoor Environment
322
The Dispute over the Federal Role
323
The Acceptance of Federal Responsibility
345

The Area Redevelopment Deadlock
60
Other Measures Take Form
73
Kennedy Breaks the Deadlock
83
The Appalachian Experiment
97
The Public Works and Economic Development Act
105
For the Poor Opportunity
111
Failure and Ferment
114
The War Is Declared
134
For the Young Schools
155
Years of Frustration
156
The National Defense Education Act
173
More Years of Frustration
180
The Education Crisis Reaches College
195
Education Becomes a National Responsibility
205
For Minorities Equal Rights
221
Historic Breakthrough
222
Victory For Moderation
238
The Rejection of Moderation
250
Campaign Promisesand Legislative Priorities
254
Birminghamand the Third Civil Rights Act
259
Selmaand the Fourth Civil Rights Act
271
Black Powerand the Bill That Failed
275
Beauty for America
361
Ideas and Parties
385
Democratic Initiative
389
Table 1 Party Initiative and Response Major Legislative Measures 155360
390
Republican Response
415
Ideas and Elections
430
The 195354 Recessionand the Democratic Resurgence
431
Public Response to Activism
441
Public Response to the Republican Appeal
452
The Issues and the Elections 1958 and 1960
456
The Kennedy Mandate
466
Ideas and Laws
471
The Democratic Program Blocked
473
The Democratic Program Unblocked
481
Development of New Measures
489
Ebbing of the Tide
496
Toward More Responsive Government
506
Congressional Reform
512
Party Realignment
523
The Agenda of Activism
536
INDEX
541
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