A Reader Writes On The 48 Years Since Moynihan Report—The “Case For National Action” That Failed
From: An Anonymous Female Reader [Email her]
I was idly flipping through an issue of LIFE from the mid-sixties (cover story: `Runaway Kids: A World of Panhandling and Crash Pads`— having been born 1987, I can`t relate, thankfully).
I came unexpectedly on a feature-length paean to the late Sen. Pat Moynihan and his “sympathetic” “intellectual pragmatism”, etc, etc, etc.
It just strikes me, utterly horrific as ever, that the Moynihan Report [The Negro Family: The Case For National Action, Department of Labor, March 1965] was published forty-eight years ago and things have only deteriorated in America since.