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Wesley G. Phelps - A PEOPLE’S WAR ON POVERTY book signing

Presented by Brazos Bookstore at Brazos Bookstore, Houston TX

May 20 2014
Wesley G. Phelps - A PEOPLE’S WAR ON POVERTY book signing

Brazos Bookstore presents Wesley G. Phelps – A PEOPLE’S WAR ON POVERTY book signing. Tuesday, May 20 at 7pm.

Wesley G. Phelps investigates the on-the-ground implementation of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty during the 1960s and 1970s. He argues that the fluid interaction between federal policies, urban politics, and grassroots activists created a significant site of conflict over the meaning of American democracy and the rights of citizenship that historians have largely overlooked.

In Houston in particular, the War on Poverty spawned fierce political battles that revealed

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Free

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7pm

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Brazos Bookstore

2421 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005

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