60s Liberalism

Katznelson, “Was the Great Society a Lost Opportunity?”

What historical origins and factors did the author note that were important in shaping Johnson’s Great Society?

To who was the Great Society aimed?

What kind of programs were included in the Great Society?  How is this a liberal program?

How did the Great Society compare/differ from the New Deal?

If Great Society economists did not try to redistribute income, what did their programs like Job Corps attempt to do?

What was the aim or focus of what the author calls the Great Society social policy experts?

What political problems or opposition did the Great Society have to overcome?