50 Years of the Great Society: Legacies of Lyndon Johnson’s Ann Arbor Address
Sidney M. Milkis,
February 17, 2014
12:30PM - 2:00PM (EST)
Fifty years ago this spring, Lyndon Johnson launched his Great Society initiative with a commencement address at the University of Michigan, where he offered a vision of U.S. government action across issues ranging from poverty to racial injustice to the environment. This special Presidents' Day panel organized by the Miller Center’s GUIAN McKEE and SIDNEY M. MILKIS will also feature Dean HARRY HARDING of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and will offer perspective on the consequences, legacy, and relevance today of LBJ’s landmark legislation.
Lunch will be served. RSVP required by noon on Wednesday, February 12 to firstname.lastname@example.org.