Miller Center

Norbert Schlei

Speaker: Norbert A. Schlei
Date: May 15, 1980
Description
Schlei worked in the Justice Department and was associated with Lyndon B. Johnson?s War on Poverty Task Force. He explains the methodology (which would incorporate all levels of government) utilized by the task force in order to combat poverty. Particularly interesting are his comments on the complexities of utilizing a potentially racist local government. Schlei also discusses Johnson?s policies, his cabinet, and inter-agency relationships.

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