The Appalachian Regional Commission: Twenty-Five Years of Government Policy (Paperback)

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The images of poverty in Appalachia that John F. Kennedy used in his campaign for the presidency in 1960 shocked and disturbed many Americans. Five years later, President Lyndon Johnson and the U.S. Congress demonstrated their commitment to that neglected and exploited region with the creation of the Appalachian Regional Commission. In this insightful book, Michael Bradshaw explores the ARC's unique federal-state partnership and analyses in detail the contributions of the local development distr.

About the Author


Michael Bradshaw teaches at the College of St. Mark and St. John in Plymouth, England.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780813151397
ISBN-10: 0813151392
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 184
Language: English