How Far Have We Come, and Where Are We Going? (A Conference Report)
One goal of studying the past is not to be trapped by history but to transcend it.
– Historian Michael B. Katz (1939-2014)
Last week, the University of Pennsylvania hosted “The War on Poverty at 50: Its History and Legacy.” Your correspondent (Merlin) spoke at the event while furiously taking notes during all the panels to produce the write-up you have before you. Continue reading