Poverty and Landownership in the 1960s

In Dr. Dwight Billings’ APP 200 class we’ve been teaching about the War on Poverty and models of poverty that were prevalent in the 1960s.

Here are some links to share:

Appalachia: Rich Land, Poor People: https://archive.org/details/appalachiarichlandpoorpeople 

What Happens When You Don’t Own the Land: http://www.dailyyonder.com/what-happens-when-you-dont-own-land/2009/07/03/2205/

Chapter 7: Bombs and bullets in Clear Creek: http://www.kentucky.com/news/special-reports/fifty-years-of-night/article44430654.html


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