Michael Harrington’s book The Other America (ISBN 0-684-82678-X) was an influential study of poverty in the United States, published driving force behind the "war on poverty." The Boston Globe editorialized that Medicaid, Medicare, food stamps and expanded social security benefits were traceable to Harrington’s ideas. Harrington became the pre-eminent spokesman for socialism in America.
The documentary included a brief history of socialism in America, and raised questions concerning
Educating the Other America.(Educating the Other America: Top Experts Tackle Poverty, Literacy, and Achievement in Our Schools)(Brief article)(Book review)
Dec 01, 2008; Educating the Other America Susan B. Neuman Paul H Brookes PO Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 9781557669063, $39.95,...