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Book Review: Dan Geary’s

Beyond Civil Rights

The Moynihan Report enjoys the rare distinction of being an internal government document  that pundits and the public seem to never tire of discussing. Then again, rarely are such discussions so predictable and routine and yet always presented as new and revelatory. But in Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy, Daniel Geary tells the tale of the origins, controversy, and continuing relevance of the Moynihan Report without recycling stale storylines or decrepit assumptions. On the contrary, the story of the Senator that conservatives and liberals alike love to sentimentalize is full of the drama of humanity – Read more