Friday, October 14, 2016

"Opponents Cast National Child Care in Cold War Terms"

"In the end, the bill allowed the poorest children to attend for free with a sliding scale for others. After sorting through such tensions, the legislation had strong bipartisan support. To many, including in the Whitehouse, child care seemed a winning issue heading into the 1972 elections."

Jennifer Ludden on NPR's All Things Considered investigates what happened to 1971's Comprehensive Child Development Act.

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