Lowell Lecture

Fighting Poverty: From LBJ to Obama

Date & Time

Feb. 26, 2015


John F. Kennedy Library
Columbia Point Boston, MA 02125
Driving Directions


Nicolas Lemann, Julian Zelizer, Mark Shriver, Scott Stossel, Melissa Boteach

Presenting Organization

John F. Kennedy Library



Mark Shriver, son of Sargent Shriver; Princeton Professor Julian Zelizer, author of the recently published The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society; Melissa Boteach, Vice President of Half in Ten and the Poverty and Prosperity Program at American Progress; and New Yorker writer Nicolas Lemann discuss the legacy of the War on Poverty programs with Scott Stossel, editor of The Atlantic.