The Shadow
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The Shadow

It Can Happen Here

“A country that tolerates evil means- evil manners, standards of ethics-for a
generation, will be so poisoned that it never will have any good end.”

― Sinclair Lewis, It Can’t Happen Here

I am a child of “The Great Society,” President Lyndon Johnson’s call to use the country’s post–World War II prosperity to “enrich and elevate our national life.” With an overwhelming majority in Congress, he was able to sign into law 84 pieces of legislation, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the antipoverty Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, the Food Stamp…

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Richard Levick

Richard Levick

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Richard Levick is Chairman and CEO of @LEVICK, a leading global communications and public affairs firm.