Report of
The National
Advisory Commission
on Civil Disorders

arch. Starp purch 6-19.68

.... The only genuine, long-range solution for what has happened lies in an attackmounted at every level-upon the conditions that breed despair and violence. All of us know what those conditions are: ignorance, discrimination, slums, poverty, disease, not enough jobs. We should attack these conditions—not because we are frightened by conflict, but because we are fired by conscience. We should attack them because there is simply no other way to achieve a decent and orderly society in America. ...

Lyndon Baines Johnson
Address to the Nation
June 27, 1967

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