SOURCE: Boston Review
by Lawrence B. Glickman
The Republican Party's reputation as the "Party of Ideas" in the late 1970s and 1980s was generally created by Democratic Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who derided the New Deal and Great Society as stale and outdated in a struggle to push the Democratic Party to the right.
SOURCE: Skipped History
by Ben Tumin
Ben Tumin's "Skipped History" video series tackles the legacy of the Moynihan Report through the work of historians Elizabeth Hinton and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by John Hoberman and Tim Naftali
After Tim Naftali's article on Ronald Reagan's racism earlier this year, the Atlantic published two letters discussing Daniel Patrick Moynihan's views on race.
SOURCE: The Penn Press Log
by Daniel Geary
Nearly all uses of the Moynihan Report in 2015 fit either of the established patterns: attributing persistent inequality to African Americans’ flawed familial and cultural values or calling for “national action” to redress persistent racial inequality.
by John A. Farrell
A lesson for the opposition, from Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Richard Nixon.
by Kenneth Weisbrode
The world remembers Francis Fukuyama’s "The End of History" and Samuel Huntington’s "The Clash of Civilizations." But it was Moynihan who got the future right.
by Scott Porch
He was a lifelong Democrat but tough to pigeonhole as either a conservative or liberal, and he had worked in both Johnson and Nixon administrations.
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