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Losing Ground and In Pursuit

If you are concerned with the problems of the underclass and what can be done to solve them, then you should not miss Charles Murray's presentation, which is sponsored by the Salvatori Center.

Mr. Murray is the Bradley Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is best known as the author of Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980 (1984), an influential and controversial analysis of the reforms of the 1960s. In 1988, he published In Pursuit: Of Happiness and Good Government, broadening the focus of Losing Ground to explore fundamental questions of "success" in social policy.

The highly-respected Murray was named one of the 150 "People Who Make a Difference" in national policy-making by National Journal. U.S. News & World Report included him as one of the thirty-two men and women who dominate the contemporary intellectual debate on social policy. Mr. Murray has also written articles for The Public Interest, The New Republic and Commentary. He also has lectured around the world and has testified before congressional committees dealing with poverty and welfare.