“The image of the tumbledown slatboard shack in the rural South has been replaced by what is to my mind an even more regrettable, more terrible alternative—the filthy, freezing urban slum tenement. Added to the monumental problem of poverty in the cities is the totally related problem of segregated housing. These two monstrous national disgraces are really only one”


90th Cong., 2nd sess., Congressional Record 114 (February 14, 1968) at 2992.

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