Lewis publishes Children of Sanchez | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
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Anthropology professor Oscar Lewis publishes Children of Sanchez, an examination of poverty that gained worldwide attention and influenced U.S. policymakers, including President Lyndon Johnson and the War on Poverty.

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Jan 01, 1961
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Oscar Lewis, cs. 1970. Credit University Archives.
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Oscar Lewis, cs. 1970. Credit University Archives.