When Jean Camper Cahn wrote these words in a 1984 tribute to civil rights scholar Clarence Clyde Ferguson, Jr., she must have seen a world markedly different from the one she helped to create as a leading architect of the War on Poverty. With the eighties' own War on the Poor, it is easy to understand Jean Cahn's despair at the passing of another hero.
"A Tribute to Jean Camper Cahn,"
Yale Law & Policy Review: Vol. 9
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/ylpr/vol9/iss1/2