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speech, June 6, 1965, Syracuse University, N.Y. address, June 29, 1966, to the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Detroit, Michigan address, May 31, 1966, Huron College, S. Dak. "All-America Tribute to Archbishop Iakovos" American Salesman Magazine (1966)
Slumism is the pent-up anger of people living on the outside of affluence. Slumism is decay of structure and deterioration of the human spirit. Slumism is a virus which spreads through the body politic. As other "isms," it breeds disorder and demagoguery and hate.
Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, June 13, 1966, U.S. Conference of Mayors, Dallas, Texas.
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