Speech delivered at Des Moines, Iowa

October 9, 1966


Des Moines, IA

In this mobile society, with most Americans moving across state lines at least once in their lifetime, the education of a child in Iowa contributes to the whole nation— and a stunted education elsewhere can force Iowa to spend more on welfare and police and housing. Education is a national resource; it should be paid for on a national basis, with each paying his share as a citizen of the nation.