Nation: A PROGRAM FOR THE CITIES

In an eloquent summary of its "principles, goals and commitments," the newly formed Urban Coalition of 1,200 business, labor, religious, civil rights and local government leaders last week in Washington set forth a bold and comprehensive program to alleviate the desperate plight of U.S. cities. Excerpts:

WE believe the tangible effects of the urban riots in terms of death, injury and property damage, horrifying though they are, are less to be feared than the intangible damage to men's minds. We believe that our thoughts and actions should be directed to the deep-rooted problems...

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