Tom Eblen

May 13, 2014

Tom Eblen: Veterans of the War on Poverty offer some answers for Appalachia

What are the lessons of the War on Poverty? Not that poverty can't be overcome, or that government efforts won't work. It is that change will never come from people with a vested interest in the status quo.

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About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen


Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.