Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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More Than 50% of Kids Will Live With Single Mom

Lack of biological dad in kids' lives also ups risk of antisocial behavior: report

(Newser) - In 1965, sociologist Daniel Patrick Moynihan (who later became the iconic New York senator) published a controversial study about the increasing number of black families headed by single moms, in which he asserted that black children growing up without male breadwinners would have a harder time breaking the poverty cycle.... More »

As Nixon Aide, Moynihan Warned of Climate Change in '69

25% CO2 rise by 2000 would mean 'Goodbye New York'

(Newser) - President Richard Nixon's inner circle worried about the effects of global warming more than 30 years ago, according to documents released by his library yesterday. Future Democratic star Daniel Patrick Moynihan in 1969 urged a global system of monitoring carbon dioxide, and worried that CO2 would rise 25% by 2000.... More »

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