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Fri, 10.27.1978

The Full Employment Bill is Signed

On this date in 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed the Hawkins-Humphrey Full Employment Bill.

Co-authored and sponsored by black Congressman Augustus F. Hawkins with Minnesota Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, this act was also called the “Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act.”


Federal Reserve

Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History
Volume 1, ISBN #0-02-897345-3
Jack Salzman, David Lionel Smith, Cornel West

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