Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 13, issue 1, P81-94 2002 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2010.0483 View full text
Matthew G. Marin

Abstract: The Newark, New Jersey, riot of 1967, sparked in part by tensions created by the conflicting emphasis of President Lyndon Johnson's Model Cities Program, community action programs, and the New Jersey state medical school's move to Newark's Central Ward, has profoundly affected the medical school and its delivery of medical care in Newark. This paper delineates how these Johnson-era programs contributed to the riot and details the continuing legacy of these events on the medical school and the delivery of healt…

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