Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Did Buchanan support segregated school vouchers?

| July 20, 2018

Last summer during the peak of the¬†Democracy in Chains scandal, Georg Vanberg brought two letters to light in which James M. Buchanan shared his private thoughts on the relationship between segregation and school vouchers. Writing to his friend Arthur Seldon, Buchanan expressed his concern about “the evils of race-class-cultural segregation that an unregulated voucher scheme […]