A discussion of a six-point credo of public policy toward the dependency problem in California. The basis for this credo is: a definition of dependency suitable for the 1960's, concentration on turnover, immediate emphasis on research, willingness to experiment, present and proposed social welfare programs weighed against the national need for survival, and the rebirth of humanitarian spirit. By following this credo with consistency, enthusiasm, and sincerity over a period of years, the author believes that all the needs of the people of California will gradually be met. 8 pp.
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