Joseph A. Califano Jr. Quotes

I had learned from LBJ that courage is as important as tenacity if you are to get anything done in government.




Joseph A. Califano Jr., U. S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare (Democrat), Inside a Public and Private Life, 2004

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Joseph A. Califano Jr.
Joseph A. Califano Jr.
  • Born: May 15, 1931
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Government

Joseph Anthony Califano Jr. is a former United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare and the founder and chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia), an evidence-based research organization. He is one of two living former Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare (the other is his predecessor, Forrest David Mathews).

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