Presidential Vetoes
Universal Child Care, Nixon, 1971 America came close to a system of universal, federally financed day care. But after the Comprehensive Child Development Act passed Congress on a bipartisan vote in 1971, President Nixon vetoed it, arguing it would weaken families with "communal approaches to child rearing." The idea then faded from American politics. (Photo: University of Denver nursery, Oct. 13, 1971.)John Preito—Denver Post/Getty Images
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Presidential Vetoes
Universal Child Care, Nixon, 1971 America came close to a system of universal, federally financed day care. But after th
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10 Vetoes That Shaped Recent Political History

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