Thursday, January 09, 2014

WAR ON POVERTY - 50th Anniversary and No Victory

"50 years on, what strides have we made in the war on poverty?" PBS Newshour 1/8/2014


SUMMARY:  In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson launched a broad platform to abolish American poverty.  Fifty years later, Kwame Holman looks back on the historic legislation, while Jeffrey Brown talks to presidential historian Robert Dallek, Angela Glover Blackwell of PolicyLink, and Glenn Hubbard of Columbia University about our progress.


"The War on Poverty:  Not Just a Liberal Campaign"

"Who Counts as Poor in America?"

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