War On Poverty Still Worth Fighting?

Posted: September 19, 2013 in poverty
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It has been almost 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson declared a “War on Poverty.” But more than 15 percent of Americans still lived in poverty last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau. Host Michel Martin discusses how the country is tackling poverty today with researcher Isabel Sawhill and economics professor Martha Bailey.

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