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    Census Report on Poverty

    Robert Doar and Olivia Golden talked about a recent census report showing 45 million Americans living below the poverty line. They also examined the societal and economic roots of…

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    America's Promise Summit Declaration Signing Ceremony

    President Obama was joined by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and his wife Alma Powell in the Oval Office as he signed America’s Promise Summit Declaration in support of…

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    HUD Secretary Julian Castro on Housing Policy Priorities

    Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro outlined his priorities and his vision for the department. He also talked about the role of the Government National Mortgage…

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    Book Discussion on Cut Adrift

    Marianne Cooper talked about her book, Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times, in which she reports on the state of the American family in the wake of the recent economic…

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    Challenges Facing America's Youth

    Damon Williams talked by video uplink from Atlanta about the challenges facing America’s youth. Topics included poor academic performance, discrimination, violence, and…

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    Open Phones

    The telephone lines were open for viewer comments on “Your Income: Still Feeling Impact of Recession?” The lines were divided between those whose income grew, decreased, or…

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    Book Discussion on Billionaires

    Darrell West talked about his book, Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust, in which he looks at the influence of the wealthy on politics, philanthropy, and society. The program…

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    Senator Harkin on Disabled Persons Treaty

    Senator Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Tom Harkin (D-IA) asked for adoption of an international disabled persons treaty. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) objected because…

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    AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary

    President Obama and former President Clinton took part in a celebration of the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps. President Clinton launched the service program in 1994. A new group of…

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    Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

    Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) talked about her efforts to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Representative Moore, a domestic violence victim herself, also discussed the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question “What are your thoughts on domestic violence?” Alex Bolton also spoke by telephone about…

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    Violence Against Women Act 20th Anniversary Commemoration

    Vice Presiden Biden delivered remarks at the National Archives to mark the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. As a senator, he was the chief sponsor of the original…

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    Panel Discussion on Housing for Older Americans

    Panelists talked about the public and private sector roles for meeting the housing needs of a growing senior populations. Speakers included Assistant Health and Human Services…

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    Class in America, Part 3

    Phones lines were open for viewer calls on the topic of “Class in America,” with phone lines divided according to callers' income. Patrick Rucker talked by phone about an…

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    Class in America, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the topic of “Class in America,” with phone lines divided according to callers' income.

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    Chris Herbert on Housing for Older Americans

    Chris Herbert talked about the housing needs of senior citizens and released a report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, Housing America’s Older Adults:…

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    Henry Cisneros on Housing for Older Americans

    Henry Cisneros talked about the housing needs of seniors, as well as a report released by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies which examined this issue. He shared a personal…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Hazing and Teen Dating Violence

    Panelists focused on the problems of teenage hazing and dating violence. Darlene Johnson defined teen dating violence and stalking. She stated that each year 1.5 million high…

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    Immigration and Undocumented Workers in Lynn, Massachusetts

    Speakers talked about the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, and its experiences with high levels of immigration, including its effects on crime, municipal services, state and local budgets, the…

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    Challenges Facing Young Adults

    Tom Snyder and Jennifer Brown Lerner talked about a federal interagency special report that aimed to identify challenges and opportunities for young adults age 18 to 24 and their needs as…

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