Reporting on Economic Disparity
A panel discussion was held on reporting of the economic disparity between the rich and the poor. The panelists discussed the problems… read more
A panel discussion was held on reporting of the economic disparity between the rich and the poor. The panelists discussed the problems revealed by the evacuation for Hurricane Katrina as well as the relationship between wealth and race. They responded to questions and comments from students in the audience. Mr. Milewski moderated the panel.
David Shipler is the author of The Working Poor: Invisible in America, published by Knopf. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Colman McCarthy Founder and Director Center for Teaching Peace
- John Milewski Host Close Up Foundation
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