Poverty and Income in 2006

Following remarks by Strobe Talbott and Mayor Bloomberg on poverty and social policy, participants talked about a recent report by the… read more

Following remarks by Strobe Talbott and Mayor Bloomberg on poverty and social policy, participants talked about a recent report by the Census Bureau on poverty and family income for 2006. The report indicated that the poverty rate had decreased for the first time in several years, but that uninsurance rates continued to climb. They talked about interpretations of the data and the potential impact on public policy. They also answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Gary Burtless Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
  • Robert A. George Associate Editor New York Post->Editorial Page
  • Ronald Haskins Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
  • Wade F. Horn Assistant Secretary Department of Health and Human Services->Administration for Children and Families
  • Isabel V. Sawhill Vice President and Director (Former) Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
  • Strobe Talbott President Brookings Institution
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Program ID:
200739-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2007

Airing Details

  • Aug 28, 2007 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2007 | 8:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2007 | 11:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 2007 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2007 | 9:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2007 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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