Book Discussion on Whatever It Takes

The panel talked about the effects of poverty in the U.S.. Paul Tough interviewed Geoffrey Canada. Mr. Tough is wrote a biography… read more

The panel talked about the effects of poverty in the U.S.. Paul Tough interviewed Geoffrey Canada. Mr. Tough is wrote a biography of Mr. Canada. Mr. Canada argued that children in poverty must be assisted dually in the educational system and the community. The panel talked about the prevalence of sexual violence, childhood poverty, socio-economic barriers that lead to the cycle of poverty, and attempts by educational organizations to educate children.

The Harlem Children’s Zone is an educational group that targets the impoverished from pregnant mothers through secondary school. It has been successful in student retention and abilities.

Paul Tough is the author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  close

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 5, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 3, 2009

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  • Oct 05, 2008 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2008 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2009 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2009 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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