Poverty Issues and the New Administration

Rebecca Blank talked and others spoke about recommendations to President-Elect Obama to make greater investments in economic opportunity… read more

Rebecca Blank talked and others spoke about recommendations to President-Elect Obama to make greater investments in economic opportunity and increase future economic mobility for poor children. Recommendations included expanded preschool education, greater support for post-secondary schooling, greater support for two-parent families, expanded assistance to low-wage workers, and the establishment of an effective measure of poverty to better understand the nature of the problem and to measure future progress. Jason DeParle moderated the discussion. close

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

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  • Jason DeParle Senior Writer New York Times->Washington Bureau
  • Ronald Haskins Co-Director Brookings Institution->Center on Chidren and Families
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Poverty Issues and the New Administration

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Program ID:
282559-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2008

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  • Nov 24, 2008 | 2:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2008 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2008 | 3:53am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2008 | 6:42pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2008 | 7:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
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