U.S. Poverty Level
Isabel Sawhill talked about Census Bureau data showing that 39.8 million Americans lived below the poverty line (defined as an income of… read more
Isabel Sawhill talked about Census Bureau data showing that 39.8 million Americans lived below the poverty line (defined as an income of $22,025 or below for a family of four). Ms. Sawhill discussed the impact of that figure in the context of a weak but recovering economy and continued job losses. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read headlines at the end of the program. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Nancy Calo Producer C-SPAN->Radio
- Isabel V. Sawhill Vice President and Director (Former) Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
- Peter Slen Host C-SPAN
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