Poverty in the United States
Sara Murray talked about the recent Census data showing a record 42.6 million Americans living in poverty, and she responded to telephone… read more
Sara Murray talked about the recent Census data showing a record 42.6 million Americans living in poverty, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the demographics of those living in poverty, the impact of the 2008 economic downturn, and methods for measuring poverty.
Mark Lopez talked by telephone about a recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center that showed Hispanics now make up the largest group of children living in poverty.
Current political cartoons were shown at the end of the program. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Lopez, Mark Hugo Associate Director Pew Research Hispanic Center
- Murray, Sara Correspondent Wall Street Journal->Economics
- Orgel, Paul Host C-SPAN
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