Household Income Data
Richard Fry and David Wallace discussed the widening gap between the rich and poor in the U.S., which deepened during the economic… read more
Richard Fry and David Wallace discussed the widening gap between the rich and poor in the U.S., which deepened during the economic recession and was one of the biggest divides in the world. They discussed the causes, ways to combat and lessen the divide, and the social consequences of ignoring it,. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic devices.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Michael Wallace Director National League of Cities->Community and Economic Development Program
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