Poverty in the U.S.
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West talked about the latest Census Bureau statistics that found 15 percent of Americans live below the poverty… read more
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West talked about the latest Census Bureau statistics that found 15 percent of Americans live below the poverty line. They also discussed the upcoming presidential election, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program.
Following news headlines Joe Palmer of Fort Worth, Texas, who was attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa, talked about “Washington Journal.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Peter Slen Host C-SPAN
- Tavis Smiley Talk Show Host PBS
- Cornel West Professor Emeritus Princeton University->Center for African American Studies
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