Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the importance of… read more

Tavis Smiley moderated a discussion focusing on poverty in the United States. Panelists discussed issues including the importance of education, prisons, welfare programs, the size of government, and the federal budget. The panelists generally criticized the administration for not focusing on poverty and Tavis Smiley called on President Obama to hold a “White House Conference on the Eradication of Poverty in America.”

Mr. Smiley’s annual forum was titled “Vision for a New America: A Future without Poverty.” It was held in the Lisner Auditorium of George Washington University. close

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  • Chilton, Mariana Director Drexel University School of Public Health->Center for Hunger-Free Communities
  • DeMoro, RoseAnn Executive Director National Nurses United
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Tavis Smiley Presents Poverty in America

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Program ID:
310437-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jan 17, 2013 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 17, 2013 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2013 | 11:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 18, 2013 | 12:40pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 18, 2013 | 12:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 18, 2013 | 3:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2013 | 3:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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