Poverty in America

Panelists talked about poverty in America. Margaret Garb spoke about some of the well-known photographers and journalists who… read more

Panelists talked about poverty in America. Margaret Garb spoke about some of the well-known photographers and journalists who documented the severe poverty in both rural and urban America. Adell Patton spoke about the experience of rural African-Americans during the Depression through his own personal narrative, and John McManus explores how poverty impacted the decision to serve for soldiers in World War II. The National Archives in St. Louis hosted this program. close

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  • Garb, Margaret Associate Professor Washington University in St. Louis->History
  • McGraw, Bryan Director National Personnel Records Center->Archival Programs
  • McManus, John C. Associate Professor Missouri University of Science and Technology->History and Political Science Department
  • Patton, Adell Associate Professor University of Missouri, St. Louis->History Department
  • Smith, Jonathan C. Assistant Professor St. Louis University->African American Studies
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Poverty in America

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Program ID:
312909-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 23, 2013

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  • Sep 02, 2013 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2013 | 12:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2013 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2013 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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