U.S. Demographic Changes Between 1940 and 2010
This program is part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
Thomas Mesenbourg and Connie Potter talked about the first-ever release of records and surveys from the 1940 U.S. decennial census after the expiration of a 72-year confidentiality clause. The guests discussed major demographic and social changes that have occurred between the 1940 and 2010 censuses. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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Tom Mesenbourg Deputy Director U.S. Census Bureau
Connie Potter Genealogist National Archives and Records Administration
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