Poverty in the United States
Bobbi Jackson read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.
Veronique de Rugy and Elizabeth Lower-Basch discussed poverty in the United States. Among the issues they addressed were government assistance programs, the prevalence of poverty in concentrated areas of the country, and the effectiveness of various public and private efforts to alleviate hunger and poverty. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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- Bobbi Jackson Host C-SPAN->Radio
Veronique De Rugy Senior Research Fellow Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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