Poverty in the U.S
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
Robert Rector and Isabel Sawhill talked about the state of poverty in the U.S. and the impact of cuts to programs such as SNAP (food stamps) on the economy and individuals and families. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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Nancy Calo Producer C-SPAN->Radio
Robert E. Rector Senior Research Fellow Heritage Foundation->Domestic Policy Studies
Isabel V. Sawhill Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
Juana Summers Guest Host C-SPAN
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