Poverty in America

The Joint Economic Committee heard testimony on statistics on American income and poverty from administration officials and economic scholars.… read more

The Joint Economic Committee heard testimony on statistics on American income and poverty from administration officials and economic scholars. Witnesses discussed a report on 1991 income data released by the U.S. Census Bureau earlier in the day, which showed a rise in the national poverty rate in the U.S. Committee Chairman Sarbanes noted that median household income dropped for the second year in a row, and criticized the administration’s claims that the recession would be short and shallow. close

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Poverty in America

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Program ID:
31849-1
Category:
Joint Committee
Format:
Joint Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 03, 1992 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 1992 | 4:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Sep 03, 1992 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 1992 | 12:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 1992 | 4:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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