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What strides have we made in the war on poverty?

  • Aired: 01/08/2014
  • 12:41
  • Rating: NR
In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson launched a broad platform to abolish American poverty. Fifty years later, Kwame Holman looks back on the historic legislation, while Jeffrey Brown talks to presidential historian Robert Dallek, Angela Glover Blackwell of PolicyLink and Glenn Hubbard of Columbia University about our progress.
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