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War on Poverty: Who’s Winning?

Posted Monday, January 13, 2014

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War on Poverty: Who’s Winning? Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson used his first State of the Union Address to declare war. The enemy: Poverty. He said, "We shall not rest until that war is won." A half century later, no one is declaring victory over poverty. But has Johnson's war made a difference? Or does the nation need a new plan of attack? Join Mike McIntyre for a conversation on fighting poverty, Monday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

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Government/Politics, Health, Children's Health, Race

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Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, D-Cleveland
Philip Cohen, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland; Senior Fellow at the Council on Contemporary Families
Kristi Williams, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology,The Ohio State University
Mittie Davis Jones, PhD, chair, urban studies, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

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Reports from the Council on Comtemporary Families

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