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PBS NewsHour | 49 Million Americans in Poverty, Census Calculates | PBS

Duration: 09:12
Program: PBS NewsHour #10192
Broadcast Date: Nov. 7, 2011

The Census Bureau released a new unofficial count of poverty in America on Monday, showing about 16 percent of the population live at or below the poverty line. Ray Suarez discusses the new numbers with The Brookings Institution's Ron Haskins and the Institute for Women's Policy Research's Heidi Harrmann.

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Post Date: November 7, 2011