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PBS NewsHour | How Strong Is Safety Net for Poor Americans? | PBS

Duration: 12:30
Program: PBS NewsHour #10254
Broadcast Date: Feb. 2, 2012

Presidential candidates have loaded recent stump speeches with references to wealth, taxes and "the very poor." Jeffrey Brown explores the role of poverty this election year with Lawrence Mead of New York University, Angela Glover Blackwell of the advocacy group PolicyLink and Barbara Perry of the University of Virginia.

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Post Date: February 2, 2012