PBS NewsHour

Will new manufacturing help ease Mississippi poverty?

Clip: 02/05/2015 | 9m 24s

In Mississippi, where the unemployment rate peaks at 15 percent in some areas, pockets of new manufacturing have ignited hopes for an economic rebirth. And while signs of growth give some people hope for a new era, how much will the area's poor actually benefit? NewsHour's John Larson reports.

Aired: 02/05/15

Rating: NR

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