Tag: Poverty
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Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2014

The celebration of Dr. King’s legacy concludes with an analysis of his stand against the Vietnam War and the growing economic divide that threatened U.S. stability.

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Interview
Airdate: October 22, 2013

Called “one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America,” Kaufmann weighs in on hunger, politics and policy.

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Interview
Airdate: October 22, 2013

With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children’s well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the U.S.

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Blog: A Look BackBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 25th, 2013

During the 1960s, Dorothy Cotton served as the SCLC’s education director and organized grassroots training programs that were important in the success of the 1963 March on Washington.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Austin summarizes the EPI’s “The Unfinished March” report, which addresses changes that have—or have not—occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Two longtime activists—the Children’s Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair—discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality.

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Interview
Airdate: May 24, 2013

We celebrate our landmark 2,000th show on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.

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Interview
Airdate: March 29, 2013

The pioneering creator of “community kitchens” describes how he plans to model the concept at L.A. Kitchen.

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Interview
Airdate: February 12, 2013

Pinsky discusses the work of his national network of Community Development Financial Institutions.

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Interview
Airdate: February 4, 2013

Vermont’s independent senator weighs in on what he feels are the important issues for the new Congressional session.

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