Tag: Poverty
POVERTY TOUR 1
Interview
Airdate: October 11, 2011

Part 2 of the week’s Poverty Tour shows puts the spotlight on the new poor. Around the theme of “I Had Everything,” Tavis also talks with Vicki B. Escarra, CEO of Feeding America.

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Interview
Airdate: October 14, 2011

In the last night of discussions on poverty in America, the president-CEO of Sojourners and chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Faith shares his observations after recently visiting the Occupy Wall Street protests.

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Interview
Airdate: October 13, 2011

The noted economist, director of Columbia’s Earth Institute and co-founder of Millennium Promise explains how we can end poverty globally.

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Interview
Airdate: October 12, 2011

The Secretary of Health and Human Services identifies what the current administration has gotten right in dealing with the issue of poverty.

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Interview
Airdate: October 11, 2011

The president-CEO of Feeding America shares her concerns about the poverty crisis facing women and children in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: October 10, 2011

Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West, who explains why the future of American democracy is predicated on how this issue is handled.

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Interview
Airdate: October 10, 2011

Tavis begins this week of shows on poverty in the U.S. with a theme of “Suffering to Speak,” in which he and Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West explain why they felt it was important to embark upon their 18-city, 11-state Poverty Tour this past summer.

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Interview
Airdate: October 5, 2011

With nearly one in six Americans living in poverty, next week’s series of shows will put a human face on the alarming newly released data about life in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: September 6, 2011

Tavis previews next week’s primetime special: Tavis Smiley Reports, “Too Important to Fail.”

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Interview
Airdate: August 22, 2011

The president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation discusses the organization’s new report, which reveals the shocking number of children living in poverty in the U.S.

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