To The Contrary

TTC Extra: US Birth Rate Drops

Clip: Season 28 | 5m 53s

The US birth rate hit a 32-year low last year with 3.7 million babies born. While some advocates believe the US is already overcrowded, some economists and demographers believe the lower birth rate trend will stall economic growth. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Genevieve Wood, Sam Bennett, Rina Shah

Aired: 05/17/19

Rating: NR

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