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US Poverty Rates Reach Pandemic High in March

Clip: 04/26/2021 | 7m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. poverty rate last month reached its highest point during the pandemic at 11.7%, according to researchers at the University of Chicago and the University of Notre Dame. We discuss the issue as part of WTTW’s Firsthand initiative exploring poverty.

Aired: 04/26/21

Rating: NR

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