PBS NewsHour

Why are so many children living in poverty?

Clip: 07/21/2015 | 7m 5s

Child poverty is worse now than it was before the Great Recession, despite strides toward economic recovery. That's according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which found that rates were most severe for African-American and Native American children. Gwen Ifill talks to Annie E. Casey Foundation President Patrick McCarthy and Mark Hugo Lopez of the Pew Research Center.

Aired: 07/21/15

Rating: NR

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