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(The Washington Post)
Poverty in America
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In a new survey, four out of five American adults said they've struggled financially, and 15 percent of Americans live in poverty. Nia-Malika Henderson talks to Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-Pa.) about taking the "food stamp challenge". She also talks to filmmaker Harry Gantz, who directed "Winter in America," and Diedre Melson, who was featured in the film.
In a new survey, four out of five American adults said they've struggled financially, and 15 percent of Americans live in poverty. Nia-Malika Henderson talks to Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-Pa.) about taking the "food stamp challenge". She also talks to filmmaker Harry Gantz, who directed "Winter in America," and Diedre Melson, who was featured in the film.
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