The War on Poverty

Moderated by Rick Badie

Nelson Mandela said that poverty, like slavery and apartheid, was man-made and unnatural. Meanwhile, President Lyndon B. Johnson pledged a war 50 years ago to fight this nation’s poverty. Today, we offer three perspectives — two regional, and one national — on an issue that continues to endure.

War on Poverty still with us despite gains By Bill Bolling Anniversaries can be inspiring. They often give us reason to celebrate, look back or even look forward with new insight and wisdom. As the country looks back at the War on Poverty, we still are [...]