Fifty million people go hungry in the United States every day, including one in four children, according to U.S. government reports. Ray Suarez speaks with director Lori Silverbush about her new documentary, “A Place at the Table,” which challenges the viewer’s assumptions about who is hungry and why.
David Johnson and Susan Heavey talked about some of the details contained in the U.S. Census Bureau annual report, “Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage: 2011,” and they responded to viewers’ comments on their own household income. Among the findings of the report were a drop in median household income, the poverty remained about the same, and fewer people went without health insurance.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series
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