The New American Poverty / Michael Harrington

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The New American Poverty / Michael Harrington
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THE NEW AMERICAN POVERTY / Michael Harrington [1928-1989]. David Rothenberg interviews Michael Harrington, author of the book, The New American Poverty. Harrington discusses the relationship between poverty and crime. His personal mission is to have the corporate rich participate in the war on poverty and crime. He suggests the poor should not be blamed for welfare expenses, rather the problem rests with a system that denies the responsibilities and roles played by the wealthy. - Broadcast, September 20, 1984.

Date Recorded on: 
September 6, 1984
Date Broadcast on: 
September 20, 1984
Item duration: 
28 min.
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