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Why Poverty? | Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty | PBS

Duration: 53:31 (Full Program)
Program: Global Voices #525
Broadcast Date: Nov. 28, 2012

For the whole of modern civilization, humans have attempted and failed to eradicate poverty. What can we learn from generations of failed efforts? Using a combination of animation, archival material, live action, anecdote, and humor, Poor Us looks at mankind’s periodic efforts to alleviate poverty with the hope that we will get a better sense of how to move forward.


Post Date: November 28, 2012
Expiration Date: November 5, 2019