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A Q&A with the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of 'Poverty, By America'

Daniel Hautzinger

Matthew Desmond won a Pulitzer Prize for his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. His newest book tries to answer the questions, "Why is there so much poverty in the United States, and how can we finally end it?”

A Look Ahead at 'FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty'

Julia Maish

Go behind the scenes of the upcoming digital series FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty, which follows five people experiencing intergenerational poverty to better understand the daily challenges that make their circumstances difficult to escape.

"Teetering Over the Abyss of Poverty": Child Poverty in the US

Daniel Hautzinger

"When you're born into this world it's very hard to realistically change your life," says the director of the newly updated Frontline: Poor Kids. "Kids can escape into their dreams; adults escape into alcoholism or drugs. They didn't choose that."
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