Hunger in America

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The Agriculture Department says that 49 million Americans did not get enough to eat last year.  Scholars at Cornell and Washington Universities report that half America's children will be on food stamps before they grow up.  President Obama has renewed his campaign promise to reduce the “trend of rising hunger.”

Credits

Guests:
Joel Berg - Executive Director, New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Robert Rector - Heritage Foundation - @Heritage, Kevin Concannon - Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, USDA, Peter Goodman - New York Times / International Business Times - @petersgoodman

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Christian Bordal