Kresta in the Afternoon – September 12, 2007 – Hour 1

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    First Topic - How Poor are America's Poor

    Poverty is an important and emotional issue. Last year, the Census Bureau released its annual report on poverty in the United States declaring that there were 37 million poor persons living in this country. The new census numbers are out and we look at them with poverty expert Robert Rector. How Poor are America's Poor?

    Second Topic - The Work of St. Vincent DePaul Louisville

    The aim of the St. Vincent DePaul Society in Louisville is to end person at a time. Each year, the society serves more than 1,000 homeless men, women and children. More than 63,000 nights of lodging are provided annually. More than 1,000 volunteers give 50,000 hours of service each year. We talk with their Executive Director, Charlie Francesconi, about this extraordinary ministry.

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