Poverty in America: A Roundtable Discussion

01/10/2014 02:08 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Today I hosted a roundtable discussion about poverty in America. Among my guests was Greg Kaufmann, who writes about poverty for The Nation magazine. In the clip below, he shares his views about whether -- 50 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared War on Poverty -- there is anything President Obama can do to further the cause.

Be sure to listen to our full conversation airing on The Tavis Smiley Show from PRI at http://www.tavissmileyradio.com.