Welfare Reform, 20 years later

It was 20 years ago that leaders of both major political parties gathered in the Rose Garden of the White House to watch President Clinton sign the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act. Hailed as the most radical shake-up to federal welfare policy, Tom reflects on changes to welfare and questions whether or not welfare works.

Former White House advisor on welfare issues, Ron Haskins shares reasons why it was necessary to overhaul welfare policies. And Kathryn Edin, author of $2 a day tackles the issues on why so many Americans are living in poverty, and explains that there are more people living in poverty today than in the late 1960s.

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