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On January 8, 1964 Lyndon B. Johnson boldly declared "unconditional war on poverty in America" in his first State of the Union Address. 50 years later, the United States is still wrestling with many of the same issues that prompted his ambitious speech. According the most recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics, 46.5 million Americans still live in poverty.
|LBJ's War on Poverty 50 Years Later|
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