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Why Poverty Persists in Appalachia

An Interview wtih Cynthia M. Duncan

Cynthia M. Duncan, Director of the Carsey Institute, was interviewed on why poverty persists in Appalachia and rural America as part of a three-part PBS Frontline special. The documentary series “Country Boys” examines the life of two boys growing up in rural America. Her inverview is part of the online readings to support the film series.

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