Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Nearly-Poor

In the first piece of a two-part series, NPR's Robert Smith reports on a new survey conducted by NPR, the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. The poll examines the sector of Americans who earn enough to put them above the federal poverty line, but still struggle to make ends meet. (7:23) Check out the NPR/Kaiser/Kennedy School Poll .

Copyright 2001 NPR

KUER is listener-supported public radio. Support this work by making a donation today.