Will Promise Zones lift Eastern Kentucky out of poverty?

Aired: 10/17/2014 | 0:08:38 | Clip
Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson visited Kentucky and declared the War on Poverty, the area of Eastern Kentucky continues to struggle with high unemployment rates, poverty, and the loss of thousands of coal-industry jobs. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on how the new federal Promise Zones initiative in the region is aiming to boost the economy.

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