S5 E25: Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty

Aired: 11/27/2012 | 0:53:31 | Expires: 11/5/2019 | Episode
For the whole of modern civilization, humans have attempted and failed to eradicate poverty. What can we learn from generations of failed efforts? Using a combination of animation, archival material, live action, anecdote, and humor, Poor Us looks at mankind’s periodic efforts to alleviate poverty with the hope that we will get a better sense of how to move forward.

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