The War On Poverty Continues

The War On Poverty Continues
President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty more than five decades ago, yet the very town he made this promise in still struggles.

The War on Poverty was declared 54 years ago in Inez, Kentucky. The town is now the center of an ongoing water crisis.

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