Amanpour and Company

Cross-Class Friendship Key to Rising Out of Poverty

Clip: 08/10/2022 | 18m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

A new study reveals that cross-class connections are key to lifting children out of poverty. Behind the research is Raj Chetty, professor of economics at Harvard University and director of Opportunity Insights, an organization studying ways to give disadvantaged children a better chance at success. Chetty speaks with Walter Isaacson about his research and how to restore the American dream.

Aired: 08/10/22

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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