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 Continues
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Some In This Small Kentucky County Live Without Running Water

Residents in Martin County, Kentucky, know it's dangerous to drink the water, but now some can't drink it even if they wanted to.


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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