AIR DATE: Friday, March 30, 2012
U.S. Demographic Changes Between 1940 and 2010 (36 min.)
A roundtable discussion about the first-ever release of records and surveys from the 1940 U.S. decennial census after the expiration of a 72-year confidentiality clause.
KEYWORDS: Health & Welfare, Social Policy, Demographics, Washington Politics, Legislative Branch, Census & Redistricting

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Should states expand the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act?

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