Video and Multimedia
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Video 1: Affordable Care Act
Description: Before signing landmark legislation into law, President Obama gave a short address on the need for overhauling health care. His landmark signing of the Affordable Care Act nevertheless may have been a short-term victory, as President Trump followed Obama’s second term with a strongly repeated promise to dismantle the law.
Video 2: Trump’s Initial Efforts to Eliminate the Affordable Care Act
Description: Despite campaign promises that repealing the Affordable Care Act would be quick and simple, President Trump finds his own party reluctant to agree on the details of a bill to potentially replace the law.
Video 3: TED Talk: Education Innovation in the Slums
Description: Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education—and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become.
Video 4: Perspectives on a Living Wage
Description: Roger Weisberg’s alarming and heart-wrenching documentary, Waging a Living, puts a human face on the growing economic squeeze that is forcing millions of workers into the ranks of the poor. Shot in the Northeast and California, the film profiles four very different Americans who work full-time but still can't make ends meet. Despite their hard work and determination, these four find themselves, as one of them observes, “hustling backwards.”
Web 1: Ann E. Casey Foundation
Description: The Dunbar Learning Complex serves kids from birth through fifth grade, helping them and their parents build a foundation for success in school—and life. These are some of the stories of the children they serve.