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Hunger in America (The Middle Class) #961450

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 27, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Findings of research on food waste and hunger in America cited.

(Branford, Connecticut: Mara Schiavocampo) The plight of former members of the middle class who are now in need of food help featured; details given about the Vass‡ family from Connecticut. [Susan VASS‡- comments on grocery shopping since she was laid off; notes her kids don’t eat breakfast every day.] [At the soup kitchen, MAN – says it’s the first time he’s been down like this.] [Yorkville Common Pantry Stephen GRIMALDI†- comments on how the pantry works.] [Feeding America Vicki ESCARRA††- says this crisis will likely take a couple years to recovery.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Information on how to help presented.

Williams, Brian;
Schiavocampo, Mara

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