Wake-up call for the American dream

April 1992
U.S. News & World Report;4/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 16, p13
States that a report released last week shows that median income for young families--headed by a parent under age 30--has plunged by a third since 1973, while growing by 11 percent for childless couples. The poverty rate for children of young parents has doubled; The implications; Report by the Children's Defense Fund and Northeastern University's Center for Labor Market Studies; The causes of such gloomy statistics.


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