Today, the Democrats' 2004 vice-presidential candidate John Edwards is talking about poverty at Harvard University.
Click the listen link above to hear Edwards' conversation with Bob Oakes about poverty and the former North Carolina senator's college tour which aims to generate student interest in fighting the problem.
Almost two months after hurricane Katrina devastated parts of the gulf coast images of poverty exposed by the disaster have largely receded from the public arena. But in the political world, Katrina continues to fuel debate over an issue that had hardly registered for the past decade.
This program aired on October 20, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.