Hunger In America Quotes by Sandra Lee, Scarlett Johansson, Pierce Brosnan, Naomi Wolf, Lauren Bush, Pearl S. Buck and many others.
The issue I have always felt most strongly about is hunger in America, in particular the children.
My family grew up relying on public assistance to help provide meals for our family. Child hunger in America is a real and often overlooked problem, but one that together, we can fix.
Many people think that hunger is unavoidable in any society, even a society that is blessed with great abundance. That is not true. The European community does not have widespread hunger. America, which leads the world in so many ways, can end childhood hunger within its borders.
In the US, the 50s and 60s marked the documentary’s golden age, especially at CBS, where pioneering televison journalist Edward R Murrow, immortalised in George Clooney’s Good Night, and Good Luck, produced such landmark investigations as the CBS Reports programme Hunger in America.
People don’t see hunger in front of them so they are not directly affected. What I am doing is connecting young people to the issue
A hungry man can’t see right or wrong. He just sees food.
It’s hard to believe that, in the 1970’s, America was virtually hunger-free. During the past two decades, we have allowed hunger to attack our most precious resource, our children. We must reinstate and strengthen programs to eliminate this blight on our society.
I think that the invisibility of hunger in America – to the eye – is what’s keeping it invisible politically and to America at large.
If we can muster up that degree of commitment and get away from the uniquely American perception that if something can’t be done immediately it isn’t worth doing, then I think the Hunger Movement, this small but growing minority of us, can have a truly significant impact.
Good night, and good luck.
It’s appalling that there should be hunger anywhere, but particularly in a country like America, where there is also such great wealth.
America and Americans always rise to the occasion. If we say we are going to stamp out hunger, I believe we will.
Walmart is committed to fighting hunger in America every day.