Monday, June 13, 2011

Jacob Riis: A Reporter Who Fought for the Poor in Old New York

Source: www.manythings.org/voa/peopleJacob Riis: A Reporter Who Fought for the Poor in Old New York

I'm Shirley Griffith. And I'm Ray Freeman with the VOA Special English program, PEOPLE IN AMERICA.Every week at this time, the Voice of America tells about someone important in the history of the United States. This week we tell about Jacob Riis. He was a writer who used all his energy to make the