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The State Of Philanthropy

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The State Of Philanthropy

The State Of Philanthropy

The State Of Philanthropy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Stacey Palmer Managing Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy Jim Smith Executive Director, Howard Gilman Foundation Resident Scholar, Rockefellar Archives Center Former Program Officer, Twentieth Century Fund Author, The Idea Brokers [The Free Press, 1991] Earlier this year media mogul Ted Turner announced one of the largest single donations in history - he'll give one billion dollars to the United Nations over the next decade. Microsoft's Bill Gates and business man George Soros have also pleged some of their fortunes. Join Ray Suarez fora look at the state of American philanthropy: how much money is being donated, who's getting it and how do today's big givers compare to those of the past.