Amanpour and Company

Expert: Biden Plan Doesn’t Fix The Student Loan Catastrophe

Clip: 09/02/2022 | 18m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

President Biden recently announced student loan debt relief for millions of Americans, attracting both praise and criticism. How did American students become so burdened with debt in the first place? Josh Mitchell is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and his new book "The Debt Trap" traces the roots and explosive growth of the $1.7 trillion student debt behemoth.

Aired: 09/02/22

Rating: NR

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