January 04, 2014 -- Linda Wertheimer Weekend Edition Saturday Google Plus OneFacebook LikeTweet Widget Fifty Years Later, Did The U.S. Win The War On Poverty? http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/wesat/2014/01/20140104_wesat_fifty_years_late... Jan. 8 is the 50th anniversary of President Johnson's War on Poverty. NPR's Linda Wertheimer reflects on whether Johnson succeeded in his goal. View the discussion thread.