U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tasked With Tackling Rural Drug Problem
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has been been tasked by President Obama with tackling heroin and opioid abuse in rural America. It turns out he has some personal experience with that problem in his family. Secretary Vilsack talks with Here & Now’s Robin Young about the USDA agenda for 2016.
Note: This is the first part of a two-part conversation. Part two will air tomorrow in the 1 p.m./3 p.m. Eastern hour of the show.
- Tom Vilsack, U.S. secretary of agriculture.