Maria Shriver

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Maria Shriver expands on "Paycheck to Paycheck," her HBO documentary about working mothers on the brink of poverty in America. (5:59)

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACK,EVERYBODY.

MY GUEST TONIGHT HAS A NEWDOCUMENTARY ABOUT IMPOVERISHED

AMERICANS, I ASSUME IT'SABOUT PEOPLE WHO MAKE

DOCUMENTARIES.

PLEASE WELCOME MARIA SHRIVER.

-- SHRIVER.

HEY, GOOD TO SEE YOU AGAIN.

THANKS FOR COMING BACK.

ALL RIGHT.

HOW HAVE YOU BEEN, THIRDTIME BACK, GOOD TO SEE YOU.

>> I'M SO HAPPY TO BE BACK.

>> Stephen: WHAT ARE YOUDOING, WORKING OVER AT RT?

THEY GOT AN OPENING.

>> THEY HAVE AN OPENING.

I NEED AN ANCHOR JOB.

>> Stephen: YOU ARE APEABODY AND EMMY

AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST,SIX-TIME "NEW YORK TIMES"

BEST SELLING AUTHOR, FORMERFIRST LADY OF CALIFORNIA,

NBC SPECIAL ANCHOR.

YOU HAVE A NEW DOCUMENTARY,ARE YOU IMPRESSED WITH

YOURSELF.

>> I AM, WOW, WHEN YOU SAYIT LIKE THAT, WOW.

>> Stephen: A NEW DOCUMENTCALLED PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK,

THE LIFE AND TIMES OFKATRINA GILBERT THAT

PREMIERS ON HBO, 9:00 P.M.

ON MONDAY.

>> St. PATRICK'S DAY.

SO THE LUCK OF THE IRISH ISGOING TO CARRY US.

>> Stephen: ALL RIGHT, NOWIS THIS THAT SHOW WITH WOODY

HARRELSON AND McCONNEGHEY.

>> YEAH.

I'M LOOKING FOR AN OSCARLIKE McCONNEGHEY.

>> Stephen: WHO IS KATRINAGILBERT AND WHY ARE WE

TALKING ABOUT HER?

>> WELL, WE'RE TALKING ABOUTHER BECAUSE SHE IS LIKE 42

MILLION WOMEN IN THISCOUNTRY WHO ARE RAISING KIDS,

28 MILLION KIDS AND THEY ARETURNING IN AND OUT OF POVERTY

IN THE THIS COUNTRY.

WE DID A WHOLE SHRIVERREPORT ON THEM THEY ARE

WORKING HARD TRYING TO GETTHEM SELVES OFF THE BRINK OF

POVERTY.

GET THEIR KIDS OFF OF IT ANDTHIS HER STORY AND A STORY

BEING REPRESENTED ALL ACROSSTHE COUNTRY.

>> Stephen: WE'LL GET TO THESHRIVER REPORT IN JUST A

SECOND.

I HAVE A BONE TO PICK WITHYOU ABOUT THAT.

BUT THE IMPORTANT THING, YOUGAVE THIS TO ME.

>> I DON'T THINK YOU READ IT,DID YOU READ IT.

>> Stephen: NO.

>> YOU DIDN'T READ IT.

>> NO, NO, NO>> Stephen: NO, WHY SHOULD

I-- THIS IS A POOR PERSON.

>> THIS IS A WORKING WOMAN.

>> Stephen: YOU SAID POOR.

>> , ON THE BRINK.

>> Stephen: ON THE BRINK.

>> AND YOU SHOULD CARE.

>> Stephen: WHY SHOULD ICARE?

>> OH, GOOD-- .

>> Stephen: DON'T GET MYWRONG.

I MEAN I'M A REALLY GOODGUY.

>> I KNOW.

>> Stephen: I'M A GOOD GUYBUT WHY SHOULD I TRY TO

UNDERSTAND SOMEBODY ELSE'SEXPERIENCE.

I BARELY UNDERSTAND MY OWNEXPERIENCE.

>> WELL, MAYBE IT WILL BEEASIER TO UNDERSTAND HER

EXPERIENCE IF YOU WATCH THISFILM BECAUSE YOU'LL SEE

HOW HARD SHE'S WORKING.

YOU'LL SEE WHAT SHE ISTRYING TO DO FOR HER

CHILDREN.

YOU'LL SEE THAT SHE ISCARING FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE

ALZHEIMER'S.

>> Stephen: THIS IS LEFTWING PROPAGANDA TRYING TO

RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE.

>> NO IT'S NOT.

>> Stephen: THIS IS ALL ITIS, LET'S RAISE THE MINIMUM

WAGE AND STEPHEN HAS TO PAY 7CENTS MORE FOR THE CURLEY

FRIES.

>> THAT IS THE DEEP STORYHERE.

>> NO, THE DEEP STORY HEREIS THAT MILLIONS AND

MILLIONS OF WOMEN AREOCCUPYING MINIMUM WAGE JOBS.

>> Stephen: WHAT ABOUT MEN,WHY DO YOU DIVIDE TO WOMEN.

>> I LOVE MEN, I WANT TO DOA REPORT ON MEN, I WANT

TO KNOW WHAT IS GOING ONWITH MEN.

>> Stephen: I'LL TELL YOU WHATMEN

DON'T DO-- MEN DON'T GO OUTTHERE AND SAY I'M ALL POOR.

WE DON'T DO THAT, OKAY.

YOU TAKE THOSE EMOTIONS ANDWE STUFF THEM DOWN.

>> YEAH.

>> Stephen: UNTIL OUR HEARTBURSTS AT 53, OKAY.

>> HOW DO YOU THINK SHE GOTPREGNANT.

>> Stephen: FROM A MAN?

>> YEAH WOW.

>> Stephen: THAT CAN HAPPENFROM ANYBODY, YOU KNOW.

A BUNCH OF LESBIANS WITH ATURKEY BASTER THAT IS YOUR

PLAN.

>> OH, OH, OH.

>> Stephen: SEE THIS ISVIOLENCE.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

I LOVE-- .

>> Stephen: POOR PEOPLE.

>> I LOVE THAT YOU KNOWWHAT A TURKEY BASTER IS.

>> Stephen: I KNOW WHAT ATURKEY BASTER IS, I

COOKED A TURKEY BEFORE.

I USE IT FOR TURKEYS.

HERE IS WHAT I DON'T GET,YOU KNOW THAT POOR

PEOPLE-- I'M SURE SHE IS ALOVELY LADY.

>> THAT IS NOT KATRINA.

>> Stephen: OKAY THIS ISLIKE THE SHRIVER REPORT.

>> BUT KATRINA IS IN THEINSIDE.

>> Stephen: THAT'S FINE.

>> KATRINA IS ON HBO.

>> Stephen: I'M NOT GOINGTO READ THE WHOLE DAMN BOOK

TO THE PEOPLE RIGHT NOW.

>> WHY.

>> Stephen: POOR PEOPLEDON'T WORK HARD ENOUGH.

THAT'S WHY I AM RICH ANDTHEY ARE POOR.

I WORK HARDER.

>> OH, ARE YOU SO WRONG.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> Stephen: OKAY.

SO WE HAVE A FREE MARKETSYSTEM.

IF YOU WORK HARD, YOU GETAHEAD.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH THAT.

SHOOT A HOLE IN WESTERNCULTURE.

>> I'M TALKING ABOUT THE 42MILLION WOMEN WHO ARE LIVING

ON THE BRINK, WORKING REALLYHARD, 7, 8 DAYS, TAKING CARE

OF PEOPLE'S PARENTS.

TRYING TO EDUCATE THEIR KIDS,TRYING TO FULFILL THE

AMERICAN DREAM JUST LIKEYOU.

THIS IS-- .

>> Stephen: JESUS CHRIST,THERE WILL BE POOR ALWAYS.

ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH THEMAN.

>> YES.

>> Stephen: .

>> I THOUGHT ABOUT BECOMINGA NUN.

>> Stephen: HOW DID THATWORK OUT.

>> DON'T TELL ME YOU NEVERTHOUGHT ABOUT BECOMING A

PRIEST.

>> Stephen: NO I THOUGHTABOUT IT I WAS AN ALTER BOY

FOR 11 YEARS, I THOUGHTABOUT IT.

>> HOW DID THAT GO.

>> Stephen: I LOVE THELADIES.

ALL RIGHT.

NOW LISTEN, BUT WHAT CAN ANAVERAGE GUY LIKE ME WHAT CAN

I DO, WHAT CAN THESE PEOPLEOUT HERE, BECAUSE THESE

PEOPLE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD,NOT ME.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> Stephen: WHAT CAN WE DO

FOR PEOPLE LIKE KATRINA.

>> FIRST OF ALL WE CAN TELLOUR DAUGHTERS TO THINK OF

THEMSELVES AS PROVIDERS.

WE CAN TELL OUR DAUGHTERS TOSTAY IN SCHOOL AS LONG AS

POSSIBLE AND TO DELAY HAVINGCHILDREN UNTIL YOU HAVE AN

EDUCATION.

BECAUSE IT IS A DIRECTCORELATION BETWEEN YOUR

EDUCATION AND THE AMOUNT OFMONEY THAT YOU CAN MAKE SO

THAT IS REALLY IMPORTANT.

>> Stephen: HERE IS THE BONEI HAVE TO PICK WITH YOU.

THIS IS CALLED THE SHRIVERREPORT.

>> YES, THAT'S MY NAME.

>> Stephen: YOU STARTED THISIN 2009.

>> NOT THIS ONE.

>> Stephen: NO, BUT YOUSTARTED THE SHRIVER REPORTS

IN 2009.

>> RIGHT.

>> Stephen: AND WHERE DIDYOU GET THE IDEA TO HAVE

YOUR NAME AND THE WORDREPORT AFTER IT, WAS IT

PERHAPS WHEN YOU CAME ON MYSHOW IN 2008.

>> YES.

>> Stephen: I WILL SEE YOUIN COURT.

MARIA, THANK YOU SO MUCH FORJOINING ME.

MARIA SHRIVER, THE SHRIVERREPORT, PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK,

ON HBO MONDAY NIGHTS.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.