Remarks by Bread for the World President Rev. David Beckmann at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

July 27, 2016

Download remarks by Rev. David Beckmann to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Bread for the World President Rev. David Beckmann spoke to faith activists and delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He called mass hunger in America a “moral scandal” and urged political leaders to make ending hunger a part of their agenda.

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