FRONTLINE; Growing Up Poor
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- Growing Up Poor
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Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983
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Nearly 1 in 4 children in the US lives in poverty. The children of Chester, Pennsylvania, are plagued by poor health, malnutrition, drugs, and family problems. Half of them live below the poverty line. Program follows them through the maze of social service programs available to them and discovers what it is like growing up poor.
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- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Growing Up Poor,” 12/15/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3FA0EE66BB544991BCC24E31B4114718.
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