FRONTLINE; Who Cares About Children
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- Who Cares About Children
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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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There are presently 410,000 children in foster care in this country - a sixty percent increase in five years - and over a half million expected by 1995, and, according to child advocates, nearly every state is in or approaching a crisis. This program focuses on the child-welfare crisis in Arkansas and its struggle to reform the system, a political battle that focused on Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton just as he launched his presidential campaign.
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- Public Affairs
- Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Who Cares About Children,” 04/28/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_48D35039E6C44F67AD7D897AD3B4C7BC.
- MLA: “FRONTLINE; Who Cares About Children.” 04/28/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_48D35039E6C44F67AD7D897AD3B4C7BC>.
- APA: FRONTLINE; Who Cares About Children. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_48D35039E6C44F67AD7D897AD3B4C7BC