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FRONTLINE; Failure To Protect: The Taking Of Logan Marr

01/30/2003

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Failure To Protect: The Taking Of Logan Marr
Program Number

2110K1

Series Description

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

Program Description

In January 2001, five-year-old Logan Marr was found dead in the basement of her foster mother's home in Chelsea, Maine. The foster mother, Sally Schofield, was a highly respected former caseworker for Maine's Department of Human Services. FRONTLINE examines the girl's short, troubled life and asks a series of tough questions: Why was a little girl who had never been abused taken from her birth mother? Was her mother given a real opportunity to regain custody? And did the state miss significant clues that she was in danger? Through extensive interviews with key figures involved in the case -- including exclusive access to Schofield herself -- FRONTLINE rewinds the story to look closely at the events that led up to Logan's death: from the state's decision to remove her from her birth mother's home to her troubled decline and eventual death in foster care.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Failure To Protect: The Taking Of Logan Marr,” 01/30/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACEABA1B176D4F23B7DD4B4196D1677F.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Failure To Protect: The Taking Of Logan Marr.” 01/30/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACEABA1B176D4F23B7DD4B4196D1677F>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Failure To Protect: The Taking Of Logan Marr. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ACEABA1B176D4F23B7DD4B4196D1677F
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