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FRONTLINE; Children of Pride

02/24/1983


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Children of Pride
Program Number

108

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

Single black man adopts 15 unadoptable retarded and handicapped children. Kojo Odo, a forty-two-year-old single black man, took in his first child a decade ago, a seven-year-old boy with an arm missing. No one wanted the youngster. Each of Odo's twenty-one children came to him with a physical or mental handicap. FRONTLINE looks at the daily life of this remarkable family and Odo's battle to keep the family together.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Children of Pride,” 02/24/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF5B429DFE1543C3896400220CBC8587.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Children of Pride.” 02/24/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF5B429DFE1543C3896400220CBC8587>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Children of Pride. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF5B429DFE1543C3896400220CBC8587
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