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Divided Loyalties

06/23/1992

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Program
Divided Loyalties
Program Description

This program examines the growing social phenomenon of grandparents raising their grandchildren as a result of teenage pregnancy, the biological parents' substance abuse, incarceration, neglect or infection with the AIDS virus. This program also profiles some of the people and organizations that are providing help to these courageous grandparents, including Mildred Torres Soto who is the director of La Casa de Puerto Rico, a social service agency in Hartford, Connecticut, which provides legal and emotional support; and, Peggy Plante, whose support group, Grandparents as parents (GAP), provides a setting where grandparents like herself can share information and talk about their emotional struggles.

Duration

00:28:35

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Divided Loyalties,” 06/23/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 29, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC1E2ACEFE684364AA29D3BAA8F3FC27.
MLA: “Divided Loyalties.” 06/23/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 29, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC1E2ACEFE684364AA29D3BAA8F3FC27>.
APA: Divided Loyalties. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC1E2ACEFE684364AA29D3BAA8F3FC27
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