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FRONTLINE; Growing Up Poor

12/15/1985

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Growing Up Poor
Program Number

403

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

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.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Growing Up Poor,” 12/15/1985, GBH Archives, accessed December 5, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3FA0EE66BB544991BCC24E31B4114718.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Growing Up Poor.” 12/15/1985. GBH Archives. Web. December 5, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3FA0EE66BB544991BCC24E31B4114718>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Growing Up Poor. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3FA0EE66BB544991BCC24E31B4114718
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