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FRONTLINE; Bread, Butter and Politics

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Bread, Butter and Politics
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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The issue of hunger in America with a look at the political as well as human side. National attention has focused on hunger in America after a presidential commission and several private advocacy groups reported new findings. A look at what those commissions saw, and did not see, in this examination of both the human story and the political environment surrounding the issue of hunger.

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