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FRONTLINE; Living Below the Line

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Living Below the Line
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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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Farell Stallins, after 28 years at the same job, was laid off - a victim of the recession. This program follows him into the maze of the welfare system

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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Living Below the Line,” GBH Archives, accessed September 29, 2023,
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