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FRONTLINE; Through the Safety Net

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Through the Safety Net
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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.

Program Description

An update of last year's program (1983: Who Decides Disability?) examining the Social Security Disability Program.

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