Poor Kids

Poor Kids

An Intimate Portrait of America's Economic Crisis

DVD | Widescreen version
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Profiles three young girls and their families living in poverty in the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa, a part of the U.S. hard hit by the economic downturn that began in the late '00s.
Edition: Widescreen version
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781608838325
1608838323
Branch Call Number: DVD 362.7 POOR
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1
NTSC
wide screen
digital,optical,stereo,Dolby Digital 2.0
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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LawyerLady
Apr 24, 2018

very sad and disheartening. The kids are so young and should be so hopeful, but they are coming into their early teens years and realize that their situation is never likely to change. It was heartbreaking, but a well done Frontline episode. This was made in 2012, and Frontline went back to see these same kids in 2017... I'm interested to see if anything has gotten better for them.

A must see if you like documentaries that tug at the heartstrings and make you think about the world around you.

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