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Title Poor kids [videorecording] : an intimate portrait of America's economic crisis / a Frontline production with True Vision ; producer, writer and director, Jezza Neumann.

Imprint [Boston] : PBS Distribution, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    362.7 POO    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Event Originally broadcast by PBS Nov. 20, 2012.
Summary These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80. It's home to John Deere manufacturing and the nation's breadbasket. But it's also an area deeply scarred by the Recession. Frontline spent months following three young girls who are growing up against the backdrop of their families' struggles against financial ruin.
System Details DVD; widescreen; stereo.; NTSC; region 1.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Poor children -- Quad Cities (Ill. and Iowa)
Poverty -- Quad Cities (Ill. and Iowa)
Quad Cities (Ill. and Iowa) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Neumann, Jezza. 1968-
True Vision Productions.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title Frontline (Television program)
ISBN 9781608838325
Standard No. 841887018357
Music No. FRL63024 PBS Distribution

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