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Title Work

Title No: 5434

Title: America's war on poverty

Medium: Moving Image

Date: 1995 (Release)

Original Summary:
In the 1960s, in the midst of unprecedented national prosperity, poverty was "rediscovered" by policymakers, the mass media and the American public. America's war on poverty reconsiders the poverty programs created during these turbulent times when America seemed to possess inexhaustible natural and technical resourses and an abundance of goodwill.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 5 hr 

Genres: Documentary

Subjects: United States--Social conditions; Public welfare--United States--History--20th century; Poor--Services for--United States; Economic assistance, Domestic--United States--History--20th century; Poverty--United States; United States--Economic conditions

ProducerBellows, Susan
DirectorBellows, Susan
ProducerBlackside, Inc.
Executive ProducerHampton, Henry
PBS Video
Series ProducerRockefeller, Terry Kay
NarratorThigpen, Lynne

DESCRIPTION  5 videocassettes (300 min.) : sd., col., ; 1/4 in. + discussion and viewer's guide (24 p. ; 28 cm.)

NOTE	Executive producer: Henry Hampton; series producer: Terry Kay Rockefeller; producer: Susan Bellows; narrated by Lynne Thigpen.


Items x7

5434-1Video Tape : Type C 
5434-2Video Tape : Type C 
5434-3Video Tape : Type C 
5434-4Digital : Video/quicktime 
5434-5Digital : Video/quicktime 
5434-6Digital : Video/mpeg 
5434-7Video Tape : Video home system 

Contents x5

Seq NoTitle NoTitle
12In this affluent society
23Given a chance
34City of promise
45In service to America
56My brother's keeper

Related Works x1

TypeTitle NoTitle
5435America's war on poverty [production]