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America's war on poverty : a discussion and viewer's guide to the PBS series.

Author: Blackside, Inc.; Civil Rights Project, Inc.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Boston : Civil Rights Project, 1995.
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v.86-90 discussion and viewer's guide.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Discussion and viewer's guide for PBS' 5-part series produced by Blackside, Inc. on the events surrounding America's response to President Johnson's "unconditional war on poverty."
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blackside, Inc.; Civil Rights Project, Inc.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 44127928
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Section 1 features a two-page account for each of the five shows. Section 2 presents a timeline illustrating poverty-related trends between 1960 and 1990. Section 3 provides an overview of the federal government's response to poverty from 1960 to 1975. Section 4 examines contemporary poverty. Section 5 assists discussions about poverty in America today. Section 6 is a cross-reference of major concepts and themes in each show and in the companion book. Section 7 lists publications that supplement the series.
For instructional use with PBS Videos: AWPI-101, v. 86; AWPI-102, v. 87; AWPI-103, v. 88; AWPI-104, v. 89; AWPI-105, v. 90.
Description: 24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: In this affluent society --
Given a chance --
City of promise --
In service to America --
My brother's keeper.
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v.86-90 discussion and viewer's guide.
Other Titles: In this affluent society.
Given a chance.
City of promise.
In service to America.
My brother's keeper.
America's war on poverty (Television program)

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Discussion and viewer's guide for PBS' 5-part series produced by Blackside, Inc. on the events surrounding America's response to President Johnson's "unconditional war on poverty."

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