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Hunger in America

Author: Martin CarrPeter DavisMili BonsignoriWilliam WagnerGeorge SilanoAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Carousel Films [distributor], ©1968.
Series: CBS reports (Television program)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary presents evidence of widespread hunger and malnutrition in one of the world's most affluent nations. The program focuses on poor people in four areas : Mexican Americans in San Antonio, Texas, starving tenant farmers in Virginia, Navajo Indians in Arizona, and black sharecroppers in Alabama. It explores factors underlying their poverty, suggests remedies and critically studies the Department of  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Carr; Peter Davis; Mili Bonsignori; William Wagner; George Silano; Richard Wilhelm; William Gramaglia; Judy Hole; Irina Posner; Don Hewitt; David Culhane; Charles Kuralt; CBS News.; Carousel Films.
OCLC Number: 79851108
Notes: Documentary.
Title from data sheet.
Credits: Writers, Peter Davis, Martin Carr ; editor, Mili Bonsignori ; camera, William Wagner, George Silano ; sound, Richard Wilhelm, William Gramaglia ; research, Judy Hole, Irina Posner ; executive producer, Don Hewitt.
Performer(s): Correspondent, David Culhane ; reporter, Charles Kuralt.
Description: 1 videocassette (51 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: CBS reports (Television program)
Responsibility: CBS News ; producer, Martin Carr.

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This documentary presents evidence of widespread hunger and malnutrition in one of the world's most affluent nations. The program focuses on poor people in four areas : Mexican Americans in San Antonio, Texas, starving tenant farmers in Virginia, Navajo Indians in Arizona, and black sharecroppers in Alabama. It explores factors underlying their poverty, suggests remedies and critically studies the Department of Agriculture's surplus foods, food stamps and farm subsidy programs.

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