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In this affluent society

Author: Susan Bellows; Terry Kay Rockefeller; Lynne Thigpen; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the origins of the U.S. government's war on poverty under President Lyndon Johnson. In the early 1960s, Kentucky coal miners displaced by machines strike out at their former employers. Millions of others displaced by mechanization across Appalachia and the rural South head north to begin a new life in Chicago.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Bellows; Terry Kay Rockefeller; Lynne Thigpen; Blackside, Inc.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 32148485
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of: America's war on poverty.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chin ; editor, Sharon Sachs ; narrator, Lynne Thigpen.
Performer(s): Narrated by Lynne Thigpen.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: America's war on poverty (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Blackside ; produced and directed by Susan Bellows ; written by Terry Kay Rockefeller.

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Explores the origins of the U.S. government's war on poverty under President Lyndon Johnson. In the early 1960s, Kentucky coal miners displaced by machines strike out at their former employers. Millions of others displaced by mechanization across Appalachia and the rural South head north to begin a new life in Chicago.

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