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On the edge : America's working poor

Author: Ted Koppel; David K Shipler; ABC News Productions.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an examination of the working poor in the United States. Several families describe their lives as members of the working poor community where one unexpected expense, sudden illness, or a missed payment could mean financial ruin. The genesis of the show was a book by David Shipler, "The Working Poor."
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Documentary television programs
Television feature stories
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Films for the hearing impaired
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Koppel; David K Shipler; ABC News Productions.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 56914266
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Performer(s): Host: Ted Koppel ; David K. Shipler.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on April 15, 2004 as a segment of: Nightline.
Description: 1 videodisc (22 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: America's working poor
Nightline (Television program)
Responsibility: ABC News Productions.

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Presents an examination of the working poor in the United States. Several families describe their lives as members of the working poor community where one unexpected expense, sudden illness, or a missed payment could mean financial ruin. The genesis of the show was a book by David Shipler, "The Working Poor."

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