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Our Kids, Wealth & Income Disparity
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presented by Christine Percheski, fl. 2008 and Christina Gibson-Davis, fl. 2001; produced by Margie Friedman, fl. 1995 and Beverly Baroff, fl. 1977-2012, Media Policy Center, in Our Kids (Ventura, CA: Media Policy Center, 2021), 13 mins
Christina Gibson-Davis, from Duke University, and Christine Percheski, from Northwestern University explain the difference between wealth and income disparity.
presented by Christine Percheski, fl. 2008 and Christina Gibson-Davis, fl. 2001; produced by Margie Friedman, fl. 1995 and Beverly Baroff, fl. 1977-2012, Media Policy Center, in Our Kids (Ventura, CA: Media Policy Center, 2021), 13 mins
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East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story
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directed by Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012; produced by Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 45 mins
East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story gives voice to some of the most marginalized people in our society and raises critical questions about how we have created concentrated poverty and limited housing opportunity for African Americans.
directed by Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012; produced by Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 45 mins
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Frontline, Season 39, Episode 1, Growing Up Poor in America
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directed by Jezza Neumann, 1968-; produced by Lauren Santucci, 1995- and Jezza Neumann, 1968-, Frontline (Television program), Channel Four Television and True Vision Productions, in Frontline, Season 39, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
The experience of child poverty against the backdrop of the pandemic and increasing racial tensions. Set in Ohio, follow children and their families navigating issues of poverty, homelessness, race and new challenges due to COVID-19.
directed by Jezza Neumann, 1968-; produced by Lauren Santucci, 1995- and Jezza Neumann, 1968-, Frontline (Television program), Channel Four Television and True Vision Productions, in Frontline, Season 39, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
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PBS NewsHour, How The Dallas Street Choir Grants Homeless Residents A Voice
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 6 mins
The mantra of the Dallas Street Choir is “homeless, not voiceless.” Some 2,000 singers have passed through the group in the last five years, seeking support, artistic expression and community as they contend with life on the streets. The organization also aims to raise awareness of Dallas’ growing homelessne...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 6 mins
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Melinda Gates on her foundation's work and the need to 'lift up women' worldwide
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the world's largest private philanthropic organization, with an endowment of $50 billion. Melinda Gates plays a huge role in shaping its work, and her new book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, chronicles some of the inspiring men and women she ha...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 23, 2019, A Scientific Approach To Evaluating Global Anti-Poverty Programs
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 23, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 8 mins
In Ethiopia, over a quarter of the population survives on less than two dollars a day. International organizations and foreign governments provide funds to address the rampant poverty in this country and others, but little data is available to assess the effectiveness of such programs. Special correspondent Fr...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 23, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 8 mins
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Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16, Left Behind America
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directed by Shimon Dotan, 1949-; produced by Shimon Dotan, 1949-, Nancy Guerin, fl. 2011, Paul Cadieux, fl. 1985-2014 and Netaya Anbar, fl. 1986, Middle America Productions, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
In the decade since the Great Recession, many American cities and towns have bounced back. But for some small and mid-size cities that were once hubs for innovation and manufacturing, economic recovery has remained elusive. FRONTLINE and ProPublica ask why - and present an in-depth look at one such city, Dayton, O...
directed by Shimon Dotan, 1949-; produced by Shimon Dotan, 1949-, Nancy Guerin, fl. 2011, Paul Cadieux, fl. 1985-2014 and Netaya Anbar, fl. 1986, Middle America Productions, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Great Big Story, Be The Generation to Take Action for Education
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins
Each year, over one-fifth of Bangladesh suffers from flooding. And when water overtakes already struggling roads, much of life is put on hold—including kids’ education. But if children can’t travel to the classroom, architect and entrepreneur Mohammed Rezwan thought, why not have it travel to them? Welcome a...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 1, Riders for Health
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directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 1 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
In rural Africa, poor transport costs lives. Riders for Health is changing all this. But can they now set up a new medical transport network in rural Zambia in just six months? Can they meet Alvin Hall’s challenge to import motorcycles, train riders and clear all the political, legal and business hurdles? Alvin...
directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 1 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2, Water Management
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directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
In India, water management is a very big issue and one Social Entrepreneur is doing an amazing job of helping farmers to do this. In India, farmers struggle to grow their crops during the long dry months. The company, IDEI, tries to help by making affordable irrigation products that feed plants a drop of water at...
directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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