Two American Families

July 9, 2013

Bill Moyers chronicles the lives of two ordinary families –one black, one white — for more than 20 years as they battle to keep from sliding into poverty.

(83:41) Bill Moyers chronicles two ordinary families -- one black, one white -- for two decades.

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