FRONTLINE

Growing Up Poor in America

Season 2020 Episode 18 | 54m 22s Video has closed captioning.

The experience of childhood poverty against the backdrop of a pandemic and a national reckoning with racism. Set in Ohio, the film follows children and their families navigating issues of poverty, homelessness, race and new challenges due to COVID-19.

Aired: 09/08/20

Rating: NR

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