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Season 2018 Episode 05.21.18

Hunger In America, A 1968 CBS News Documentary

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May 21st marks the 50th anniversary of the profound CBS News Documentary "Hunger In America." In 1968, CBS News reported on the nationwide struggle of starvation, as a vast number of American citizens had difficulty providing adequate sustenance for themselves and their children. From Arizona, to Alabama, to Virginia, the images of starving infants succumbing to hunger would ignite an American populace into taking action, to ensure than no future American man, woman, or child, would ever have to face the hoplessness of hunger again.moreless
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