Wednesday, February 15, 2012

BBC Panorama - Poor America (Documentary, 2012)

It's interesting to see how others view us sometimes. In this documentary, the BBC looks at the degree of poverty in America during this election year.

Poor America

Poor AmericaIt’s an election year in the richest country in the world, but tent cities for the homeless are springing up around the nation. Panorama finds out what it means to be poor in America.

With one and a half million American children now homeless, reporter Hilary Andersson meets the school pupils who go hungry in the richest country on Earth.

From those living in the storm drains under Las Vegas to the tent cities now springing up around the United States, Panorama finds out how the poor are surviving in America and asks whatever happened to Barack Obama’s vision for the country.

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