The 51st state / Lathika International Film & Entertainment, Samford Media Group, Howard College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, Samford University, Bolero Films, Maverick Films present a Media Show production ; screenplay, T.N. Mohan, Julia Sartorio ; produced by Julia Sartorio, Betina Goldman, T.N. Mohan, Cristina Brandner Garcia ; directed by T.N. Mohan

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Subjects: Poor--United States
Films for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: General
Published: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2008
Series: Poverty in America
Poverty in America
LC Classification: H, HC
Alternate Titles: Fifty-first state
51st state : America's working poor
Additional Authors: Mohan, T. N
Sartorio, Julia
Goldman, Betina
Garcia, Cristina Brandner
Lathika International Film & Entertainment
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Notes: Videorecording number: 38972
Videorecording number: FFH 38972
DVD
Closed-captioned
Narrated by Michael Harris
Originally aired 2007
Summary: Discusses the growing issue of the working poor in America. Explores the realities faced by people in low-wage jobs who must often make choices between paying the rent, buying groceries, or going to the doctor. Also discusses how standards of living are measured, how suburban areas have produced economic hardship, and welfare-to-work programs and their effects. Finally the program discusses connections between America's immigration challenges and the swelling numbers of working poor
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
OCLC Number: 317067444
ISBN/ISSN: 38972
FFH 38972

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