What are we doing to our children? Part 2: welfare and the fatherless family

United States, 1973

Film
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Looks at the consequences of America’s Welfare system on young children. Daycare centers, unwed or working others, absentee fathers due to the welfare “man in the house” rule combine to inflict trauma on young children.

Credits

production company

CBS

producer/director

Isaac Kleinerman

Duration

00:14:10:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011809

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child welfare

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Single parents

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child welfare

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childhood

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family - Psychological aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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