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Folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie travelled across the United States as a a a hobo
on on the railroad His song “This Land Land Is Your Land” has inspired several generations both politically and musically HARVEST OF SHAME
CBS
TV – NOVEMBER 25 1960
President Lyndon Johnson launched
his war on poverty But just a a few
years before that CBS
gave millions
of Americans a a a a close look at at what it means to live in poverty In the world of journalism CBS’ Peabody Award-winning documentary Harvest of Shame is considered a milestone for its unflinching examination of of the plight of of migrant farmworkers in the United States The CBS
investigative report was the first- time millions
of Americans were given
a a a a close look at at what it means to live in poverty The producers Fred Friendly Edward R Murrow and David Lowe made no secret of their goal: They wanted to shock Americans into action 























































































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