‘Hunger In America’: The 1968 Documentary That Exposed San Antonio Poverty

The program highlighted the 100,000 San Antonio residents who were experiencing hunger.

By David Martin DaviesJune 20, 2018 10:00 am| , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

It was 50 years ago that a documentary exposed the conditions on San Antonio’s west side that shocked the nation.

America saw disturbing images of extreme poverty and malnutrition that were common in San Antonio.

Half a century later the CBS program “Hunger in America” continues to resonate in San Antonio.

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