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Frontline: Season 1995

1995x05 The Begging Game

  • 1995-02-22T02:00:00Z on PBS
  • 60 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, News

Each day, thousands of panhandlers work the streets and subways of cities all across America. Are the hard luck stories they tell believable? What are their lives really like off the street? Correspondent Deborah Amos explores the hidden world of panhandlers in New York City, gaining access to the intimate details of the their lives, investigating the real story of why they beg, and examining the impact of New York Mayor Rudolph Guiliani's crackdown on panhandlers.

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