American Experience: Orphan Trains
From 1853 to 1927, the Children’s Aid Society transported more than 150,000 orphaned New York children to homes out West. Most went to farm families in need of a helping hand. An unusual chapter in American history, learn what it was like for these children through interviews and old photos and documents. 1995/color/60 min/NR/fullscreen.
|Title:||American Experience: Orphan Trains|
|Genre:||Television, Special Interest-Documentary|
|Starring:||David McCullough, Larry Keith, Stacy Keach, Charles Loring Brace IV, Matt Carlson, Dan Desmond, Moira Driscoll, Anthony Fusco, Susan Gordon-Clark, Rachel Miner|
|Directors:||Janet Graham, Edward Gray|
|Run Time:||60 minutes|