The Orphan Trains (American Experience)
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:||The Orphan Trains (American Experience)|
|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|