America Reframed

Class of '27 | A Conversation with James Rutenbeck

Clip: Season 4 Episode 21 | 3m 35s

"Class of '27" filmmaker James Rutenbeck speaks about exploring a pocket of rural America in Owsley County, Kentucky. The executive producer discovers a welcoming community where poverty and addiction has impacted three generations: grandparents, parents and children. But the love of the people leads to the hope within this story.

Aired: 09/12/16

Rating: NR

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Funding for "Class of '27" is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by CPB to help local communities across America keep more students on the path to graduation. Additional funding provided by the MacArthur Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.