Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Interview with Award Winning Producer Linda Midgett of The Line Documentary

Linda Midgett, an Emmy award-winning writer, producer, and director has been in television for over 20 years and contributed over 600 hours of programming for networks like NBC-Universal, A&E, the History Channel and Investigation Discovery. Linda's documentary "The Line", takes a closer look at poverty, amongst its stereotypes and discountenance. She says that there is this false perception of what poor people are really like. Although there were folks who were willing to share their stories, many were unwilling to go on camera, especially with their children. For one, Linda says that there is a lot of anger towards the poor. [read]