POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 11, Episode 2 Tobacco Blues
First Aired: June 9, 1998
Profiling four Kentucky tobacco-farming families facing a loss of their livelihood as antismoking legislation gains momentum against tobacco companies. Included: the families discuss their views on smoking, and the prospects of losing their businesses.