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 13, Episode 3 Stranger With a Camera
First Aired: July 11, 2000
“Stranger with a Camera” recalls the 1967 killing of a documentarian who was shot while filming a report on Appalachian poverty by the man whose land he was filming on. In this poignant chronicle of that long-ago crime, Kentucky filmmaker Elizabeth Barret also recalls the poverty in eastern Kentucky during the '60s, and the reporting on it by the national and international media.