Season 24, Episode 4 Country Boys

First Aired: January 9, 2006

Part 1of three. David Sutherland (creator of the acclaimed documentary “The Farmer's Wife”) wrote, produced and directed this compelling chronicle of Chris Johnson and Cody Perkins, Kentucky teens coming of age in the Appalachian hills. In Part 1, Chris, who lives in a trailer with his working mom and terminally ill dad, tries to begin a school paper, while Cody, an orphan living with a step-grandmother, wants to start a Christian music group. A “Frontline” special episode. Will Lyman narrates.

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  • Premise: PBS's primary public-affairs documentary series, `Frontline' focuses on one (usually timely) topic each program. Overseen since its inception by executive producer David Fanning, it has been honored regularly over the years, winning 34 DuPont-Columbia awar… (more)

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