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The Art Assignment: Whose Migrant Mother Was This?

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Dorothea Lange captured the iconic photo known as "Migrant Mother" in 1936. But who was the woman pictured? And how did she and her family feel about its existence in the world? Part of "The Art Assignment" series.

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Runtime: 10 minutes 58 seconds

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