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Subject is exactly posed as poor
Garrett's description of how he experienced life on an actual budget of a nickel a day. His series ran in the Evening World in tandem with Catherine King's report on trying to get a job at a living wage in the city.

Living Poor - Charles Garrett and Catherine King - New York World

A New York Evening World series by Charles Garrett and Catherine King as they lived in total penury, looking for work, in New York City.
This CBS News documentary was originally shown November 30, 1961 and rebroadcast in 1963 and was an early use of the hidden camera in television documentary.

Slum-Dwelling

Undercover reporters experience and write about what it's like to live in a slum and adapt to the lifestyle for a period of time.