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"When Kids Get Life" - Preview

  • Aired: 05/08/2007
  • 00:33
  • Rating: NR
It’s often said that kids have their whole lives ahead of them. What happens when, early on, that life becomes a life in prison? FRONTLINE examines the convictions of the children who committed murder, and how they’re viewed in the eyes of the law.
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When a child is convicted of murder, how unforgiving should society be?
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Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Park Foundation, the John and Helen Glessner Family Trust, Wyncote Foundation, and the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation.
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