The Art Assignment

Whose Migrant Mother was this?

Season 6 Episode 9 | 10m 59s  | Video has closed captioning.

Dorothea Lange captured this 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? Guest host John Green introduces you to Florence Owens Thompson, her family, and her story.

Aired: 08/14/19

Rating: NR


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