WPT Archives: 1990s

My Promised Land: Bernice Cooper

Special | 58m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

A 1993 story of Bernice Cooper, who moves with her two children from the Chicago housing projects to Madison, seeking a better life. She confronts relentless hardship, but strives to give her kids, Laranda and Darnell, stable and loving care. Bernice worries about paying rent and feeding her family, so she takes classes at Madison Technical School to gain her high school equivalency degree.

Aired: 01/01/93

Rating: NR

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WPT Archives: 1990s is a local public television program presented by PBS Wisconsin.