Picks and Pans Review: At a Loss for Words: Illiteracy in America

updated 09/08/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/08/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (Wed., Sept. 3, 10 p.m. ET)


In a well-done documentary—the start of a joint campaign by ABC and PBS—Peter Jennings explains the trouble that America's in because 13 percent of our adults can't read. Worthy battle, worthy show.

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