WAMC New York News
4:40 pm
Thu May 13, 2004

Teen Motherhood Depicted Locally

Pittsfield, MA – The United States has the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in the industrialized world. Despite the downward trend of adolescent pregnancy across the country, there are geographic pockets where teenagers continue to get pregnant at higher rates than in previous years. That's the subject of a book and documentary based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson was at the film screening yesterday and has this report.