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CBC Archives: From the Vault - Skid Row

With all the negative press the Downtown Eastside gets, what is life in the DTES really like? Two CBC documentaries, Skid Row (1957) and When I'm Alone (1968), give historical perspective to life in the Downtown Eastside. A panel will shed light on the reality of life in the DTES today and discuss some of the services available to residents of this tight knit community.