Growing Up Poor — in Beverly Hills?

Host Renee Montagne talks with writer and film director Tamara Jenkins about her new movie Slums of Beverly Hills. It's an autobiographical movie that examines Jenkins' childhood, and being raised poor in one of the richest cities in the United States. Due to internet rights issues, this segment has been modified from its original broadcast form.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from