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Pine Ridge Reservation to be featured on 20/20

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The ABC television program "20/20" will look at children on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Friday night. South Dakota Public Broadcasting reports that journalist Diane Sawyer will host the broadcast entitled "A Hidden America: Children of the Great Plains."

Promotional spots describe Native children living in poverty in the shadows of Mount Rushmore, and Sawyer profiles a 12-year-old girl learning to speak Lakota while living in what's being called "an extremely unstable home life."

Viewers will also meet an 18-year-old scholarship recipient with dreams of becoming an architect, and a football quarterback who wants to become the first Native American president. The show airThe ABC television program "20/20" will look at children on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Friday night.

South Dakota Public Broadcasting reports that journalist Diane Sawyer will host the broadcast entitled "A Hidden America: Children of the Great Plains."

Promotional spots describe Native children living in poverty in the shadows of Mount Rushmore, and Sawyer profiles a 12-year-old girl learning to speak Lakota while living in what's being called "an extremely unstable home life."

Viewers will also meet an 18-year-old scholarship recipient with dreams of becoming an architect, and a football quarterback who wants to become the first Native American president.

The show airs at 9 p.m. Central at 9 p.m. Central.

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