Does Father know best? Some teenagers think Dads are dominating, disciplinarians who don't always have respect for the thoughts of their young minds. Dads dismiss the day-to-day obstacles of peer pressure, school, and for some teens, work. Producer Joe Gill talks with 17 year-old Cristin about "what a father is," or "what a father is supposed to be" or "why a father is important in a woman's life". Blending audio diaries and conversations, Relating to Dad takes a look at one teen's view about "the father of the imagination" who fills in for the absent, real father.
Relating to Dad was produced by Joseph Gill and Richard Paul. The show was mixed by Jared Weissbrot. We would like to thank Irasema Salcido and the entire staff of the Cesar Chavez Public charter High School for Public Policy in Washington DC for all they have done to make this program possible. This program was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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