Los Angeles County has the largest child welfare system in the country, and some would say the most troubled one. There are currently about twenty thousand kids in foster care in Los Angeles, over four hundred thousand nationwide. Investigative reporter Lisa Ling joined us to dish details on her newest episode "Children of the System" an in-depth look at America's foster care.
"Children of the System" is part of "Our America with Lisa Ling" which airs on Thursday evenings on the O Network.
This segment aired on the KTLA Morning News on Thursday July 3, 2014