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Barbara Ehrenreich: Nickle and Dimed

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Barbara Ehrenreich: Nickle and Dimed

Barbara Ehrenreich: Nickle and Dimed

Barbara Ehrenreich: Nickle and Dimed

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guest: Barbara Ehrenreich Author of several books, most recently, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America (Metropolitan Books, 2001) For most of the last decade, Americans haven't heard much about the working poor. Out of curiosity and concern, writer Barbara Ehreninreich went under cover as an unskilled worker to see how low wage workers make ends meet. Join Juan Williams for a conversation with Barbara Ehrenreich about how the working poor are getting by in America.