War Work Revives Ala. Textile Town

A worker at the American Apparel factory in Roanoke, Ala.

A worker at the American Apparel factory in Roanoke, Ala. Melanie Peeples hide caption

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Orders for uniforms for U.S. troops help revive the economy of Roanoke, Ala. The jobs are much needed in the economically depressed textile town, but workers still struggle with the knowledge that their jobs come amid some peril for U.S. soldiers. Melanie Peeples reports.

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