The History of Hoboes GUESTS: JAMES SAN JULE Former Hobo ERROL LINCOLN UYS (Ace) Author of "Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move during the Great Depression" BUZZ POTTER President of the National Hobo Association Editor and publisher of "The Hobo Times" In today's booming economy, young people today may have a hard time imagining a time when millions of Americans were out of work, roaming the country in search of jobs. But at the height of the Great Depression, as many as 250, 000 teenagers took to the roads to become hoboes. What was it really like for those young people living on nothing but a dream? Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the life of hoboes - the romance and the reality.

The History of Hoboes

The History of Hoboes

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GUESTS: JAMES SAN JULE Former Hobo ERROL LINCOLN UYS (Ace) Author of "Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move during the Great Depression" BUZZ POTTER President of the National Hobo Association Editor and publisher of "The Hobo Times" In today's booming economy, young people today may have a hard time imagining a time when millions of Americans were out of work, roaming the country in search of jobs. But at the height of the Great Depression, as many as 250, 000 teenagers took to the roads to become hoboes. What was it really like for those young people living on nothing but a dream? Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the life of hoboes - the romance and the reality.