Cleveland: A 'New American City' in Transition Cleveland has been hailed by some as the "new American city" tucked in the heart of the Midwest. But Cleveland is also a city rocked by deep unemployment and grinding poverty. Sam Fulwood III, a columnist for The Cleveland Plain Dealer and author of Full of It: Strong Words and Fresh Thinking for Cleveland, talks to NPR's Tavis Smiley about his dynamic but troubled city, and about speaking his mind as a journalist.
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Cleveland: A 'New American City' in Transition

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Cleveland: A 'New American City' in Transition

Cleveland: A 'New American City' in Transition

Cleveland: A 'New American City' in Transition

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Cleveland has been hailed by some as the "new American city" tucked in the heart of the Midwest. But Cleveland is also a city rocked by deep unemployment and grinding poverty. Sam Fulwood III, a columnist for The Cleveland Plain Dealer and author of Full of It: Strong Words and Fresh Thinking for Cleveland, talks to NPR's Tavis Smiley about his dynamic but troubled city, and about speaking his mind as a journalist.

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