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Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

Hedrick Smith: 'Who Stole the American Dream?'


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Hedrick Smith
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Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Hedrick Smith argues that over the past 40 years, aggressive deregulation, pro-business tax policy and the demise of corporate responsibility have undermined the American dream. Smith discusses what he sees as the growing concentration of wealth in the hands of a few, its implications for the middle class and what it would take to restore shared prosperity in the U.S.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Hedrick Smith, author, former reporter and editor for The New York Times and Emmy Award-winning producer and correspondent for PBS "Frontline"

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