After Words

After Words: Donald Barlett & James Steele, "The Betrayal of the American Dream," host Juan Williams, The Hill

About the Program

In their latest book, the acclaimed investigative journalism team of Barlett and Steele argue that Washington and Wall Street have dismantled the foundations of America's middle class through a series of actions over several decades.  Chief among those destructive actions, they say, was deregulation of various industries and outsourcing of manufacturing jobs.  They discuss the plight of the middle class with Juan Williams, columnist for The Hill and Fox News analyst.

About the Authors

Donald Barlett & James Steele

Donald Barlett and James Steele are former editors at large for Time magazine, and now work for Vanity Fair.  The investigative journalism team has won two Pulitzer Prizes for newspaper reporting and two National Magazine Awards.  They began their collaborative work at the Philadelphia Inquirer in the early 1970s.


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After Words: Donald Barlett & James Steele, "The Betrayal of the American Dream," host Juan Williams, The Hill

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Past Airings

  • Tuesday, October 9th at 3:30am (ET)
  • Monday, October 8th at 3:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, September 9th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, September 3rd at 3am (ET)
  • Sunday, September 2nd at 9pm (ET)
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