Economics

"Who Stole the American Dream?"

Hedrick Smith

About the Program

Hedrick Smith argues that the United States is no longer the "land of opportunity" and discusses how and why he thinks this happened.  He spoke at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California.     

About the Authors

Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith is a former reporter with the New York Times, where he worked for 26 years.  Since 1989, Mr. Smith has been a producer and correspondent for various PBS documentaries.  His books include "The Russians" and "The Power Game."  For more, visit: hedricksmith.com.   


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"Who Stole the American Dream?"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, November 11th at 5am (ET)
  • Sunday, October 14th at 7pm (ET)
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