Tuesday, August 29, 2006

"Waging a Living" on PBS Tonight

Tonight at 10 PM on channel 18 (PBS). P.O.V. is presenting a documentary that follows the lives of 4 people who are trying to support families on wages of $8-11 an hour. More about the program here.
Roger Weisberg's alarming and heart-wrenching new documentary, "Waging a Living," puts a human face on the growing economic squeeze that is forcing millions of workers into the ranks of the poor. Shot in the Northeast and California, the film profiles four very different Americans who work full-time but still can't make ends meet. Despite their hard work and determination, these four find themselves, as one of them observes, "hustling backwards."

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