Barlett & Steele on ‘The Betrayal of the American Dream’

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The multiple-Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporting team of DONALD BARLETT and JIM STEELE – better known as “Barlett & Steele” – are back with their latest salvo of insight and reporting on the unfulfilled and broken promises of the modern era. In “The Betrayal of the American Dream,” the Philadelphia reporting legends document the undermining of the middle class by what we’ve come to know as the 1 percent, connecting everyday stories of struggle with big-picture statistics that reveal the deepening divide. It’s the followup to their 1991 best-seller,  “America: What Went Wrong?,” and its our subject on today’s Radio Times.

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