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Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith appears in the following:

Who Stole the American Dream?

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith argues that, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled. His book Who Stole the American Dream? examines the accidental beginnings of the 401(k) plan, the policy changes that began under Jimmy Carter; how the New Economy disrupted America’s engine of shared prosperity, and how America lost the title of “Land of Opportunity.” Smith documents how the U.S. policy tilt favoring the rich is stunting America’s economic growth.

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Poisoned Waters

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

30 years after the Clean Water Act, large amounts of industrial and agricultural pollutants are winding up America’s waterways. PBS Frontline correspondent Hedrick Smith looks at the perilous environmental condition of the US's most productive coastal estuaries--Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound--in the new documentary "Poisoned Waters." It airs on PBS ...

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Spying on the Home Front

Monday, May 14, 2007

In the new Frontline documentary "Spying on the Home Front," correspondent Hedrick Smith investigates the impact that pre-emptive searches for terrorist suspects have on innocent Americans.

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