The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Working in the Shadows Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/60067/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Gabriel Thompson talks about what it's like to do physical labor for minimum wage. In Working in the Shadows: A Year Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won't Do, he gives an account of the year he spent working alongside immigrants-- picking lettuce in Arizona, working the graveyard shift at a chicken slaughterhouse in Alabama, and delivering food for an upscale Manhattan restaurant.