The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Working in the Shadows Listen 26 min Queue 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.