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Excerpts from their new book
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About This Project

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele are back with a new book, The Betrayal of the American Dream.

Untold numbers of Americans have been relegated to the economic scrap heap since their landmark Inquirer series and book America: What Went Wrong? were published in the early 1990's.

In four excerpts running Sundays starting July 29, they explore the impact of policies that are crippling the middle class including the outsourcing of jobs, the loss of retirement benefits and what the country needs to do to solve its problems.

For more on the project, visit http://americawhatwentwrong.org/
and
http://investigativereportingworkshop.org/

Twitter: Follow the project at @AmericaWWW.

Find the Original Inquirer series here

America: What went wrong
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