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October 21, 2017 at 5:30 am

Walid Abdelwahab is an immigrant who cooks and sells food from a street cart. He faces challenges every day, from long hours to local merchants who don’t want him there. But for him, it’s about chasing the American Dream. While we’re commuting to work, Heidi Kole is already at work busking in NYC subway stations. She competes with trains and cellphones […]

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October 20, 2017 at 7:45 pm

Daniel Rodriguez loves being a bike courier, but he relies on tips to supplement his hourly wage. Can he save enough to finish college and start his dream career? Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017.  Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the […]

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October 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm

A recent college graduate, Nadir Samara makes more money walking dogs in Brooklyn than he did working for an insurance company in Philadelphia. Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017.  Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. […]

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October 20, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Cecilia Brentlinger, a single-mother discovered that working as an on-demand driver gives her the freedom to choose her own hours, but it also comes at a price. Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017.  Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of […]

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October 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

While we’re commuting to work, Heidi Kole is already at work busking in NYC subway stations. She competes with trains and cellphones for your ear, your heart — and your donations. How does she make enough to survive? Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public […]

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October 20, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Walid Abdelwahab is an immigrant who cooks and sells food from a street cart. He faces challenges every day, from long hours to local merchants who don’t want him there. But for him, it’s about chasing the American Dream. Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017.  Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform […]

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October 17, 2017 at 5:30 am

This weekend, President Trump became our first ever Commander-in-Chief to address a defined hate group, continued a war of words with members of his own party, and undid key former President Obama’s health care legislation.  We’ll have analysis on all of these stories from Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ellis Henican, who writes the column “Trump’s America” in Metro papers. Hate […]

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