September 06, 2018 at 5:30 am

Barack Obama once said, “college is the surest ticket to the middle class.” But, as students head back to school, a new report reveals that less than one in five students will make it through the high school to college pipeline. What’s causing this trend? We’ll talk to an expert who argues that an education in a vocation may be the best curriculum. Actor, director and activist Rob Reiner takes on Hollywood, the Washington establishment, and President Donald Trump.

Aired on September 5, 2018. 

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