Independent Lens

Season 5 Episode 18

T-Shirt Travels

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Mar 23, 2004 on PBS
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T-Shirt Travels
This episode was made by Shantha Bloemen, an international aid worker based in a secluded village in Africa's Zambia. Noticing that many of the locals had taken to selling second hand American clothes, Bloemen follows the link back to Western economic policies, exploring their impact upon African nations and their continued failure to rise from poverty.moreless

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