Season 3 Episode 22

On the Border

Aired Friday 9:00 PM May 28, 2004 on PBS
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On the Border
The poor, working-class of South Texas live in a bubble of prosperity, including new construction, new malls and new homes. But, the gap between its working poor and wealthy continues to widen. NOW examines the lives of two families of migrant workers and the poverty cycle. One family has to make a choice between working the fields to earn a living and educating their children. The other, a grandmother who's been laid off after the her factory employer relocated to Mexico. Featuring: NOW's Michele Mitchell, NOW's Bill Moyers, Texas Representative Ron Paul, David Brancaccio and Adrian Wooldridge.moreless

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