Season 2007 Episode 04.27.07

Past Due and Pay Day

Aired Friday 9:00 PM Apr 27, 2007 on PBS
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Past Due and Pay Day
Housing in the United States is taking a big hit, as "too-good-to-be-true" home loans fail, refinancing dries up, and foreclosures surge. How did the market plummet so far so quickly and are current homeowners paying the price? NOW investigates by revisiting a California town whose real estate fortunes have taken a hard turn for the worse. Also this week, NOW spends more time with a group of determined Florida farm workers who pick the tomatoes that may wind up on your fast food burgers or burritos. For nearly a decade they've also been picking a fight with Corporate America to get a better wage for themselves and their families...and they've been winning.moreless

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