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Steve Viscelli: The Big Rig--Trucking and the Decline of the American Dream
Up until the 1970s, truckdriving was the best blue collar job in America.  Today, truckdrivers often work 80 hour weeks, spend weeks on end away from home, and do it for pay as low as the minimum wage. What happened?  Today's guest is an academic sociologist and former truckdriver who explains what went wrong in this rucial profession we all depend on every day.  —Original airdate: 9/19/2016

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