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Nicholas Lemann on the Current State of Economic Inequality

Clip: 12/09/2019 | 16m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

In his latest book, “Transaction Man," veteran journalist and author Nicholas Lemann offers his take on the ideal of the American Dream – and why, for so many, it’s dying. Power, he says, has shifted away from government and corporations towards the financial sector. He joins Walter to explain the key points of his book.

Aired: 12/09/19

Rating: NR

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