A Better Life: Creating the American Dream
In the current recession many people fear the American Dream of the 20th century will not be sustainable in the 21st. Millions of Americans are slipping from the middle class, and it’s no longer certain that savvy, hard-working parents can pave the way for their children’s success. As part of American Public Media's "Next American Dream" project, this documentary will chronicle the evolution of the American Dream from the Great Depression to the present day. Today's hard times have Americans once again questioning the future of an ideal that has fueled their aspirations for centuries.