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In this archival interview, Weisberg talks about his filmmaking process in regards to Waging a Living, a film that gives voice to America's working poor.

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Weisberg talks about his mission as a filmmaker: to find the best stories he can to bring policy issues to life in order to make things better.

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Security guard Jerry Longoria talks about how much money he makes and living from paycheck to paycheck.

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A chronicle of the day-to-day battles of four low-wage earners fighting to lift their families out of poverty.

Classroom Clips

Security guard Jerry Longoria talks about not seeing his kids for nine years, and not being able to afford health insurance.

Classroom Clips

Security guard Jerry Longoria attends a union meeting where the members approve a new contract.

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Security guard Jerry Longoria finally gets to see his kids after not seeing them for nine years.

Classroom Clips

Jerry Longoria loses his job as a security guard. He finds a new job that pays him less.

  • Updated on March 31, 2014

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Waging a Living

Premiere Date: August 29, 2006

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Filmmaker: Roger Weisberg Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release | Critical Acclaim | Fact Sheet

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