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Middletown, USA
Aired 7/2/1998

Think Tank visits Muncie, Indiana -- famously known as Middletown, USA -- the site of several sociological surveys on middle class attitudes in America.

  Alan Wolfe
    Boston College, author of "Return to Greatness: How America Lost its Sense of Purpose and What It Needs to Do to Recover It"
  Bruce Geelhoed
    Ball State University
  Theodore Caplow
    University of Virginia, author of Middletown Families

Originally Aired: 7/2/1998

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