Independent Lens

Focus on the Challenges That Janesville Faces

Preview: Season 14 Episode 2 | 1m 55s

In the wake of a recession that has hit Janesville, Wisconsin particularly hard, the town and its residents struggle to redefine themselves and find solutions they can agree upon. The result is a microcosm of the national plight of the middle class and the political polarization over what the American Dream looks like in the 21st century.

Aired: 10/07/12

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: TV-PG

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