Bikel has produced another moving, chilling, and essential documentary.
... these people pierce you with their candor, and it is this candor that elevates the program to solid viewing.
... just as eye-opening as [FRONTLINE's] reports from Washington.
... an unusually personal report on the economy.
Close to Home exposes the exhaustion of worrying, in particular, the social and emotional effects on people who "have never had to look for a job."
... hardly an upbeat way to spend an hour, but it puts some real human faces on the biggest news story of our time.