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FRONTLINE

Why the Middle Class Matters

Clip | 2m 24s

Are you in the middle class? The numbers might say otherwise - today fewer people are in the middle class than 45 years ago. FRONTLINE, Marketplace and PBS NewsHour team up to explore what it means.

Aired: 06/08/16

Rating: NR

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