Point Taken

Is the American Dream Dead or Alive?

Episode 1 | 26m 28s

The American Dream: Work hard, and you’ll make it. But nowadays, it can feel like hard work isn’t enough to ensure success or even to cover the basics. You start to wonder: Is the American Dream still alive, or are we just dreaming? In the series premiere of POINT TAKEN, join host Carlos and guests Monica Mehta, Tom Shattuck, Matt Welch, and Isabel Wilkerson as they discuss the American Dream.

Aired: 04/05/16

Rating: NR

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Funding for Point Taken is provided by The Pew Charitable Trusts, and by WGBH’s Fund for Innovation, whose contributors include Maureen and Michael Ruettgers, and Myrna Putziger. And by PBS viewers.