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How the 2008 economic crisis created a 'new wandering tribe'

Clip: 04/15/2021 | 5m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

The latest selection for our “Now Read This” book club, Jessica Bruder’s “Nomadland,” documents a growing phenomenon in the country — a "wandering tribe" of seasonal workers. It has inspired a new movie of the same name. The film was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards, and has multiple Oscar nominations. Jeffrey Brown has the latest for our ongoing arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Aired: 04/15/21

Rating: NR

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