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Hedrick Smith in Frontline: Is Walmart Good for America?

Frontline: Is Walmart Good for America?

2004 NR

This PBS series dares to pose a question: Is one of America's biggest corporations actually ruining the economy? Marching across the nation, the big-box chain brings jobs and much-needed retail options to many towns. But, as a major purveyor of goods, the company's also hacked away at manufacturing jobs stateside, since the bulk of its products are made in China. Here, "Frontline" examines two cities profoundly affected by the Walmart movement.

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