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This edition: Surviving the Recession

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 11, 2013.

First aired: June 11, 2013.

This special CUNY presentation looks at how New Yorkers have survived the recession. Mike Gilliam anchors the show and goes one on one with economist Jeff Madrick, who gives us the facts and figures behind our economic downturn.

Later on in the show, Carol Anne Riddell gets up close and personal with her profile on the middle class crunch, while Andrew Falzon talks to small business owners and learns how the recession has impacted them.

Donna Hanover investigates what its like to be unemployed in this day and age and the show ends with an interview with Larry Hagberg who tells us what’s its like to work as a blacksmith.

For more Information:

TriState BioDiesel -

BOCNet -

BOCNet- MicroLoans -

Pew Research Center -

The New School for Social Research:
Malcolm B. Smith Professor of Economics, The New School for Social Research -

Steve Garcia -

Carl Van Horn, Ph.D. - Professor of Public Policy and Director, John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University -

Anita Attridge - Senior Vice President of Executive Coaching - The 5 O’Clock Club -

Larry Hagberg -

Guest List

ANITA Attridge Senior Vice President of Executive Coaching, Five O'Clock Club

Brent Baker CEO/Founder, TriState BioDiesel

Gina Burnett Mother, Job Seeker

Nancy Carin Executive Director, BOCNet

Andrea Gaines Job Seeker

Steve Garcia Owner, Red's Char Grilled Hot Dogs

Larry Hagberg Blacksmith

Emelia Lartey Student, Job Seeker

Titania Martinez Teacher

Emil Morban Bronx Resident

Jaime Morban Bronx Resident

Edward Nell New School for Social Research

Cathe Neukum Member, The Five O'Clock Club

Matthew Stern Member, Five O'Clock Club

Ward Sutton Manhattan Resident

Blair Underwood Actor

Dr. Carl Van Horn Professor of Public Policy, Rutgers

Web Extras

Will We Rebound?

Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Jeff Madrick talks about the US economic outlook.
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