The other side of "the American dream"

It's only proper that on the same day I post a story about a sheik selling his $135 million mansion in Aspen that I make note of the other side of the

It’s only proper that on the same day I post a story about a sheik selling his $135 million mansion in Aspen that I make note of the other side of the “American dream”—the millions of Americans who live in public housing projects, a place where too many who enter soon abandon hope. This is a clip from a PBS documentary on life in the Ida Wells housing project in Chicago, which was built in 1941 and is scheduled for demolition in 2009.

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