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The Rise and Fall of Made in USA – Blowout 7

We could put a man on the moon, but recently we couldn’t put a piece of fabric on our collective faces. What happened to the mythical “Made in USA” of yore? Was there ever a Golden Age of American manufacturing? How did we get there and can we recapture it again?

David and Reed put on their historian speculation hats and dig into why things used to be made in America, why workers used to be paid more, and why things in this country once functioned much more equitably than it does now.

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