Headwaters: Real Stories from Rural America

Rough Side of the Mountain

56:40 | #205 | TV-G

Two southwest Virginia towns, Trammel and Ivanhoe, attempt to recover from the closings of manufacturing plants and mining companies. But their grassroots community-organizing efforts are stymied by the "steel ceiling" often encountered by poor rural communities as they struggle to develop new economies in an increasingly global system.

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First Aired: June 30, 2003