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The Long, Dark Shadows of Plutocracy

This week Bill Moyers looks at how a portion of the famous skyline of Manhattan, towering above the south end of Central Park, is becoming a symbol of how wealth and power get their way without regard for the impact on the lives and neighborhoods of everyday people.
Season 3 Episode 47 Length 22:28 Premiere: 11/28/14

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