More on the project
Sunday, August 5th, 2012
Donald Barlett and James Steele's new book, "The Betrayal of the American Dream," was released nationwide on Aug. 1, 2012, by PublicAffairs. You can buy the book in hardcover and e-book from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, Indiebound.org, or your local bookseller.
Excerpts from the book have been published on July 29, Aug. 5, 12 and 19 on the Investigative Reporting Workshop's site and the The Philadelphia Inquirer's website. You'll also find Barlett and Steele's previous stories for the Workshop as well as those of other Workshop staffers at AmericaWhatWentWrong.org.
"The Betrayal of the American Dream" is a continuation of Barlett and Steele's legendary book and newspaper series America: What Went Wrong? published by The Philadelphia Inquirer 20 years ago. You can read the original series here.