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Trailer | Owned: A Tale of Two Americas

Preview: Season 23 Episode 8 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Is the "American Dream" of home ownership a false promise? While the government’s postwar housing policy created the world’s largest middle class, it also set America on two divergent paths – one of perceived wealth and the other of systematically defunded, segregated communities.

Aired: 02/07/22

Rating: NR

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The Narrative of the “American Dream"

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The Narrative of the “American Dream"

Owned: A Tale of Two Americas explores the dark history of America’s housing industry.

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