Falling Out of the Middle Class

Feb 13, 2014

In last month’s State of the Union address, President Obama said this year he hoped to strengthen and build ladders of opportunity into the middle class. Host Ben Kieffer talks with University of Iowa sociologist Kevin Leicht and John Gallo of the Henry B. Tippie College of Business. They discuss where Iowa's middle class is headed as well as the nation's economic future.   Also, one Iowan shares her story of falling out of the middle class.