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  • Frontline

FRONTLINE | Close to Home: Sneak Peek 1 | PBS

Duration: 02:16
Program: Frontline #2803
Broadcast Date: Oct. 27, 2009

Upper East Side salon owner Deborah Bowles discusses the challenges she faces operating a small business in this tough economic climate.

"Close to Home" airs Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings). Producer Ofra Bikel chronicles how the middle class is faring in this recession through the stories of the people who she's come to know at the hair salon she's frequented for the past twenty years.



Post Date: October 25, 2009