How Gary, Indiana, A Former Steel Industry Darling, Is Dealing With Poverty, Tariffs09:46

Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Ind. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Ind. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Gary, Indiana, was once the darling of the U.S. steel industry. But factory jobs melted away in the 1970s and '80s.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson checks in on the status of the city with Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson (@karenaboutgary), and asks how the talk of new steel tariffs is going over in town.

This segment aired on June 12, 2018.


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