Effects of writers and actors strike felt well outside of Hollywood

Editor's note: Due to a scheduling change, this segment did not air on Aug. 17, 2023, as planned. 

Hollywood writers have been striking for 3 months, and last month the actors joined them. Together they've been filling up picket lines outside the major studios in Hollywood. But the strikes aren’t only having an impact in California. Outside of the state, the industry says it employs more than 1.7 million people and pays $158 billion in wages.

NPR’s Tilda Wilson reports.

This segment aired on August 17, 2023. The audio for this segment is not available.


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