The American Dream Project


The American Dream Project documents filmmaker James Marshall and his friend Todd Williams, who embark on an iconic journey across America determined to rediscover the American dream. By traveling from New York to Los Angeles on a shoe-string budget and by meeting people from all walks of life, they piece together an authentic picture of what it really means to be American today. The American Dream Project is a unique and intimate lens on the American dream and the individuals who comprise it.
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Season 1
Episode 1

James Marshall and Todd Williams depart NYC on their cross-country journey to see if the American Dream is still alive. Their first stop is Braddock, Pennsylvania. Braddock was once a booming industrial town with a population of nearly 20,000. With the decline of the steel industry, a once thriving town became riddled with violence, crime, and the population dwindled by 90%. In Braddock, they are invited to stay with the Mayor, and participate in the rebuilding of a community.
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English [CC]
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