Local, USA

Voices from Atlantic City

Season 2 Episode 3 | 26m 46s

In 1976, Atlantic City legalized casinos but by 2014, four of the twelve closed, costing nearly 8,000 jobs. Today, the the political and economic future of the casinos, the people and the city hang precariously in the balance. This is the story of the rise and fall through the unique perspectives of local stakeholders who still manage to have hope.

Aired: 01/02/17

Expires: 01/01/20

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.

Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by The JPB Foundation and the Ford Foundation, as part of Chasing the Dream: Poverty & Opportunity in America.