Boom and Bust
America’s Journey on the Erie Canal
Produced and Directed by Paul Wagner and Steve Zeitlin
Boom and Bust is a meditation on economic cycles and the American Dream. This remarkable film tells the story of industrial expansion and decline along the Erie Canal, and examines its impact on the lives of workers in steel, grain, textiles and shipping. In the wake of economic collapse, can the people of America's cities find meaning and worth?
Produced by City Lore, the Erie Canal Museum and American Focus, Inc.
Co-Producer - Daniel Franklin Ward
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