Lost in Middle America (and What Happened Next) (1999)

This is the story of one town's journey to survive the changes of a new economic era. It begins in Midwestern America ... but it's more than that. It's the story of every industrial town struggling to find its way in a new age. This PBS documentary tells a story about how one community in Ohio is trying to adapt to the historic economic crosswinds sweeping the world today. Lima is a town of 45,000 residents in the agriculturally rich northwestern part of the state. Lima's journey, through the 20' century, is a microcosm reflecting many of the economic trends that have effected millions and has reshaped this country. Lost in Middle America is a discovery process where people help tell the story of Lima through their own personal stories. This is a story of every industrial town struggling to find its way in a new age. It's a story of lost pride, enduring hope, and the strength of the human spirit.

Directing:
  • Scott Craig

Stars:
Release Date: 1999-03-11
  • Language: en
Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook
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