Impact of recession on the young
Broadcast: Midmorning, 03/11/2009, 10:06 a.m.
Experts wonder whether this recession will revive Depression-era pessimism among young people today. We'll discuss how this troubled economy may shape the choices of the uber-confident Millennial generation.
- Neil Howe: Historian, economist, and demographer. Founding partner of the consulting firm LifeCourse Associates. He has co-authored numerous books on generations in America, including "Millennials Rising."
- Morris Dickstein: Literary and cultural critic and Distinguished Professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center. His forthcoming book is called "Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression."