While much of the media spotlight surrounding the third presidential debate focuses on McCain’s bellicosity and whether or not he will “whip” Obama, local residents, struggling to pay their bills, fail to garner any attention from the horde of journalists who have descended into their town. In this distressing and poignant video, produced by American News Project, Hempstead and Queens Village residents share their stories, struggles and thoughts on the bailout.

Erica Landau

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