In January 2009, KETC/Channel 9 gave students from St. Louis University Flip cameras to interview their friends and peers about their visions of the American Dream. The videos are fantastic, and what I like most is the optimism of the students. They realize that times are tough right now and that the economy isn’t doing well, but instead of viewing this as a roadblock, many students think the economy is just an obstacle–something that, with hard work, can be overcome.
To check out the videos, visit the American Dream section of our website where we’ve featured a few of the videos, including the Living St. Louis segment by producer Patrick Murphy. To see all of the videos, check out our YouTube channel.