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Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich was born in 1941 in Butte, Montana, USA as Barbara Alexander. She is a writer and producer, known for Jackson (2016), Nickel and Dimed and The American Ruling Class (2005). See full bio »

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Jackson Producer
The American Ruling Class Herself - Journalist


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 2016 Jackson (Documentary) (executive producer)
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 2018 Buitenhof (TV Series)
- Episode dated 18 November 2018 (2018) ... Herself
 2018 The '80s Greatest (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Author
- New Dynasty (2018) ... Herself - Author
 2009-2015 The Daily Show (TV Series)
- Aaron Sorkin (2015) ... Herself
- Barbara Ehrenreich (2009) ... Herself
 2012-2014 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Herself / Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 24 April 2014 (2014) ... Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 18 January 2012 (2012) ... Herself
- Episode dated 17 January 2012 (2012) ... Herself
- Episode dated 16 January 2012 (2012) ... Herself
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself - Author
- Lift Off (2013) ... Herself - Author
 2011 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 August 2011 (2011) ... Herself
 2010 Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (TV Series documentary)
- Self-Esteem (2010) ... Herself
 2008 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
- Barbara Ehrenreich (2008) ... Herself
 2005 The Sixties: The Years That Shaped a Generation (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (Video documentary)
Herself - Author, Nickel & Dimed
 2005 The American Ruling Class
Herself - Journalist
 2004 Booknotes (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 October 2004 (2004) ... Herself
 2000 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
- Amazon Women (2000) ... Herself
 1998 1968: The Year That Shaped a Generation (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 1 May 1997 (1997) ... Himself - Guest
 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself - Author
- Episode #18.162 (1979) ... Herself - Author

Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream". New York: Metropolitan Books, 2005. ISBN 0805076069 See more »

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Part of her 2009 commencement speech: You are going to be trying to carve out a career in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. You are furthermore going to be trying to do so within what appears to be a dying industry. You have abundant skills and talents; it's just not clear that anyone wants to pay you for them. Well, you are not alone. How do you think it feels to be an ... See more »


She was the 2009 commencement speaker at the University of California at Berkeley for the Graduate School of Journalism. See more »

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