After the housing bust, these men destroyed the American dream of homeownership. Learn how they did it and what that means for our economy now.
Kaitlin Benz is the production assistant for Reveal. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Metropolitan State University of Denver and a master’s degree in audio journalism from UC Berkeley. She’s previously worked at CBS Interactive and Mission Local and as a freelance audio producer. Her favorite things are houseplants and housecats. She is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.
Six years separated
A 10-year-old girl is separated from her family at the border and enters U.S. custody. Now she’s 17 and still in a shelter. Her family can’t find her.
After the housing bust, these men destroyed the American dream of homeownership. Learn how the Homewreckers did it and meet a woman who fought back.
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To the ends of the Earth
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