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Storming Caesars Palace

Season 24 Episode 10 | 1h 24m 45s  | Video has closed captioning.  | Video has audio description

After losing her job as a hotel worker in Las Vegas, Ruby Duncan joined a welfare rights group of mothers who defied notions of the “welfare queen.” In a fight for guaranteed income, Ruby and other equality activists took on the Nevada mob in organizing a massive protest that shut down Caesars Palace.

Aired: 03/20/23

Expires: 06/18/23

Rating: TV-PG

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