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Independent Lens Episode: "At Home in Utopia"

Season 10, Episode 21
Episode Synopsis: Linda Lavin narrates a history of the United Workers Cooperative Colony, a tenant-run apartment complex built by Jewish garment workers in the Bronx during the 1920s. The "Coops" residents, many of whom were political activists (sometimes Communists) railed against mortgage foreclosures during the Great Depression, and integrated their complex during the 1930s. Included: interviews with former residents.
Original Air Date: Apr 28, 2009
Guest Cast Linda Lavin

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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