Avatar - NPR
NPRadded this to Morning Edition
Why The American Shoe Disappeared And Why It's So Hard To Bring It Back

World News

Why The American Shoe Disappeared And Why It's So Hard To Bring It Back

NPR - Alina Selyukh

For Douglas Clark, the darkest part of working for Nike in the 1980s was watching American shoe manufacturing "evaporate" in the Northeast in a mass exodus to Asia in pursuit of cheaper labor. "As a true Yankee — and my father was a Colonial historian — you know, it was heartbreaking," he said. Clark …

View on npr.org
Avatar - NPR

NPR

News, science, health and more.

Magazines by NPR