‘Save Main Street’ Chronicles Small Business Owners Fight for Survival

The pandemic shutdown has forced millions of small businesses across the country to close stores or make ends meet. In his new book, Saving Main Street: Small Business in the Age of COVID-19, journalist Gary Rivlin spent months tracking a group of small business owners struggling to survive the pandemic. His book documents the personal and financial risks homeowners have had to take amid a contentious presidential election, chaotic government aid programs and conflicting safety guidelines. Rivlin joins us to talk about how the pandemic has forever changed the way small businesses do business and how they are doing now.

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