Barbara Ehrenreich was interviewed about her life and writings. She responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic mail. A video clip was shown of Ms. Ehrenreich in her apartment in New Rochelle, New York, talking about her writing habits. Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of thirteen books, including Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America; Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream; and Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War. Her new book is Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy. She is also a contributor to The New York Times, Harpers, and The Progressive.