Thursday on the NewsHour, the winter storm gripping much of the country leaves many without power and hits Texas especially hard, COVID-19 causes a sharp decrease in average life expectancy in the U.S. but an even larger drop for communities of color, and an increasing focus on college education and a disdain for manual labor create a serious dearth of skilled tradespeople.
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How stigmas create a dearth of skilled tradespeople
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