In 2016, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump pledged to revitalize many of the country’s most iconic blue collar industries. In Oregon, where the timber industry has lost tens of thousands of jobs over the past few decades, candidate Trump promised those jobs would come back. Newshour Weekend’s Christopher Booker set out to Oregon to learn about the state’s historic timber industry, and how, if it all, the fortunes of those who work in it have changed.
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