Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town

Documentary
The program follows the yearlong conflict that polarized Ashland, Virginia, population 7200, when Wal-Mart decided to build a supercenter on the edge of town. The debate pits neighbor against neighbor in a battle ...more
Director: Micha X Peled
Writers: Micha X Peled

Synopsis

The program follows the yearlong conflict that polarized Ashland, Virginia, population 7200, when Wal-Mart decided to build a supercenter on the edge of town. The debate pits neighbor against neighbor in a battle between those who want to preserve their seemingly idyllic small-town way of life versus those who believe in the positive economic benefits Wal-Mart promises.

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