The Manufacturing Report

Steven Kurutz Explores the Stories Behind American-Made Apparel in "American Flannel"

Episode Summary

In his new book, "American Flannel: How a Band of Entrepreneurs Are Bringing the Art and Business of Making Clothes Back Home," journalist Steven Kurutz profiles men and women who have the courage and grit to fight the tide of offshoring that obliterated 98% of America's apparel and textile industry. Listen in for what inspired his examination of American-made clothing and his outlook on the industry's future. Photo courtesy of Penguin Random House