From belief to outrage: The decline of the middle class reaches the next American town

by Eli Saslow

One of several shuttered factories in Huntington, Ind., a town of 17,000 where for generations such goods as baby shoes, ice cream cones, barbecue grills and dentures were made. Photo: Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post
One of several shuttered factories in Huntington, Ind., a town of 17,000 where for generations such goods as baby shoes, ice cream cones, barbecue grills and dentures were made. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)