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These workers hold on to near-obsolete jobs

Clip: 05/05/2018 | 1m 51s

From a book binder in Bulgaria to a key maker in Beijing to gas lamp lighters in London, people whose jobs have become increasingly rare in the digital age are the focus of “The Disappearing Jobs of Yesterday,” a series by more than 50 photographers at Agence France-Presse. The photographers also turn the lens on their own profession in the era of the smartphone. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 05/05/18

Rating: NR

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