PBS NewsHour

Mask shortage spurs Americans to take action -- by sewing

Clip: 04/03/2020 | 3m 55s Video has closed captioning.

The Trump administration and health officials are now recommending that Americans should wear face masks while out in public to try to reduce the spread of coronavirus. But locals in Bethesda, Maryland, have already been putting their sewing machines to work. Jeffrey Brown reports on how these citizens of all ages are motivated to do something to help amid a crisis that can feel paralyzing.

Aired: 04/03/20

Rating: NR

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