Commanding Heights-Battle for the World Economy-Box Set

Commanding Heights-Battle for the World Economy-Box Set

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Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy confronts head-on Americans' critical concerns about the new interconnected world. Based on the best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw, this groundbreaking series explores our changing world--the new rules of the game; the winners and losers in the clash between government and the marketplace; the great debate over the impact of globalization; and the powerful forces shaping our economy and the future of our society.Commanding Heights reunites the team that created The Prize-- award-winning producer William Cran (From Jesus to Christ) and Daniel Yergin--and is the first in-depth documentary to tell the inside story of our new global economy and what it means for individuals around the world. Filmed on five continents, the powerful narrative combines stunning film footage with dramatic stories and extraordinary interviews with world leaders and thinkers from twenty different countries, including: former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Vice President Dick Cheney, former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev, Mexican President Vicente Fox, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Singapore's Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew, former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin, Congressional Leader Richard Gephardt, and President George W. Bush's Economic Advisor Lawrence Lindsey. Commanding Heights dramatically captures the issues that have defined the wealth and fate of nations and shows how the battle over the world economy will shape our lives in the twenty-first century.
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Product details

  • DVD video
  • 137.16 x 195.58 x 48.26mm | 272.15g
  • English
  • 1578079373
  • 9781578079377