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Commanding Heights - The New Rules of the Game   -  Discontinued


Commanding Heights - The New Rules of the Game


Item Number:
WG36289
Price:
 
Format:
DVD
Length:
120 min.
Copyright:
2002
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
WGBH Boston Video
Grade Level:
9 - 12
Summary:
The New Rules of the Game tracks the explosive growth of the new world economy from the 1992 presidential campaign to the present. Examining the promise and the perils of the global economy in the 1990s, the film focuses on the story of President Bill Clinton's embrace of free trade, the threat of global contagion, and the sometimes violent debate over globalization that first surfaced in the Seattle protests. It confronts issues such as the impact of free trade on the developing world and on Americans, the sometimes perilous effects of globalized economies, and the critical questions for the future - including the challenge of bringing the world's poor into the era of global growth. Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy, based on the best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw, confronts head-on Americans' critical concerns about the new interconnected 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: Bill Clinton, former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev, Mexican President Vicente Fox, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, and many others. 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. Special DVD Features Include: • Access to the Commanding Heights Web site, including: • An exclusive time map, which provides an interactive atlas of economic history • Comprehensive transcripts from on-camera interviews, and biographies of the people who played significant roles in the development of the modern global market • An online teacher's guide that provides suggestions for applications of the Web site in classroom instruction • An excerpt from the companion book to the series • A complete list of interview subjects included in the series • Chapter breaks • English audiotrack and subtitles • On three DVD5 discs.




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