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Commanding Heights: The Battle For The World Economy; Battle of Ideas, The (2003)

04/01/2003

Rebroadcast Version: Episode 1 , NOLA : COHE 101 M1 ; DVS mono mix on ch. 3


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Series
Commanding Heights: The Battle For The World Economy
Program
Battle of Ideas, The (2003)
Program Number

101

Series Description

Filmed over the course of two years on five continents, COMMANDING HEIGHTS: THE BATTLE FOR THE WORLD ECONOMY is the first in-depth documentary that tells the inside story of our new global economy and what it means for individuals around the world. Narrated by David Ogden Stiers, explores the new reality, new rules, and new winners and losers in the battle between government and the marketplace; the great debate over globalization; and the powerful force shaping our future society and economy. Based on the best-selling book The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy, co-authored by Pulitzer Prize-winner Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw.

The series is built around extraordinary interviews with world leaders and thinkers from twenty different countries—including former 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, and President George W. Bush’s Economic Advisor Lawrence Lindsey. Series release date: 4/2002

Program Description

Rebroadcast Version:

The first episode identifies how the world, for the first half of the 20th century, first moved toward more government control — in the centrally planned economies of the communist world, the “mixed economies“ of Europe and the developing world, and the United States’ regulated capitalism — and then began to move away.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Global Affairs
Economics
Creators
Sullivan, Michael (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Commanding Heights: The Battle For The World Economy; Battle of Ideas, The (2003),” 04/01/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2AAF6000F8E144A0AA02C987EE97C7B7.
MLA: “Commanding Heights: The Battle For The World Economy; Battle of Ideas, The (2003).” 04/01/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2AAF6000F8E144A0AA02C987EE97C7B7>.
APA: Commanding Heights: The Battle For The World Economy; Battle of Ideas, The (2003). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2AAF6000F8E144A0AA02C987EE97C7B7
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