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In Search of the Real America; Pig of the World

05/11/1978


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Series
In Search of the Real America
Program
Pig of the World
Program Number

202

Series Description

Host Ben Wattenberg looks at the achievements of the free enterprise system in America. Series release date: 1977

Program Description

Ben Wattenberg’s challenge to the “chorus of failure and guilt” this time around focuses on two allegations: first, that American consumption of resources exploits Third World countries and second that that consumption is consuming nonrenewable resources. According to Ben, “it just isn’t so, international trade is not a game in which if someone wins, someone else has to lose.” The case in point is Malaysia and the opposing point of view is presented by Stewart Udall.

NOTE: Repeated May 25, 1978.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
Economics
Citation
Chicago: “In Search of the Real America; Pig of the World,” 05/11/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF156AEDAF074755BC927CEC693F73AA.
MLA: “In Search of the Real America; Pig of the World.” 05/11/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF156AEDAF074755BC927CEC693F73AA>.
APA: In Search of the Real America; Pig of the World. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF156AEDAF074755BC927CEC693F73AA
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