I.O.U.S.A.

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Overview

As the United States faces unprecedented financial crises, filmmaker Patrick Creadon explores just how America got to be in the economic mess that it finds itself in, eventually detailing just what the nation would have to do in order to prevent a bad situation from turning into an all-out financial disaster from which no citizen could escape.
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Overview

As the United States faces unprecedented financial crises, filmmaker Patrick Creadon explores just how America got to be in the economic mess that it finds itself in, eventually detailing just what the nation would have to do in order to prevent a bad situation from turning into an all-out financial disaster from which no citizen could escape.
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Special Features

CC; Panel at the I.O.U.S.A. premiere; More from leading economic experts; Word on the street; Economics classroom; Library of graphics; Fiscal update
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/7/2009
  • UPC: 841887010481
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 72,106

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David M. Walker Participant
Robert Bixby Participant
Diane Rehm Participant
Alice Rivlin Participant
William Bonner Participant
Harry Zeeve Participant
Robert Rudin Participant
Ron Paul Participant
David Yepsen Participant
Kay Harms Participant
Warren Buffett Participant
David Chia Participant
James Arredy Participant
Kent Conrad Participant
Paul O'Neill Participant
Technical Credits
Patrick Creadon Director, Cinematographer, Screenwriter
Doug Blush Editor
Larry A. Ellis Sound/Sound Designer
Sarah Gibson Producer
Peter Golub Score Composer
Kate Incontrera Associate Producer, Original Story
Theodore James Associate Producer
Christine O'Malley Producer, Screenwriter
Addison Wiggin Executive Producer, Original Story, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- I.O.U.S.A.
1. Introduction [3:12]
2. Who Is David Walker? [4:09]
3. The Four Deficits [1:54]
4. The Budget Deficit [19:03]
5. The Savings Deficit [16:29]
6. The Trade Deficit [15:58]
7. The Leadership Deficit [13:50]
8. Final Thoughts [6:22]
9. Credits [3:42]
1. The Debt-to-Calculation [:47]
2. Debt Timeline [2:47]
3. The 2008 Federal Budget [1:22]
4. Budget Deficit [:46]
5. Budget Deficit Projections [:44]
6. Spending Projections [:39]
7. Personal Savings [:29]
8. U.S. Inflation Rate [:28]
9. World Trade Imbalances [:26]
10. Top 5 U.S. Trade Deficits [:31]
11. Where the Money Comes From [1:00]
12. Top 3 Holders of U.S. Debt [:19]
13. Debt in the 21st Century [1:41]
14. Budgeting: Cost Comparisons [:31]
15. Promises [:55]
16. The Federal Tax Rate [:29]
17. Debt-to-GDP Timeline [:25]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- I.O.U.S.A.
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   Update With David Walker
   Scene Selections
   Audio Options
      Commentary With Director Patrick Creadon, Producers Christine O'Malley and Addision Wiggin: On/Off
      Commentary Transcript
   Special Features
      Panel At the Premiere With Warren Buffett, Bill Niskanen, Bill Novelli, Peter G. Peterson and David Walker
      More From Leading Economic Experts Including Alan Greenspan and Warren Buffett
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         Alan Greenspan
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            The Importance of Savings
            Wealth
            Personal Choice Vs. Government Control
         Warren Buffett
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            Maintaining a Competitive Advantage
            Money At Work
            Discussing Philanthropy
            How Much Debt Should a Country Carry?
            Wealth Disparities in the U.S.
         Why Deficits Matter
         The Way Forward
      Economics Classroom Including Animated Graphics From the Film
         Economics At Work
         Library of Graphics
         Paul Volcker's Reading List
         Additional Materials
      Word on the Street
      Filmmaker's Slideshow
      Trailer
   Resources
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Customer Reviews

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