Director: Patrick Creadon Cast: David M. Walker, Robert Bixby, Diane Rehm
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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.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/07/2009
UPC: 0841887010481
Original Release: 2008
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:25:00

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

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

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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