Commanding Heights Vol. 2: The Agony of Reform

Based on the bestseller by Daniel Yergin, this informative PBS series presents an in-depth analysis of America's role in the new worldwide economy. Volume 2 explores the failure of government-controlled economies in the 1980s and how new leaders embraced ideas of reform like 'shock therepy' - a rapid conversion to free-market capitalism. See Also 'Vol. 1:The Battle of Ideas' and 'Vol. 3: 'The New Rules of the Game'.

Year: 2002
Genre: Documentaries, Based on..., Political Docos
Country: USA
Duration: 120 Minutes
Rating: Ex
Location in store: Documentary (Political)



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