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The Rise and Fall of American Business Culture

The Rise and Fall of American Business Culture

| 57 min

This documentary from 1987 looks at the serious malaise that plagued the US manufacturing sector at the time. No longer competitive in the world market, and forced to buy more than it could sell, the US nevertheless continued to bask in the glow of past glory rather than face its immediate predicament. Meanwhile, Japan and other Pacific Rim countries were gaining economic ground, perhaps permanently.

This film was part one of the series, Reckoning: The Political Economy of Canada.

  • director
    Kalle Lasn
  • script
    Kalle Lasn
  • editing
    Kalle Lasn
  • executive producer
    John Taylor
  • cinematography
    Geoff Rogers
    Bill Schmalz
    Masayuki Naito
    Mitsuo Watanabe
    Paul Guennette
    Mike Mahoney
  • re-recording
    Barry P. Jones
  • music
    Bruce Ruddell
    John Forrest
    Mike Hurst
    B.B. King
  • host
    James Laxer


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