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The Americas in the 21st Century [electronic resource]

Mountain Lake Public Television (Plattsburgh, N.Y.)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Bringing together 24 government leaders, top policymakers, and noted experts, this landmark documentary hosted by journalist Charles Krause outlines the key political and economic challenges facing the Americas and the issues that will test the leadership of the U.S. and Canada. Topics debated by James Baker III; President Andres Pastrana, of Colombia; Canada's former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney; Foreign Policy editor Moises Naim; former U.S. Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson; the National Council of La Raza's Raul Yzaguirre; the inimitable Sol Linowitz; and others include economic integration, free trade, and cultural nationalism.
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Run Time
58 min.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • A Future of Optimism? (1:08)
  • Free Trade Theory (4:29)
  • Essential to Future of the U.S. (4:04)
  • Dictatorship or Democracy? (3:48)
  • Consensus 1980s and 1990s (4:14)
  • NAFTA (6:01)
  • Change and Mexico (5:49)
  • Change and Upheaval (3:36)
  • Guerillas and Drugs (4:04)
  • Cuba and U.S. Intervention (5:20)
  • Contrasts - Haves and Have-Nots (4:45)
  • New Millennium (6:58)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1999.
Publisher no.
29936 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (58 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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