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The agony of reform : the battle for the world economy

Author: William CranJoseph StanislawDaniel YerginDavid Ogden StiersLeszek BalcerowiczAll authors
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, ©2002.
Series: Commanding heights : the battle for the world economy, 2.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : English
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The second episode of a 3 part series exploring the changing economic world in the 20th century: the clash between governments and the marketplace, the debate over the impact of globalization, and the forces shaping future economies. This episode considers the failure of government-controlled economies in the 1980s. The focus is on how reform played out in the Soviet Union, the eastern bloc, Latin America, India and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Margaret Thatcher; Ronald Reagan; Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev; Ronald Reagan; Margaret Thatcher
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Cran; Joseph Stanislaw; Daniel Yergin; David Ogden Stiers; Leszek Balcerowicz; Domingo Cavallo; P Chidambaram; A B Chubaĭs; Alejandro Foxley; Milton Friedman; E T Gaĭdar; Arnold C Harberger; Ricardo Lagos Escobar; Kuan Yew Lee; Moisés Naím; George Pratt Shultz; Jairam Ramesh; Jeffrey Sachs; Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada; Lilii︠a︡ Fedorovna Shevt︠s︡ova; Manmohan Singh; Lech Wałęsa; G I︠A︡vlinskiĭ; Clive Crook; InVision Productions.; Heights Productions, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Lion Television Ltd.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578079373 9781578079377 157807939X 9781578079391
OCLC Number: 78798224
Language Note: Dolby digital sound.
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Based on the book by Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw.
Credits: Produced and directed by William Cran ; written by William Cran, Daniel Yergin ; executive producer, Michael Sullivan ; narrator, David Ogden Stiers ; editor, Chris Lysaght ; photography, Jeff Baynes ... [et al.] ; music, Paul Foss.
Performer(s): Commentary: Leszek Balcerowicz, Domingo Cavallo, P. Chidambaram, Anatoly Chubais, Alejandro Foxley, Milton Friedman, Yegor Gaidar, Arnold Harberger, Ricardo Lagos, Lee Kuan Yew, Moises Naim, George Shultz, Jairam Ramesh, Jeffrey Sachs, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, Lilia Shevtsova, Manmohan Singh, Lech Walesa, Grigory Yavlinsky, Clive Crook.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 2 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Commanding heights : the battle for the world economy, 2.
Other Titles: Commanding heights : the battle for the world economy
Commanding heights.
Responsibility: an Invision Productions Limited production in association with Heights Productions, Inc. and WGBH Boston, with the assistance of Lion Television Limited.

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The second episode of a 3 part series exploring the changing economic world in the 20th century: the clash between governments and the marketplace, the debate over the impact of globalization, and the forces shaping future economies. This episode considers the failure of government-controlled economies in the 1980s. The focus is on how reform played out in the Soviet Union, the eastern bloc, Latin America, India and other countries during this tumultuous time.

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