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program's home page to access detailed program descriptions, complete broadcast transcripts, and for in-depth interview material not included in the Surviving The Bottom Line broadcast.
Running with the Bulls” takes viewers behind the scenes on Wall Street to reveal the massive power shift in corporate
America from CEOs to Wall Street, and how money managers are driving today’s economy.
Living on the Fault-Line” focuses on the self-proclaimed City of the Future – San Diego, California – with its high-tech, entrepreneurial economy, and follows both the innovative ‘winners’ and the precarious lives of the middle
“Learning to Survive” (January 23, 1998 at 9 p.m. E.S.T.) examines successful education
reforms in Shanghai, Cincinnati, Southern Texas and Oakland to show how some school systems are effectively preparing young people for the 21st century economy and re-tooling displaced U.S. workers.
Beating the Bottom Line” (January 23, 1998 at 10 p.m. E.S.T.) shows vivid examples in the United States, Holland, and Canada of how creative
partnerships among management, labor and communities are creating both profits and greater job security.
Off-Air Taping Rights:
Pre K-12 teachers in the United States may videotape “Surviving the Bottom Line with Hedrick Smith” (PBS airdate January 16 & 23, 1998) and use it in the classroom for one year. (For more information on Teacher Resources to accompany PBS programs and on PBS extended taping rights for educators, please visit the
PBS Teacher Connex Web site.) After the broadcast, teachers may purchase a copy of the program.