FRONTLINE: Ten Trillion And Counting
Airs Friday, August 13, 2010 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, August 9, 2010
All of the measures by the federal government to stem the tide in the financial meltdown that began with the subprime mortgage crisis have added hundreds of billions of dollars to our national debt. "Frontline: Ten Trillion And Counting" reports on how this debt will constrain and challenge the new Obama administration, and on the growing chorus, on both sides of the political aisle, that without fiscal reform the United States government may face a debt crisis of its own in years to come that make the current financial problems look almost painless by comparison.