In the late 1980s - when we began work on what would become "America: What Went Wrong?" - massive job losses were roiling the economy. As plants closed and companies restructured, millions of Americans lost their jobs. But economists, business leaders, and politicians told them not to worry. Jobs in new industries, they said, were on the way, and information technology (IT) was near the top of everybody's list.
Read the latest installment of Barlett and Steele for the shocking plot twist you'll never see coming!