PBS FRONTLINE: Is Wal-Mart Good For America (2005)

FRONTLINE explores the relationship between U.S. job losses and the American consumer's insatiable desire for bargains in "Is Wal-Mart Good for America?" Through interviews with retail executives, product manufacturers, economists, and trade experts, correspondent Hedrick Smith examines the growing controversy over the Wal-Mart way of doing business and asks whether a single retail giant has changed the American economy.

Filmmaker Rick Young has also directed:

Spying On the Home Front (2007)

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