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Summary: "I.O.U.S.A. tells the story of America in debt. Faced with key deficits in budget, savings, trade and leadership, increased foreign competition and ballooning financial obligations, the federal government is critically overextended. With the economy already in shambles, 78 million baby boomers are now expecting retirement benefits from their indebted federal government. Weaving together...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I.O.U.

Beck, Glenn.

Summary: Beck briefly surveys more than two centures of American political history to describe how the country has been "broken"--Spiritually, politically, and financially--and advocates a return to core values to restore America's economic and spiritual health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 320.973 BEC

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward examines the struggle between President Obama and the United States Congress to manage federal spending and tax policy for the three and one half years between 2009 and the summer of 2012. More than half the book focuses on the intense 44-day crisis in June and July 2011 when the United States came to the brink of a potentially catastrophic default on its debt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 338.973 WOO

Bussing-Burks, Marie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Apress 0000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 336.34 BUS

Kramer, Mattea/ Comerford, Jo (CON)/ Dana, Samantha (CON)/ Heady, Sheila (CON)/ Hellman, Chris (CON)

Summary: From history of the budget process to detail about the ongoing conflict in Washington, from charts explaining where every federal dollar goes to simple explanations of budget terminology, this book about the federal budget also covers up-to-the-minute numbers and an explanation of President Obamas 2013 budget request.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlink Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 352.4 KRA