Is America No. 1?
First Aired: September 2, 2000
John Stossel asks “Is America No. 1?” in this report, which compares the quality of life in the U.S. with the rest of the world, and considers reasons for the disparity in prosperity. Stossel measures the cultural and economic freedom around the globe, using New York City, Hong Kong and Calcutta as his prime examples. Included: interviews with economists, authors, political commentators and immigrants.