Season 27, Episode 10 Ten Trillion and Counting

First Aired: March 24, 2009

How the national debt, which has ballooned to over $10 trillion, may hinder the Obama administration, and why some from both the right and left believe it must be reduced to ensure the nation's future. Included: factors that have caused the debt to soar; possible outcomes if the problem is not addressed; potential solutions.

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  • Premise: PBS's primary public-affairs documentary series, `Frontline' focuses on one (usually timely) topic each program. Overseen since its inception by executive producer David Fanning, it has been honored regularly over the years, winning 34 DuPont-Columbia awar… (more)

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