The Story of American Jobs

Director Greg Spotts takes on offshoring, warning that it may make the American dream more of a myth than an accessible reality

The success of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11, the highest-grossing documentary in history, has ushered in a burst of feature-length political offerings in the same field. The list's newest addition is a low-budget take on outsourcing by freelance TV producer Greg Spotts, 36, who hit the road with a cheap video camera and $50,000 in savings, after realizing how many of his pals were out of work. His quest? To see what happens to U.S. citizens when their jobs migrate overseas.

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