Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Midwest Regional Director Sara Imhof will run a screening of "I.O.U.S.A." followed by a discussion of the issues and brief Chart Talk to a group of students, faculty and community members at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD.
More than 60 people participated in the screening and post-film discussion. Several attendees were students at Augustana College, but community members joined, too. I was pleased to be joined by the President of the college and his wife, as well as the Dept. head for the hosting Augustana college department. Much of the focus was on the youth and how their generation will need to be major players in the dialogue and implementation about solutions.
The critically-acclaimed "I.O.U.S.A." documentary, directed by Patrick Creadon ("Wordplay"), follows The Concord Coalition's "Fiscal Wake-Up Tour" and tells the story of America's four key deficits - budget, savings, balance of payments and leadership - and their implications for the nation and U.S. citizens. Read More