From honey bees in Chile to a Paul Frank store in Slovakia. From a food distribution service in Zambia to a North Korean defector who serves as a venture capitalist to his fellow defectors in South Korea, witness economic freedom in action, transforming lives ... and entire nations. Swedish scholar Johan Norberg showcases five stories demonstrating how people can lift themselves from poverty when given the opportunity. Program also features the Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the World Report with an explanation of how the index works.
Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships.
Teacher Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life.
A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building.
Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test.
Have you watched Economic Freedom in Action: Changing Lives yet? What did you think about it?