Explore the real stories, real heroes, real action that inspired the movie
Who are these citizens? And what are they doing on the campaign trail?
Tamara and Tanya question whether politics can ever achieve a comprehensive policy that requires some sacrifices from everyone.
Can America afford to keep spending like there's no tomorrow? Bert mistrusts the answers he gets from candidates.
Bert sees no future in manufacturing. He asks John McCain - and author Thomas Friedman -- to explain their optimism.
Is the American Dream disappearing? Will green jobs offer security and pensions? Lizz and Bert with candidates in Michigan.
Tamara sees politics through the prism of race - but racial solidarity isn't what she's after.