Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele, for three decades investigative journalists at the "Philadelphia Inquirer, "are editors-at-large for "Time, Inc. "They have written six books, including the bestselling "America: What Went Wrong? "In addition to their two Pulitzer Prizes, they have won two National Magazine Awards and more than three dozen other national newspaper and magazine awards.
America's unique prosperity is based on its creation of a middle class. In the twentieth century, that middle class provided the workforce, the educated skills, and the demand that gave life to the world's greatest consumer economy. It was innovative and ...[SEE MORE]