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6350CAN WE COMPETE? (MARC TUCKER)CAN WE COMPETE? (MARC TUCKER)1992color28 minvhs (Upon Reflection series) Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Marc Tucker, President of the National Center for Education and the Economy, and author of Thinking for a Living: Education and the Wealth of Nations. Mr. Tucker relates the history of the American educational system and its relationship to a mass-production industry/economy. He examines the national economic policies of Germany and Japan after the Second World War. He shows how the U.S. can compete only on a quality level with these high-wage economies. He calls for a restructuring of the American educational system to meet the needs of industry.