20th Century United States and boom-bust capitalism

Continuing his series on the history of capitalism, comedian Colm O'Regan takes a look at 20th Century United States.

He looks at the period's economic thinkers and ponders the post-war boom and onset of consumer capitalism.

You can see a discussion about this film on Talking Business on BBC World News from 31 July - 2 August 2015 outside the UK and on the BBC News Channel and the BBC iPlayer from 1 August in the UK .