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US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping are engaged in an economic mano a mano that impacts the world.

The Obamas produced the documentary American Factory, directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert.

Scenes from American Factory.

Scenes from American Factory.

Scenes from American Factory.

Nike is one of the many companies heavily affected by US tariffs on goods from China.

TV: Shedding light on China-US trade war

Two documentaries examine the micro and macro factors behind the biggest trade war in economic history
Sep 20, 2019 5:50 AM

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE between American and Chinese factory workers? A provocative new American documentary titled American Factory lets you count the ways: The American factory worker is fatter and works more slowly; the Chinese factory worker is thinner and more energetic and productive. The

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