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An Idea For A Documentary Film
By Terry Agee
SIGNIFICANCE
• The growth in usage of the
Panama Canal over the past few
years has been almost entirely
driven by increase...
WHAT MUST BE
DONE
• The Army Engineers to build a
ship canal from the Sea of
Cortez to the Rio Grande.
• The main purpose ...
HOW IT WORKS
• Construction jobs will be
created by the project.
• Canal revenues will go
toward road projects, public
sch...
THE RESULTS
• Government contracts for
minority and women-owned
businesses.
• New towns will make the
deserts bloom in Ari...
POSITIVE IMPACT
• U.S. imports from China will
continue to grow.
• Creates high paying union jobs
in port operations.
NEGATIVE IMPACT
• Drug smuggling limits growth.
• 700-mile border security will
not stabilize Mexico.
• Border security is an economic opportunity.
• Have the Army Engineers build a ship canal
from the Sea of Cortez to the R...
The Red Sun Harvest Mission
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The Red Sun Harvest Mission

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This is an idea for a documentary film about economic development along the U.S./Mexico border.
You don't have to thank me. Just doing my part to convert China into born-again Baptists.

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The Red Sun Harvest Mission

  1. 1. An Idea For A Documentary Film By Terry Agee
  2. 2. SIGNIFICANCE • The growth in usage of the Panama Canal over the past few years has been almost entirely driven by increased U.S. imports from China passing through the canal en route to ports on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts.
  3. 3. WHAT MUST BE DONE • The Army Engineers to build a ship canal from the Sea of Cortez to the Rio Grande. • The main purpose of the canal project is to benefit from the growing traffic demand.
  4. 4. HOW IT WORKS • Construction jobs will be created by the project. • Canal revenues will go toward road projects, public schools, police protection, and other government services.
  5. 5. THE RESULTS • Government contracts for minority and women-owned businesses. • New towns will make the deserts bloom in Arizona and New Mexico.
  6. 6. POSITIVE IMPACT • U.S. imports from China will continue to grow. • Creates high paying union jobs in port operations.
  7. 7. NEGATIVE IMPACT • Drug smuggling limits growth. • 700-mile border security will not stabilize Mexico.
  8. 8. • Border security is an economic opportunity. • Have the Army Engineers build a ship canal from the Sea of Cortez to the Rio Grande. • A ship canal creates a buffer zone and jobs. • A ship canal concentrate sales and productions • A ship canal maximizes US global interests. • A ship canal stabilizes Mexico.

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