First broadcast April 2007
Around the world, by every measure, America's reputation and image has never been so poor.
Perceptions have shifted and attitudes have soured, but this is not just a problem between the US and the Islamic world.
Part One: Venezuela
In this first of two programmes, journalist, broadcaster and American, Michael Goldfarb, looks at the rise of global anti-Americanism and tries to gauge the scale of the mood shift and understand why feelings are running high.
In Venezuela, Michael looks at the tortured history of the US and Latin America, from the Nixon era to the present day.
He also attempts to unravel the complex politics driving Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez's stand against US president George W Bush.
Series Producer: Julia Hayball
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