Random House, Inc. Every so often, moments arrive in the destiny of great states when business as usual is suspended. A choice has to be made, not just between politicians or parties, but about the American future. To reinvigorate its self-belief, the United States will be looking for a leader who can relight the torch of national purpose, first of all within the country itself. But it will be looking also for a replenished sense of its historical place in the world. Companion to a groundbreaking PBS Series, The American Future will reveal American citizenship in the act of its own remaking.