The Rise And Fall of U.S. Manufacturing In Under 9 Minutes

Did you know that from 1999 and 2009, U.S.-based multinational corporations cut 2.9 million American jobs and then added 2.4 million overseas during the same period of time.

In 1960, the nation's largest employers were manufacturers. Now, they're Walmart, Taco Bell and McDonald's.

Where did the United States go wrong? We let our desire for higher profits and too-good-to-believe bargains get in the way of our love for own people and concern about our nation's future. It's not too late ... yet.

For some serious infographics for thought, take a look at the following video -- debuted at the recent Second Annual Conference on the Renaissance of American Manufacturing.