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Kirk Documentary Group

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Inside the meltdown( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't stop and haven't been able to fix."--Container
Misunderstood minds( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For one in five students, learning is an exhausting and frustrating struggle. Often mistakenly called "lazy" or "stupid" by their teachers, classmates, and even their families, these children may be suffering from debilitating learning problems. If not addressed, the problems can have a devastating impact on the students' self-esteem and future academic and social success. This documentary shines a spotlight on this painful subject, following the stories of five families as, together with experts, they try to solve the mysteries of their children's learning difficulties. The film clearly shows the children's problems in a new light, and serves as a platform to open a nationwide dialogue on how best to manage young, vulnerable, and misunderstood minds
Bush's war( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A two-part special series that tells the epic story of how the Iraq War began and how it has been fought, both on the ground and deep inside the government"--Http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/bushswar
Frontline( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the derivative securities market during the 1990s and explores early warnings of the financial crisis of 2008. Uncovers an intense battle between high-ranking members of the Clinton administration versus Brooksley Born who tried to sound the alarm about the need to regulate the emerging, highly complex, and lucrative derivatives markets. Examines Alan Greenspan's economic policies
League of denial : the NFL's concussion crisis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the realities of brain injuries sustained on the field by football players and the National Football League's attempts to cover the issue up
Frontline( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline investigates the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11th and continues today. As big technology companies encouraged users to share more and more information about their lives, they created a trove of data that could be useful not simply to advertisers, but also to the government. The revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden would push Silicon Valley into the center of a debate over privacy and government surveillance
Gunned down : the power of the NRA( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America
Money, power and Wall Street( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a special 4-hour investigation, FRONTLINE tells the inside story of the struggles to rescue and repair a shattered economy, exploring key decisions, missed opportunities, and the unprecedented and uneasy partnership between government leaders and titans of finance that affects the fortunes of millions of people around the world
Breaking the bank( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ken Lewis, the CEO of Bank of America, is in trouble: a stock collapse; a rocky merger; the worst fourth-quarter losses in at least 17 years; a stockholder revolt; an urgent need to raise more capital despite a $45 billion infusion from the federal government. And on top of that, he effectively has a new boss: President Barack Obama. In Breaking the Bank, FRONTLINE producer Michael Kirk (Inside the Meltdown, Bush's War) draws on a rare combination of high-profile interviews with key players Ken Lewis and former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain to reveal the story of two banks at the heart of the financial crisis, their rocky merger, and the government's new role in taking over -- some call it "nationalizing"--The American banking system."--Frontline website
The dark side by Festival du film indépendant européen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid revelations about faulty prewar intelligence and a scandal surrounding the indictment of the vice president's chief of staff and presidential adviser, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Frontline goes behind the headlines to investigate the internal war that was waged between the intelligence community and Richard Bruce Cheney, the most powerful vice president in the nation's history. The film tells the story of the vice president's role as the chief architect of the war on terror, and his battle with Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet for control of the "dark side." Drawing on more than 40 interviews and thousands of documents, the film provides a step-by-step examination of what happened inside the councils of war
The secret history of ISIS( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the emergence of the terrorist organization ISIS, in part a result of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and subsequent miscalculations by two U.S. presidents. Feautures commentary by key policymakers and counterterrorism experts
Dreams of Obama( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of Barack Obama's historic inauguration, Frontline examined the rich personal and political biography of America's 44th president. Insights into the key moments and experiences that have shaped and formed his political vision include his community organizing in Chicago, presidency of the Harvard Law Review, and his battles in Illinois politics. During the course of these, Obama learned how to navigate America's complicated racial and political divides. Modeling his earliest political efforts after those of Harold Washington, he built a coalition of progressive whites, African Americans and Latinos that carried him to the United States Senate. The film details how, after arriving in the Senate, Obama and his advisers carefully crafted a two-year plan to build the freshman senator's reputation, leading to the announcement in 2007 that he would run for president
The torture question( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program traces how decisions made in Washington, D.C. in the immediate aftermath of September 11th led to a robust interrogation policy that laid the groundwork for prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, and Iraq. The program provides the context for understanding how the rules were confused, how lines of authority were blurred, and what happens when the authorization of "coercive interrogation" makes it way into the battle zone. The program focuses on the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq as a case study in prisoner abuse
Losing Iraq( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Islamic extremists gaining ground in Iraq, and the Obama administration being pulled back into the conflict, this is a timely and late-breaking report on the crisis in Iraq
Divided states of America by Laibach (Musical group)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of an investigation into the deep political divisions and bitter polarization that grew during the Obama presidency. The film examines how President Obama's promise of change and unity collided with racial and political realities. Part two of an investigation into the deep divisions and bitter polarization that grew during the Obama presidency. The film examines racial tensions in America, the war for control of the GOP, and the growing dysfunction in Washington
Caring for your parents( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary focuses attention on the United States' aging population and the many adult children who are undertaking the primary care for their aging parents, underscoring today's struggle to keep parents at home, tensions between siblings and social, cultural and economic issues. Immediately followed by a 30-minute panel discussion with medical correspondent Dr. Art Ulene which offers constructive advice and guidance on how to start the caregiving conversation
Inside Obama's presidency( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with his Republican opponents over health care and the economy to his dramatic expansion of targeted killings of enemies, FRONTLINE examines the president's key decisions and the experiences that will inform his second term
President Trump( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How did Donald Trump transform himself from real estate developer to entertainer to president? In this one-hour investigative biography, filmmaker Michael Kirk and his team go behind the headlines to examine the key moments that shaped America's 45th president--from his childhood to his tumultuous career in the public eye"--Container
Cheney's law( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For three decades, Vice President Dick Cheney has waged a secretive and often bitter battle to expand the power of the presidency. Now in a direct confrontation with Congress, as the administration asserts executive privilege to head off investigations into domestic wiretapping and the firing of U.S. attorneys, FRONTLINE meticulously traces the behind-closed-doors battle within the administration over the power of the presidency and the rule of law."--Container
Frontline( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A sobering look at the push to reform health care, revealing the realities of American politics, the power of special interest groups and the role of money in policy making."--Frontline website
 
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