Fred Friendly Seminars (Firm)
Most widely held works by Fred Friendly Seminars (Firm)
Beyond black and white affirmative action in America ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
All sides in the affirmative action debate say that they believe in the Constitutional right to equality regarding race, creed and sex, but they bring very different interpretations to what that means. A distinguished panel of experts discuss this issue.
Disconnected politics, the press and the public ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A panel discussion focusing on the current state of the press coverage in its role to inform the public and to reflect the public's concerns especially in view of the election process.
Liberty and security in an age of terrorism ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
This Fred Friendly Seminar explores the balance between national security and civil liberties in the post September 11 world. The moderator presents a hypothetical scenario to the panelists to begin discussions of: the USA PATRIOT Act, surveillance of suspects, closed detention hearings, demands for student information, and what constitutes an enemy combatant.
Playing hurt ethics and sports medicine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A panel of experts discuss ethical and medical issues associated with injured athletes.
Failure to protect the caseworker files ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The second and third parts of Frontline's investigation of child protection services, which began with "The taking of Logan Maar". The second part, "The caseworker files", looks closely at the Maine Department of Human Services. The third part, "A national dialogue", is a Frontline/Fred Friendly seminar in which a panel of national experts as well as ordinary citizens explore a hypothetical case involving foster care.
Your money & your life America's managed care revolution ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
An open-ended forum that looks at the pros and cons of managed health care.
Profits & promises. New markets, new challenges ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
How can American employees compete against super-low-wage, no-benefit workers abroad? How can corporations call themselves American while outsourcing large pieces of their business overseas? And how can American companies deal with labor practices in other countries that would be proscribed in the U.S.? In this Fred Friendly Seminar moderated by Harvard Law School's Charles Ogletree, a 14-member panel including corporate executives from around the world, international financiers, and human rights and union activists explore the growing trend toward global business using the imaginary emerging-market nation of Xanadu.
Reporting on terrorism the news media and public health ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
(Producer) How should the news media prepare for and cope with a potential bioterrorist attack? Panelists role-play a hypothetical scenario that begins in a city hospital where a spike in a flu-like illness causes the ER staff to confront the possibility of something far worse than the flu. When should the health department be contacted? When will the public find out, and what is the job of the journalists covering this story?
Sprawl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Moderated by Harvard Law School's Arthur Miller, this Fred Friendly Seminar seeks to understand the housing situation facing the U.S. which creates more than 1.5 million new households each year. Using a fictional city of Metropolis, the panel discusses issues related to planning and growth, including infrastructure, government's role, and quality of life.
Profits & promises reinventing the corporation ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A panel discussion of how American companies are changing, due to global and economic demands. Discusses whether shareholder, worker, or corporate interests are most important and how corporate success is actually measured.
Private property vs. the public trust ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Part of a three-part series highlighting the conflicts arising from the right to buy and sell property and the interests in greener building practices, better resource management and biodiversity. In this program a panel discussion explores the complexities that arise when a family's freedom to sell its property for development of a subdivision clashes with their neighbors' and local government's idea of land management.
Ethics in America II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"New, and yet familiar, hypothetical cases are debated and agonized over by eminent leaders from government, business, science and academia. [The program] follows its predecessor by exploring gripping ethical dilemmas using the time-honored Socratic Dialogue format. The programs can be used with a study guide to help teachers engage their students in the process of ethical reasoning and acquaint them with its traditions through historical essays and other writings. A website with background on the programs and issues is coordinated with the series" -- Container label.
Epidemic ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"What biological, ecological and cultural factors influence the causes, spread and control of infectious disease? How can we defend ourselves and our communities in the war against microbes? When should individual rights be forfeited to protect the public health? Can we prevent the next epidemic? In this dialogue, moderated by Professor Arthur R. Miller of Harvard Law School, a panel of experts explores potentially life-threatening situations, raising questions about public health on a personal, local, and global level."--Packaging.
The price of politics electing our leaders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This program centers around such topics as the influence of special interest monies, America's party system, adherence to campaign platforms, reform initiatives such as term limits and the media's role in shaping the current system.
Endangered biodiversity and economic development ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Part of a three-part series highlighting the conflicts arising from the right to buy and sell property and the interests in greener building practices, better resource management and biodiversity. In this program a panel discussion focuses on choices that must be made between development and maintenance of biodiversity.
Whose law, whose order ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
This program uses hypothetical situations and role-playing to focus on the constitutional limits of the federal government on gun control issues; federal funding and its ability to influence state policies; the federalization of state crimes; and anti-federal paranoia that has led to the resurgence of organized militias.
Constant combatants the president and Congress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
This program focuses on the tensions between the president and Congress during a foreign policy crisis, incorporating issues such as the power to wage war, to conduct diplomacy, to operate in secrecy, to exercise the power of the purse, to hold government branches accountable to each other, and the media's responsibilities in matters of national security.
Beyond black and white ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"All sides of the affirmative action issue have targeted the same goal: ending racism of all types. But do opportunities for some have to come at the expense of others? In this Fred Friendly seminar moderated by Harvard Law School's Charles Ogletree, a what-if scenario revolves around a university's efforts to enroll a diverse student body of qualified candidates. Panelists include Ward Connerly, proponent of Carlifornia's Proposition 209; Christopher Edley, Fr., director of the recent White House review of affirmative action; Julius Becton, Jr., former head of Washington, D.C.'s public schools; Ruth Simmons, president of Smith College; and policy activists from the African-American, Asian, Native American, and Latino communities"--Container.
In the balance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Two-part series on terrorism examines prevention of attack and dealing with consequences. Part 1, Bioattack, examines central issues of homeland security and explores situations that public officials, health care workers, and law enforcement personnel would have to confront. In part 2, City under siege, a panel of experts addresses logistical, ethical, and communication issues in a scenario of prolonged attacks.
Failure to protect? [a national dialogue ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A Frontline/Fred Friendly seminar in which a panel of national experts as well as ordinary citizens explore a hypothetical case involving foster care.
Affirmative action programs Business ethics Cities and towns--Growth Civil rights Constitutional law Developing countries Educational films Educational television programs Elections--Press coverage Ethics Films for the hearing impaired Foster children Foster home care Health Health care reform Internet videos Investments, Foreign, and employment Land use--Environmental aspects Maine Maine.--Dept. of Human Services Managed care plans (Medical care) Marketing--Social aspects Mass media Mass media--Moral and ethical aspects Medical care, Cost of Medical ethics National security--Law and legislation Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Policy sciences Political planning Political science Press and politics Public policy (Law) Race discrimination Real estate development Social policy Sports accidents Sports injuries Sustainable development Television in politics Television panel discussions Terrorism Terrorism and mass media Terrorism--Prevention Terrorism--Prevention--Government policy United States Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001 (United States) Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Fred Friendly Seminars
Friendly Seminars (Firm)