Most widely held works by Mark Ganguzza
Bill Moyers on faith & reason ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers explores the mysterious region between rationality and belief, joined by some of the world's most provocative writers and thinkers.
Popular culture rage, rights, and responsibility ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Presents scenarios involving antisocial and violent messages in mass media to a group of panelists. Discusses who decides what popular culture is, the role of Hollywood and other producers of mass media, and the tension between artistic expression, freedom of speech, and social responsibility. Examines the impact of TV, music, and movies on young people and American society in general.
Jon Stewart on humor and an informed public ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
In this program, veteran journalist Bill Moyers interviews Jon Stewart, the long-standing anchor of the award-winning Daily Show with Jon Stewart, about why so many viewers get their news and analysis from his fake news show. The Alberto Gonzales scandal is also discussed with Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo, and a eulogy for David Halberstam is also given.
Liberty and security in an age of terrorism ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 129 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.
Who gets to know ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
"When it comes to genetic testing, how much should a patient be told? If the news is bad, who else should the patient inform? And could - or should - such privileged information be made available to employers, insurance companies, and others? This Fred Friendly Seminar moderated by Harvard Law School's Arthur Miller offers a compelling discourse on the far-reaching ethical, social, legal, and economic implications of genetic testing"--Container.
Bill Moyers on faith & reason. Salman Rushdie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Beginning in 1989, Salman Rushdie spent ten years of his life underground, hiding from Islamic assassins - for the sin of writing a book. Throughout his ordeal, Rushdie kept writing, and emerged in public when Ayatollah Khomeini died. In 2006, as president of the PEN American center--PEN stands for the organization of poets, essayists, and novelists--that works worldwide for freedom of speech and conscience. Before leaving office Rushdie brought over one hundred writers together for a public discussion about what he calls 'the hot-button issue' of the day, faith and reason.
NOW with Bill Moyers John Nichols and Robert McChesney on the media and democracy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"In this program, media experts John Nichols and Robert McChesney join Bill Moyers to examine America's corporate media machine and the dire implications of closed-door deregulatory decisions."--Container.
Beyond black and white affirmative action in America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 91 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.
A question of fairness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers investigates the growing gap between rich and poor in the United States by focusing on three cases: the impact of NAFTA on a Pennsylvania mill town; the collapse of WorldCom due to the financial deregulation in the 1990s; and the attempt to reform Alabama's state income tax system.
9/11 for the record ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
NOW analyzes the 9/11 Commission report and connects the dots of what happened that day and the warning signs leading up to it. This special episode highlights the agonizing close calls, missteps, and outright failures of two administrations and America's intelligence and security agencies in the months and years leading up to 9/11.
Bill Moyers journal. Media consolidation and the erosion of democracy August 24, 2007 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Local news is the heartbeat of democracy, so why is it disappearing from communities around the nation? In this program, Bill Moyers talks with journalist Rick Karr and media activist Hannah Sassaman about the uncertain future of Americas low power radio stations, which in many cases are the last media outlets covering important local events. Also, Moyers and FCC Commissioner Michael Copps discuss regulatory rules being considered that will redefine the ownership and control permitted media conglomerates. What would an even stronger Big Media mean for objectivity and the marketplace of ideas, and what are the potential implications for the Internet, currently free and unfettered?
Benjamin Barber on globalization ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers discusses with Benjamin Barber, a University of Maryland professor, the emerging new world order and examines recent political and economic events happening in the world. Professor Barber deems that the two fundamental forces at work behind these events are: globalism and tribalism.
Katrina, the response ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"In the wake of Katrina, many around the nation are asking: what's next for New Orleans and the Gulf Coast? In KATRINA : THE RESPONSE, a special one-hour town hall meeting from Baton Rouge, NOW gathers a group of evacuees, rescuers, and government officials for a candid, emotional discussion of the storm, the aftermath, and the way forward"--Container.
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.
Daniel Yankelovich on public opinion research ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers talks with the survey pioneer recently named one of the 20th century's ten most influential people in the area of public policy. From his vast experience in the field, Daniel Yankelovich explains the agendas behind public opinion research, homing in on its uses and abuses by special interest groups. He also discusses the integral link between the economy and education, as well as what Americans can do to become poll savvy.
NOW with Bill Moyers Mark Hertsgaard on the world's love/hate relationship with America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Why has much of the world's regard for America diminished in the last few years? Journalist and author Mark Hertsgaard, who traveled the globe gauging foreigners' ambivalence towards the United States shares his findings, published in his new book, "The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World." Additionally, Hertsgaard comments on how America's role is changing in the wake of September 11th, and the key U.S. environmental and foreign policy decisions that have proven divisive of the international community, as well as a perceived lack of difference between globalization and Americanization.
Katie Roiphe on pornography, censorship, and feminism ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
"How damaging to society, and women in particular, is the proliferation of pornography? And how is the tension resolved between community standards and First Amendment rights? Bill Moyers talks to Katie Roiphe, feminist critic and author of The morning after : sex, fear, and feminism [on campus]. Expanding on may of the ideas in her book, Roiphe discusses how restrictions on pornography could lead to more general censorship, while widespread access actually undermines pornography's fascination." -- Container.
Moyers on America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Capitol crimes -- The fall of super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff has exposed what may be one of the biggest political scandals in America's history. What does the dizzying scope of corruption say about how laws are made and who really owns the U.S. government?
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.
Profits and promises reworking the American dream ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Hypothetical situations are posed to a diverse group of panelists concerning the many conflicts corporations often face in a new, more uncertain and competitive environment. Utilizing a scenario of a fictitious corporation, they examine the social, cultural and economic impact that corporate restructuring has had on communities and individuals.
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