WorldCat Identities

Amias, Jennie

Overview
Works: 9 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 1,340 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Military history  History  Biography  Nonfiction films  Sports films  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Magazine format television programs 
Roles: Producer, Correspondent
Classifications: DS79.76, 956.70443373
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jennie Amias
No end in sight by Charles Scott, Campbell Ferguson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of professionals from the Iraqi government, the disbanding of the national military, and the subsequent surge of civil and political chaos
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio. Food, Inc.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Americans have a longstanding love affair with food - the modern supermarket has, on average, 47000 products. But do we really know what goes into making the products we so eagerly consume? David Brancaccio talks with filmmaker Robert Kenner, the director of "Food Inc.," which takes a hard look at the secretive and surprising journey food takes on the way from processing plants to our dinner tables. The two discuss why contemporary food processing secrets are so closely guarded, their impact on our health, and another surprising fact: how consumers are actually empowered to make a difference."--Container
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maldives president, Mohamed Nasheed, talks with David about the climate crisis and why he compares it to genocide
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio : Food, Inc. : (6/5/09)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Americans have a longstanding love affair with food - the modern supermarket has, on average, 47000 products. But do we really know what goes into making the products we so eagerly consume? David Brancaccio talks with filmmaker Robert Kenner, the director of "Food Inc.," which takes a hard look at the secretive and surprising journey food takes on the way from processing plants to our dinner tables. The two discuss why contemporary food processing secrets are so closely guarded, their impact on our health, and another surprising fact: how consumers are actually empowered to make a difference."--Container
No end in sight : Iraq's decent into chaos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his directorial debut, Charles Ferguson explores the reasons behind the chaos of the war in Iraq. featuring interviews with U.S. soldiers, Iraqis, and experts on the issue, including Richard Armitage
NOW( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this struggling economy, boomers are rightfully worried about the funds they were counting on to carry them through the rest of their lives. Will they be able to afford their own retirement? NOW turns to two experts for help and insight: Amy Domini, a pioneer in the field of socially responsible investing; and journalist Dan Gross, who covers the economy for Slate and Newsweek."--Container
Voter caging : & housing works( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with David Iglesias. Was there a White House plot to illegally suppress votes in 2004? Is there a similar plan for the upcoming elections? NOW examins documents and evidence that points to a Republican Party plan designed to keep Democrats from voting, allegedly by targeting people based on their race and ethnicity with key battleground states like Ohio and Florida of particular interest. In Housing works, is it possible to live in affordable housing just minutes away from the top sights in a major city? If you live in London, and are part of an innovative housing co-op owned by Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB), the answer is yes. The group uses profits from its commercial activities to cross-subsidize new ventures that otherwise would not be viable. So besides living near sites like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, locals can look forward to a neighborhood public swimming pool, indoor sports center and childcare center, all in the works. Find out what American cities can learn from CSCB about offering affordable living while preserving local character
The Armstrong lie by Alex Gibney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Alex Gibney surveys the rise and fall of acclaimed and then disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong in [this documentary]. The director presents the complicated history of the controversial figure, including his troubled father-free childhood, his battle back from testicular cancer, his seven consecutive Tour de France championships, the creation of his Live Strong charity, and his subsequent admission to a blood doping regimen that allowed him to stay at the top of the physically demanding sport for so long. Gibney sits down with numerous reporters who tried for years to expose Armstrong's continuous fibs, and also interviews those who were inside Armstrong's inner circle"--Allmovie.com, October 24, 2018
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio ; income inequality( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In America, the top one-tenth of one percent of earners make about the same money per year collectively as the millions of Americans in the bottom fifty percent combined. This is putting a tight squeeze on the middle class, while leaving millions of others in the cold. David Brancaccio talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning financial reporter David Cay Johnston, as well as author and advocate Beth Shulman about the state of our country's vast income divide and how it's hurting those just trying to make ends meet."--Container
 
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Languages
English (20)