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Kirk, Michael

Works: 54 works in 109 publications in 1 language and 13,466 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television news programs  History  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films  Television programs  Case studies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer
Classifications: E902, 973.931
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Michael Kirk
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Most widely held works by Michael Kirk
Frontline( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,003 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
Inside the meltdown( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 945 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
Bush's war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 799 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://
Frontline( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Warning, veteran FRONTLINE producer Michael Kirk unearths the hidden history of the nation's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. At the center of it all he finds Brooksley Born, who speaks for the first time on television about her failed campaign to regulate the secretive, multitrillion-dollar derivatives market whose crash helped trigger the financial collapse in the fall of 2008."-- Frontline website
League of denial : the NFL's concussion crisis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 746 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
Breaking the bank( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline goes behind the scenes to tell the inside story of how things went so wrong so fast, and to document efforts to stabilize the banking industry after its collapse in 2007
Misunderstood minds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 503 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
The dark side( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 498 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
Money, power and Wall Street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 488 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
The torture question( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following 9/11, a power struggle was underway inside the Bush administration over when to use what was called "coercive interrogation." Through interviews with policy makers, government interrogators and their subjects, Frontline examines a policy born out of fear and anger and tracks how increasingly tough measures were taken to gather information about Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden
Inside Obama's presidency( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 456 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
Caring for your parents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 430 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
Gunned down : the power of the NRA( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America
Losing Iraq( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 355 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
Frontline( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 331 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
Karl Rove, the architect by Michael Kirk( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the political history and career of Karl Rove--a man who has been on the inside of every political and policy decision of George W. Bush's administration, including the battles on Social Security, taxes, and tort reform
Revolution in Cairo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In response to the turmoil in Cairo, Frontline presents a special edition of its new newsmagazine-format program, Revolution in Cairo, about the demonstrations and political unrest on the streets of Cairo. This program contains graphic imagery and descriptions of police abuse. Viewer discretion is advised
Frontline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the tenth anniversary of September 11th, FRONTLINE Producer Michael Kirk teams up with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Priest, to investigate the dramatic changes that have reshaped America in the last decade. The program examines the history of the secret side of America's 'war on terror,' and asks how a decade of fighting terrorism has reshaped the country and whether it has made us any safer
The way the music died( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern music scene was born at Woodstock in 1969, where half a million fans, dozens of artists, and the politics of the times came together in a big bang that would eventually generate billions of dollars. Over the last twenty years, however, MTV, compact discs, corporate consolidation, Internet piracy, and greed have contributed to a perfect storm for the recording industry. Frontline talks with musicians, record industry insiders, and journalists in an examination of the forces that have helped push the music industry to the verge of collapse
Rumsfeld's war( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the United States Army deployed in a dozen hot spots around the world, on constant alert in Afghanistan, and taking casualties every day in Iraq, some current and former officers now say the army is on the verge of being "broken." The program digs into the aggressive attempts to assert civilian control and remake the military by the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and his allies, and the results in the War on Terrorism and Iraq
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Breaking the bank
Alternative Names
Kirk, Michael John 1947-

Michael Kirk

Michael Kirk Amerikaans journalist

Майкл Кирк

English (56)

Breaking the bankKarl Rove, the architect