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Kirk, Michael

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Most widely held works by Michael Kirk
Inside the meltdown by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 878 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
League of denial : the NFL's concussion crisis( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 852 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
Misunderstood minds( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at current research into learning styles & techniques, especially in relation to elementary school children with learning disabilities
Frontline by United States( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of Frontline traces the roots of the economic collapse of 2008, looking for clues about why it happened and examining moments when it might have gone much differently. Producer/director Michael Kirk discovers that Brooksley Born warned the Clinton administration about the dangers of an unregulated derivatives market, but her efforts were defeated by powerful members of Clinton's Working Group on Financial Markets like Alan Greenspan
Frontline( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 725 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
Money, power and Wall Street( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the second half of a two part special, 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
Inside Obama's presidency( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 596 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
Gunned down : the power of the NRA( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 538 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
Frontline( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three segments originally broadcast on the PBS program Frontline. In 'Are we safer?' "Washington Post reporter Dana Priest investigates the terrorism-industrial complex that grew up in the wake of 9/11. Against a backdrop of recent mail bomb threats from Al Qaeda in Yemen and growing concerns about homegrown terrorists, Priest explores the growing reach of homeland security, fusion centers, battlefield technologies, and data-collecting into the lives of ordinary Americans." [Container] In 'Flying cheaper, ' Miles O'Brien investigates a growing trend -- the outsourcing of major airline repair work to independent maintenance operations and a pattern of questionable maintenance practices." [Container] Finally, in 'The spy who quit, ' Martin Smith travels to the home of former Afghan intelligence chief Amrullah Saleh to ask him about his defection from the Karzai administration
The secret history of ISIS( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 511 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
Divided states of America( Visual )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 506 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
The dark side by Festival du film indépendant européen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and German and held by 499 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
Breaking the bank( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 498 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
The torture question( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 473 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 459 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
Dreams of Obama( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 453 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
Cliffhanger( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the events leading up to the U.S. fiscal crisis of 2013, in which Congressional Republicans, in holding to strict ideological lines, threatened the Obama administration with a "fiscal cliff" that entailed a debt ceiling and sequestration. Discusses the deal made between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, and the resulting conflict between Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Trump's road to the White House( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through interviews with key players, the film shows how Trump rallied millions of supporters, defeated adversaries, and who he's bringing into the White House with him
Frontline( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From PBS and FRONTLINE: As television's premier public affairs series, FRONTLINE is the recognized leader in producing compelling and engaging documentaries that explore the stories and issues of our times. From foreign affairs to family matters, social issues to criminal justice, politics to the press, FRONTLINE goes beyond the superficial sound bite of the television newsmagazine to offer in-depth, intelligent and objective investigations of contemporary life. In doing so, FRONTLINE has redefined public affairs television, breaking new ground and setting the standard by which all television news programs are measured
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Breaking the bank
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Kirk, Michael John 1947-

Michael Kirk

Michael Kirk Amerikaans journalist

Майкл Кирк

English (133)

German (4)