Most widely held works by Rick Young
Is Wal-Mart good for America ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
Examines Wal-Mart's importation of Chinese goods into the United States. Discusses that while some economists credit Wal-Mart's focus on low costs with helping contain U.S. inflation, others charge that the company is the main force driving the massive overseas shift to China in the production of American consumer goods, resulting in hundreds of thousands of lost jobs and a lower standard of living in the U.S.
Can you afford to retire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
"The baby boomer generation is headed for a shock as it hits retirement: boomers will be long on life expectancy but short on income. In addition to Social Security, the pillars of retirement income for Americans have been either lifetime corporate pensions or employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks. But both retirement strategies are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies, and the 2001-2002 stock market crash, most boomers now expect to be working into their retirement years."--Container.
Frontline. Poisoned waters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
"More than three decades after the Clean Water Act, two iconic waterways--the great coastal estuaries of Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay--are in perilous condition. With polluted runoff still flowing in from industry, agriculture and massive suburban development, scientists fear contamination to the food chain and drinking water for millions of people. A growing list of endangered species also is threatened in both estuaries. Poisoned Waters examines the rising hazards to human health and the ecosystem and why it's so hard to keep our waters clean"--Container.
Tax me if you can ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
"The tax shelter was one of corporate America's biggest hidden profit centers in recent years. Shelters have become so lucrative that some experts estimate as much as $50 billion is lost to the U.S. Treasury each year. And ordinary taxpayers wind up footing the bill. Frontline correspondent Hedrick Smith provides an inside look at how big corporations and wealthy individuals cut their taxes with intricate, hidden, and abusive tax shelters and investigates the role of blue chip accounting firms in these secret deals."--Web page.
The Wall Street fix ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Tracing the stunning rise and fall of WorldCom, the hottest stock--and then biggest bankruptcy--of the 1990s, correspondent Hedrick Smith uncovers the hidden ties that enabled superbanks and Wall Street insiders to profit from the telecom boom while leaving ordinary investors holding worthless stock when the bubble burst.
Frontline. Flying cheap ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Frontline investigates the crash of Continental 3407 in Buffalo, NY, and discovers a dramatically changed airline industry, where regional carriers now account for half of the nation's daily departures. Insiders are worried that, thirty years after airline deregulation, the aviation system is being stretched beyond its capacity to deliver service that is both cheap and safe.
Spying on the home front ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
"Frontline addresses an issue of major consequence for all Americans: Is the Bush administration's domestic war on terrorism jeopardizing our civil liberties? Reporter Hedrick Smith presents new material on how the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program works and examines clashing viewpoints on whether the president has violated the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and infringed on constitutional protections."--Website
Making schools work with Hedrick Smith ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The program profiles several different approaches to individual school reform at the elementary, middle and high school levels and in different regions, as well as district-wide reforms in three major American cities. All are examples of effective school reform with proven academic gains, at scale and over several years.
LAPD blues ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Explores what is reportedly the worst corruption scandal in the history of the Los Angeles Police Department, the so-called Rampart scandal, uncovered in 1999. Reveals a police force disgraced and demoralized by scandal but also questions the scale of the corruption.
Public lands, private profits ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Discusses federal law allowing minimal cost investment for staking of claims on federal land for development of mineral rights.
Frontline. Tax me if you can ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Tax shelters, one of corporate America's biggest hidden profit centers in recent year, have become so lucrative over the past 50 years that the effective corporate tax rate has fallen to half its average, costing $180 billion a year. Frontline provides an inside look at how big corporations and wealthy individuals cut their taxes with intricate tax shelters, and investigates the role of blue-chip accounting firms in these secret deals.
The child terror ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Examines the convictions of alleged child molesters in Miami, Florida during the 1980s.
Bull mania in your face ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
"Rick shares knowledge and experience from his 35 years of Rocky Mountain Elk hunting that will aid you on your next adventure. Join Rick and his friends on their successful elk hunts across North America." -- on back of container.
Give war a chance ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Explores the bitter divide between military and civilian attitudes of what, where, when, and why America employs military force. Correspondent Peter J. Boyer discovers an unprecedented divide between what American diplomats want and what the military is prepared to deliver. From opposite vantage points, Leighton "Snuffy" Smith and Richard Holbrooke discuss the long-lasting shadow that Vietnam has cast over subsequent use of military intervention"--Container.
Hounds in hot pursuit ( Visual )
in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
17 hunts of mountain lions, bears, bobacats, lynxes and wild boar, using dogs, bows, pistols and rifles.
Northwest hunter waterfowl adventure with Pacific wings ( Visual )
in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Bear hunting gone wild browns, blacks & grizzly bear ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Outdoor Television host and 11 time Telly Award winner Rick Young shares several bear hunting trips traveling to Kodiak Island, British Columbia, California, Oregon, Saskatchewan, Prince of Whales Island, Inland Alaska and New Brunswick.
Gunrunners ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The first segment, Gunrunners, investigates illegal arms trafficking that brings weapons into Sierra Leone and the effects of the resulting injuries and devastation on the civilian population. The second segment, Living with terror, examines life in Sri Lanka amid continuing acts of terrorism. The third segment, The last place, looks at Bhutan, the last country on Earth to bring in television.
Combat police : U.S. Army military police in Vietnam by Rick Young ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The Focal easy guide to DVD Studio Pro 3 : for new users and professionals by Rick Young ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Agricultural pollution--Environmental aspects Aircraft accidents Aircraft accidents--Human factors Air pilots--Training of Atlantic Ocean--Chesapeake Bay Baby boom generation--Economic conditions Baby boom generation--Retirement Business failures Cities and towns--Growth--Environmental aspects Civil rights Continental Airlines Corporations--Taxation Corruption Data protection Discount houses (Retail trade) Documentary films Documentary television programs Ecology Educational television programs Executive power Factory and trade waste--Environmental aspects Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Financial institutions--Corrupt practices Hunting Marine pollution--Environmental aspects Maryland National security New York (State)--Clarence Nonfiction television programs Pacific Ocean--Puget Sound Pollution--Law and legislation Privacy, Right of Retirement income Social security Tax accounting Tax administration and procedure Tax shelters Telecommunication--Corrupt practices Television news programs Television programs United States United States.--Internal Revenue Service Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wal-Mart (Firm) Water--Pollution Water--Pollution--Environmental aspects Water--Pollution--Physiological effect WorldCom (Firm)