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Smith, Hedrick

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Most widely held works by Hedrick Smith
The Russians by Hedrick Smith( Book )

103 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in 6 languages and held by 3,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate and personal account of contemporary life in Russia. Author examines the life-styles and aspirations of every level of Russian society
The new Russians by Hedrick Smith( Book )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 2nd Russian Revolution
The power game : how Washington works by Hedrick Smith( Book )

61 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of how the American political system works, describes key players in action, and the new breed of winner with new sets of rules
Is Wal-Mart good for America?( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member 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
Rethinking America by Hedrick Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measuring this country against its major competitors, Smith shows how global competition has radically altered the way people work, what schools need to teach, and the nature of power and people's relationships on the job. With one insightful story after another, he reveals what goes on inside grade school and high school classrooms and inside big corporations and small companies in the three main capitalist economies; how that affects our future; and why today's greatest need is a new mind-set
Who stole the American dream? by Hedrick Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how the American dream has been dismantled over the past forty years by legislative, electoral, and corporate decisions that have compromised the middle class and minimized individual economic and political power
The most dangerous man in America Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon papers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. ... one man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, its president, and the Supreme Court--a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation, and the end of the Vietnam War."--Container
Can you afford to retire?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member 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
The Media and the Gulf War( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bigger than Enron( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The collapse of Enron caused many to question the watchdog system designed to protect investors. But Enron and Arthur Andersen are the tip of the iceberg. In the late 1990s, Enron was just one of the more than 400 corporations forced to dramatically restate their value because of accounting lapses, failures or fraud. Now, FRONTLINE examines an oversight system gone soft"--Container
Tax me if you can?( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member 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
Reagan, the man, the President by Hedrick Smith( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 6 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Amerikaanse president en ex-filmster (geb. 1911)
The Uninsured forty-four million forgotten Americans( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate cost-cutting and other business imperatives are making today's health care insurance either unavailable or unaffordable for America's working families--44 million at last count. Where can America's uninsured turn for healthcare? Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith reports on how such states as California, Texas and Tennessee are dealing with the desperate needs of the uninsured and their children
The heart of the nation( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the central values of Japan, Germany, and the U.S. and focuses on what drives each of these societies. America's hallmark is individualism; Japan's the pre-eminence of the group. In America, freedom and diversity are primary values; in Japan, conformity and a powerful sense of nationalism prevail. Germany stands between the two. Examines education as a metaphor for the contrasts in the three societies
The Chronically ill pain, profit, and managed care( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Currently, three-quarters of all U.S. healthcare dollars are spent on 100 million people with chronic illnesses and conditions. Can a cost-conscious healthcare system continue to help them? Hedrick Smith questions whether the chronically ill will be able to obtain the high-quality, long-term care they need in the years to come. Special reports focus on cases of patients with cancer, victims of stroke and heart disease, and children with congenital illnesses, comparing their treatment by commercial HMOs with the diagnoses and recommendations of independent experts
Spying on the home front( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member 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
The Quality gap medicine's secret killer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the most costly element of America's trillion-dollar healthcare system? Surprisingly, experts believe it is the medical quality gap and medical errors, which they estimate take more than 90,000 lives each year. In this program, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith examines New York's tough performance reports on doctors and hospitals doing open-heart surgery; profiles a pioneering effort by a VA hospital in Kentucky to confront medical errors; and shows breakthrough quality improvement drives in northern New England and Utah. Each case study is an eye-opener for an American public that rates high-quality care as its number one health priority
The Idealistic HMO can good care survive the market?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith investigates Kaiser Permanente--the largest nonprofit HMO in the U.S.--and its social mission of lifetime care. Although it has pioneered improvements such as mass screening for colon cancer and special team care for patients with diabetes and HIV, Kaiser has also drawn fire for unpopular cost-cutting measures and for allegedly neglecting needy communities
Making schools work Michael Feinberg on the KIPP model( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a network of free open-enrollment college-preparatory public schools in under-resourced communities throughout the United States. In this interview, KIPP co-developer Michael Feinberg joins Hedrick Smith to discuss the program-a reform initiative created as a model for middle school reform, starting in fifth grade. The purpose of KIPP? "To provide kids with the academic, intellectual, and character skills they need to succeed in high school, college, and the competitive world beyond," says Mr. Feinberg
Teen violence( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one of this program, Hedrick Smith reports on how the Alliance of Concerned Men stopped a youth gang war in Benning Terrace, a public housing project in the nation's capital that had become a war zone. Alliance members Tyrone Parker and Rico Rush, former felons with new lives and a new mission, negotiate a truce with the rival gangs that ends the killing and brings hope and new mainstream jobs to former gang members and peace to other residents. In part two, viewers see how the Los Hermanos youth crime prevention program of the Oregon State Penitentiary keeps troubled teenagers in the Pacific Northwest from sliding into a life of crime. Inmates mentor young men in face-to-face sessions inside the prison walls over several months. Begun by Latinos but open to youth of all races, Los Hermanos has touched the lives of 150 teens in a remarkably successful effort to deter them from doing crimes-and doing time. Public dialogues draw out lessons for other communities
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The new Russians
Alternative Names
Hedrick Smith American journalist

Hedrick Smith Brits journalist

Shih-mi-ssu, Ho

Smit, Hedriḳ

Smith, H.

Smith, Hedrick

Smith, Hedrick Laurence, 1933-

Smith, Hedrick R.

Хедрик Смит

סמית, הדריק

هيدريك سميث

スミス, ヘドリック

English (295)

French (32)

German (23)

Japanese (16)

Chinese (12)

Italian (4)

Russian (2)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)

The new RussiansThe power game : how Washington worksIs Wal-Mart good for America?Rethinking AmericaThe Media and the Gulf WarMaking schools work Michael Feinberg on the KIPP model