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Bergman, Lowell

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Frontline( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episode of "Frontline," examining the tools and techniques used in forensic science to solve criminal cases, discussing inconsistencies and how forensic evidence is presented in the court room, and describing such specific cases as the murder trial of Casey Anthony, the FBI's investigation into the Madrid terrorist bombing, and capital cases in rural Mississippi
Frontline( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The average American family today carries 10 credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on the amount of interest or fees that can be charged, credit cards have become the most profitable sector of the American banking industry: more than $30 billion in profits last year alone. Frontline examines how the credit card industry became so pervasive, so lucrative, and so powerful
News war( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets, Sources & Spin Part 1 examines the political and legal forces challenging the mainstream news media today and press reactions. The film looks at the debates over the role of journalism; the relationship between the Bush administration and the press; the controversies surrounding the use of anonymous sources in reporting; and the unintended consequences of the Valerie Plame investigation -- a confusing, ugly affair that ultimately damaged the legal protections reporters' thought they enjoyed under the First Amendment. Part 2 continues with the legal jeopardy faced by a number of reporters across the country, and the complications generated by the war on terror. Many reporters face jail for refusing to reveal sources in the context of leak investigations, while editors of the nation's leading newspapers now confront the question of how much can the press reveal about secret government programs in that war without jeopardizing national security? In What's Happening to the News (Pt. 3), network executives, journalists, Wall Street analysts, bloggers, and key players at Google and Yahoo! explain the battle for survival in a rapidly changing world. The embattled Los Angeles Times, one of the last remaining papers in the country still covering major national stories, is profiled. The Frontline/World (4th) segment focuses on two stories. The first is on new Arab media and its role in both mitigating and exacerbating the clash between the West and Islam. Al Jazeera has changed the face of a parochial and tightly controlled Arab media, and this hour explores Al Jazeera's growing influence around the world. The second is a video essay on journalists worldwide, which details how in many countries the press has been suppressed, and journalists have been jailed, exiled, and murdered
In search of bin Laden( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates Osama bin Laden, his followers, and the bombings of two United States embassies in Africa in 1998. This special edition has been updated to cover the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, of which bin Laden is accused, the 2000 bombing of USS Cole, an interview with Times reporter Judith Miller, and an interview with former State Department counterterrorism official Larry Johnson
Black money by Lowell Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the shady world of international bribery, revealing how multi-national companies create slush funds, set up front companies, and make secret payments, all to get billions in business. At the center of this is a controversial, ongoing investigation into the British-based multi-national BAE Systems and allegations about billion dollar bribes
Post mortem the death investigation crisis in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In over 1,300 counties across America, elected coroners, many with no medical or scientific background, are in charge of death investigations. Nationwide there is a severe shortage of competent forensic pathologists to do autopsies. The rate of autopsies -- the gold standard of death investigation--has plummeted over decades. As a result, not only do murderers go free and innocent people go to jail, but the crisis in death investigation in America is also a threat to public health
Murdoch's scandal( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline goes inside the struggle over the future of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch's reputation, and his family's fortune in the wake of allegations of journalistic impropriety
A dangerous business( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the McWane corporation, identified as one of the most dangerous companies in America in terms of health and safety violations, employee accidents and deaths. Over the last seven years the corporation has amassed more safety violations than all its major competitors combined
Rape in the fields( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the hidden problem of sexual assault routinely inflicted upon female migrant laborers working in America's fields and packing plants
Looking for answers( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, the roots of hatred found in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, radical Islam, and the failure of U.S. intelligence on September 11, 2001
Al Qaeda's new front( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Al Qaeda terrorist cells are uncovered in the U.K., Germany, Italy and Spain, Frontline investigates the new front in the war on terror: Europe. It discusses the challenges of intelligence services on both sides of the Atlantic, which has been exacerbated by political division over the Iraq war
Rape on the night shift( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines allegations of the sexual abuse of undocumented women employed in the service industry, highlighting the failure of government, law enforcement, and the industry to deal with the problem
The enemy within( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after 9/11, an FBI informant made an alarming claim: Osama bin Laden's deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri, had visited the town of Lodi, Calif. in the late 1990s and attended a mosque there. Moreover, two Pakistani imams preaching at the mosque came from a conservative Islamic school, or madrassa, linked to the former Taliban regime in Afghanistan. According to McGregor Scott, the U.S. attorney who led the federal anti-terror investigation, this was "an attempt by a group of radical Islamic religious figures to come to this country and ... establish a madrassa to serve as a recruiting ground." However, a deeper look at the evidence creates uncertainty about what kind of threat actually did exist in Lodi and provides a case study of America's response to the threat of domestic terrorism. In "The Enemy Within, " FRONTLINE and New York Times reporter Lowell Bergman examines the Lodi case and interviews FBI and Homeland Security officials to assess U.S. anti-terror efforts
The al-Qaeda files( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In-depth examination of a major, ongoing, domestic terrorism case involving Al Qaeda operatives and the American citizens they trained. Questions are also raised about the effectiveness of the FBI and the CIA and whether or not the new tools they have are the right ones to contain the threat at home"--Container
Saudi time bomb?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the delicate alliance between the United States and Saudi Arabia, considering the vast difference in the culture of the two countries, and in light of the September 11th terrorist attack on the United States
Gunning for Saddam( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Americans are confronted by acts of bioterrorism, powerful forces in the nation's capitol believe Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is to blame, for this and many other terrorist acts during the last decade. Many are lobbying to mobilize a military operation to oust Hussein when the next phase of the war on terrorism kicks in. This program also looks at Saddam Hussein's taste for revenge during his two decades as Iraq's leader, and at the failure of U.S. policy on Iraq since 1991, including the failure to support uprisings against Saddam in the northern and southern parts of Iraq
Inside the tobacco deal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, the large tobacco companies successfully defeated every effort by the federal government and the public health community to hold it responsible for the deaths of millions. Then, on the strength of a handshake, two men declared war on tobacco, eventually convincing an industry to hand over billions. This program goes inside the battle with Big Tobacco
Frontline drug wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines America's 30-year effort to stop the flow of illegal drugs into this country. Program has four major themes: Treatment and education versus prohibition and punishment; social justice; international war on drugs; multibillion dollar illegal drug business
News war what's happening to the news( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America's major network news divisions and daily newspapers are under siege, facing mounting pressure for profits from corporate owners, and growing challenges from cable television and the Internet, which are remaking the economics of the business and transforming the very definition of news. FRONTLINE talks to network executives, journalists, Wall Street analysts, bloggers, and key players as Gogle and Yahoo! who are all battling for survival and market dominance in a rapidly changing world of news. FRONTLINE also goes inside the embattled newsroom of Los Angeles Times, one of the last remaining papers in the country still covering major national stories. Under severe pressure from Wall Street to cut costs and to compete for "eyeballs" in a new media world, editors at the paper are urgently trying to figure out what this means for their future news coverage and their public service mission."--Container
Frontline/World stories from a small planet, October 25, 2005( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second segment. Ukraine : a murder in Kyiv (approx. 30 min.). Georgy Gongadze was a crusading journalist whose death in Sept. 2000 helped spark the Orange Revolution. A year earlier, on national television, he dared to confront then President Leonid Kuchma for failing to investigate an assassination attempt on a presidential candidate. Kuchma, an authoritarian ruler, was not used to being challenged in public. But Gongadze was fearless and kept after Kuchma and his cronies -- until the night he vanished. But today, despite new president Yevtushenko's pledge, Gongadze's murder remains curiously unsolved
 
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Alternative Names
Lowell Bergman Amerikaans journalist

Lowell Bergman amerykański dziennikarz

Lowell Bergman US-amerikanischer Reporter und Fernsehproduzent

لوول برگمن ژورنالیست آمریکایی

Languages
English (115)