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Inside the meltdown

Author: Michael KirkJim GilmoreMike WiserPeter RhodesWill LymanAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Alexandria, VA : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television news programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kirk; Jim Gilmore; Mike Wiser; Peter Rhodes; Will Lyman; Kirk Documentary Group.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Home Video.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
ISBN: 9780793670659 0793670659
OCLC Number: 317072145
Language Note: English ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on Feb. 17, 2009, as an episode of the PBS television series Frontline.
Credits: Editor, Peter Rhodes ; story editor, Mike Wiser ; director of photography, Ben McCoy ; original music, John E. Low.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman; commentators include Joe Nocera, Christopher Dodd, Barney Frank, Alan Greenberg, David Faber, Kate Kelly, Bill Bamber, Jeffrey Lane, Bryan Burrough, Gretchen Morgenson, Jon Hilsenrath, Alan Schwartz, John Cassidy, Paul Krugman, Mark Landler, Charles Duhigg, Mark Gertler, Peter Schiff, Thomas Ollquist, Michael Petrucelli, Adam Davidson, Michael Greenberger, Nick Ashooh, Martin Feldstein, Sheila Bair.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Stereo.
Contents: Introduction --
First tremors --
Deal to save Bear Stearns --
Next crisis: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac --
Let Lehman fail --
As markets start crashing --
Contagion goes global --
Credits.
Other Titles: Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Mike Wiser ; reported by Jim Gilmore ; written and directed by Michael Kirk ; for Frontline: executive producer, David Fanning ; FRONTLINE co-production with Kirk Documentary Group Ltd. ; WGBH Educational Foundation.
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"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.

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