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Author: Peter J Boyer; Michael Kirk; Kirk Documentary Group.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how independent counsels work by tracing sitting independent counsel Donald Smaltz's investigation of former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. Using interviews with Smaltz and other key participants, it shows how the investigation proceeded and opened up related matters, and the counsel's encounters with federal powers. Talks about the issue of whether the twenty-year-old institution of independent counsel  Read more...
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Named Person: Donald C Smaltz; Mike Espy; Mike Espy; Donald C Smaltz
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Boyer; Michael Kirk; Kirk Documentary Group.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 40217620
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videocassette release of a Frontline program, originally broadcast May 19, 1998.
Date on container: c1997.
Credits: Correspondent, Peter J. Boyer ; editor, Kenneth Lewis ; director of photography, Ben McCoy.
Performer(s): Correspondent, Peter J. Boyer.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: a Frontline coproduction with the Kirk Documentary Group, Inc. ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced by Michael Kirk, Kenneth Levis, Rick Young ; written by Peter J. Boyer & Michael Kirk ; directed by Michael Kirk.

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Shows how independent counsels work by tracing sitting independent counsel Donald Smaltz's investigation of former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. Using interviews with Smaltz and other key participants, it shows how the investigation proceeded and opened up related matters, and the counsel's encounters with federal powers. Talks about the issue of whether the twenty-year-old institution of independent counsel should continue.

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