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Obenhaus, Mark

Works: 58 works in 144 publications in 2 languages and 2,833 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Internet videos  Sports films  Television series 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Production personnel, fmk, Photographer
Classifications: HJ2051, 339.5230973
Publication Timeline
Publications about Mark Obenhaus
Publications by Mark Obenhaus
Most widely held works by Mark Obenhaus
Frontline ( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
"All of the federal government's efforts to stem the tide in the financial meltdown that began with the subprime mortgage crisis have added hundreds of billions of dollars to the national debt. Frontline reports on how this debt will constrain and challenge the new Obama administration, and on the growing chorus on both sides of the aisle that without fiscal reform, the United States government may face a debt crisis of its own, which makes the current financial situation pale in comparison. Through interviews with leading experts and insiders in government finance, the film investigates the causes and potential outcomes of--and possible solutions to--America's 10 trillion dollar debt"--Original container
Mr. Sears' catalogue by Edward Gray( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the rise of an uniquely American enterprise, the Sears mail-order catalog, which linked rural areas to the middle class consumerism of industrial urban areas
Einstein on the beach the changing image of opera ( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Through performance and rehearsal footage, and through interviews with composer Philip Glass and designer/director Robert Wilson, this film examines the opera Einstein on the Beach
Steep ( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The world's best skiers go beyond their dreams to conquer the steepest runs ever faced. From the sheer cliffs of Grand Teton, to the treachery of Chamonix France, to the untouched Alaskan peaks of Valdez, these 'extremers' sacrifice their lives for a thrill. Shows the magnificent peaks around the globe, including devastating avalances and fatal spills
The economic meltdown : how America's fiscal fallout triggered a global crisis ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Features five Frontline programs: Inside the Meltdown-Investigating the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years. Ten Trillion and Counting-The efforts to slow down the crisis added more debt. How debt constrains and challenges the government. Breaking the Bank-Wall Street risked billions and created massive losses, nearly breaking the banks. The Warning-Why did the meltdown happen? Cliffhanger-Investigation of how Washington has failed to solve the country's problems of debt
The World that Moses built ( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Examines the career of Robert Moses the "master builder" of the century. Shows that his public project not only shaped the landscape of New York City but influenced urban areas across the nation
Einstein on the beach : highlights by Philip Glass( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Accompanying DVD contains a documentary offering insights into Einstein on the Beach, through interviews with creators composer Philip Glass and director/designer Robert Wilson, who explain some of their structural choices and the concepts behind the opera. The film features rehearsal and performance footage from the 1984 production of the opera at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It offers a look at the creative processes of two of the most important figures in American contemporary music and theatre, and examines the evolution of the performing arts
The Challenge of the unknown ( visu )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and Occitan [post-1500] and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Use of mathematics in conceptualizing and in problem solving
Minefield the United States and the Muslim world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"ABC News anchor Peter Jennings presents a tour of the political, religious, and cultural complexities of the Islamic world, providing a country-by-country assessment of relations with the United States. This special, produced a month after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, provides a better understanding of the resulting crisis. A wide variety of diplomatic and military experts offer commentary, including recent National Security Council member Robert Malley and Charles Freeman, former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia"--Container
Abortion clinic ( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Four womens' cases are highlighted, and their reasons for having or not having an abortion are discussed
Frontline ( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
All of the measures by the feds to stem the tide in the financial meltdown have added hundreds of billions of dollars to our national debt. Frontline reports on how this debt will constrain and challenge the new administration, and on the growing chorus, that without fiscal reform the US government may face a debt crisis of its own in years to come that make the current financial problems look almost painless by comparison
Living below the line ( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Over 15% of the American population is trying to survive with some form of government assistance. Documents daily life on welfare of a 60-year-old Black man in Chester, Pennsylvania
Operation urgent fury ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
An analysis of the United States' invasion into Grenada, code name, Operation Urgent Fury, in the Fall, 1983
Miles ahead the music of Miles Davis by Miles Davis( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Documents the life and music of Miles Davis through interviews and performance clips
UFOs seeing is believing ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings looks at the scope of the UFO experience from the first sighting by Kenneth Arnold in 1947 to the present day. The program draws on interviews with police officers, pilots, military personnel, scientists and ordinary citizens who give accounts of encounters with the unexplained. Also included are the voices of professional skeptics about UFOs, including scientists who are leading the search for life elsewhere in the universe
The Politics of greed ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Takes an inside look at the corruption scandal of politicians in New York City. Details the investigation of the Parking Violations Bureau. Questions ethics of politicians
Abortion clinic ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
For the first time on American television, Frontline's cameras record the most intimate details and one of the most personal decisions a woman can make. By focusing not only on the clinic, but also on a right-to-life doctor who pickets the clinic every Saturday, the film becomes a revealing study of people confronting their most deeply held values
The Greenbergs of California ( visu )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Studies an affluent Jewish-American family living in a San Francisco suburb, where the perfect marriage has failed. The two children express their feelings about living with separated parents and the parents discuss living as singles
Peter Jennings reporting ecstasy rising ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
How did an obscure chemical compound become an entire generation's drug of choice? Why has law enforcement gone into overdrive to fight it? Peter Jennings leads a groundbreaking investigation into the faulty science behind the anti-Ecstasy campaign, highlighting the futility of government scare tactics (such as Dr. Ricaurte's insistence that MDMA causes brain damage) and how they have damaged the overall credibility of anti-drug efforts. The program accurately assesses Ecstasy's risks, and incorporates interviews with major players in the Ecstasy saga - including the chemist who first experimented with it, the Dallas businessman who named it and made millions selling it, and the Drug Enforcement Agency officer who led the fight to criminalize it
The Georges of New York City ( visu )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A series which takes a candid look at six American families. The Georges are a Negro family. Bob is a policeman, his wife, Peggy works in an insurance company. The family's reactions to the film are intercut throughout the documentary and includes their attitudes to racial discrimination
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