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Lyman, Will

Overview
Works: 220 works in 600 publications in 1 language and 37,928 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Drama  Documentary television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: QC981.8.G56, 973.931
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Will Lyman
Publications by Will Lyman
Most widely held works by Will Lyman
Growing up online by Rachel Dretzin Goodman( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
FRONTLINE examines the very public private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about how the Internet is transforming childhood. Not so long ago, the digital world was the province of adults, business, and the world of work. Today, there is a very definite teen cyberculture, developed by kids who are growing up online. This digital world provides a private space, where kids communicate with their friends, do schoolwork, and also face the dangers posed by predators and cyberbullies. The Internet is forging a society with fundamentally different properties, leaving parents grapple with the question of how to manage kids interactions with a world where the partition between public and private has effectively disappeared
Why the towers fell ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
For most people the image of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was not only a scene of unforgettable horror, it was a moment of unimaginable consequence. This follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the scrap steel yards and Ground Zero itself for evidence
Frontline ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
In recent years, there's been a dramatic increase in the number of children being diagnosed with serious psychiatric disorders and prescribed medications that are just beginning to be tested in children. The drugs can cause serious side effects, and virtually nothing is known about their long-term impact. "It's really to some extent an experiment, trying medications in these children of this age," child psychiatrist Dr. Patrick Bacon tells FRONTLINE. "It's a gamble. And I tell parents there's no way to know what's going to work."
Nixon ( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
A look at one of the most powerful figures in United States history, the strengths that made him president, and the weaknesses that ended it all
Inside the meltdown ( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 895 libraries worldwide
"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
The meth epidemic ( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
In the update of May 2001 film, FRONTLINE continues its investigation, this time focusing on how new policies in the U.S. and Mexico have changed the cooking process in America--from the stockpiling of cold medications by "super smurfs' to a new dangerous method of meth-making called "shake and bake." In addition, after Frontlines original broadcast of 2006, Oregon passed new legislation to make pseudoephedrine prescription-only
The age of AIDS ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Part one follows the trail of a medical mystery which began in 1981 when five gay men in Los Angeles were diagnosed with a deadly new disease. Traces the international response in the first years of the epidemic, contrasting moments of inspirational leadership with the tragedy of missed opportunities. Reveals the astounding spread of the infection to over 70 million infections in 2006. Part two explores the chasm that emerged between rich and poor following the development of the miraculous "triple cocktail" HIV treatment. While the discovery seemed to signal a new era in which AIDS was no longer a fatal disease, the high price of the drugs meant they were unaffordable to patients in developing nations. Also examines the next wave of the AIDS epidemic in some of the most populous and strategically important nations in the world, including Russia, India and China, and tracks the same pattern of official denial and political indifference that characterized the epidemic in so many other countries
Bush's war ( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
"A two-part special series that tells the epic story of how the Iraq War began and how it has been fought, both on the ground and deep inside the government"--Http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/bushswar
What's up with the weather? ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Examines both sides of the global warming debate
Frontline ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 707 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
Frontline ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Examines the derivative securities market during the 1990s and explores early warnings of the financial crisis of 2008. Uncovers an intense battle between high-ranking members of the Clinton administration versus Brooksley Born who tried to sound the alarm about the need to regulate the emerging, highly complex, and lucrative derivatives markets, but her efforts were defeated by powerful members of Clinton's Working Group on Financial Markets. Examines Alan Greenspan's economic policies and traces the roots of the economic collapse of 2008
The long walk of Nelson Mandela ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Frontline presents the story of the man behind the myth, probing Mandela's character, leadership, and life's method through intimate recollections with friends, political allies, adversaries, and his fellow prisoners and jailers on Robben Island, where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 prison years, transforming himself in prison from an impetuous, risk-taking radical into a mature leader and statesman
Frontline ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
As the worsening economy leads to massive job losses--potentially forcing millions more Americans to go without health insurance--FRONTLINE travels the country examining the nation's broken health care system and explores the need for a fundamental overhaul. This film dissects the private insurance system, a system that not only fails to cover 46 million Americans, but also leaves millions more under-insured and at risk of bankruptcy. Around the world, other developed democracies offer universal health care, requiring insurance companies to cover everyone. At its best, American health care can be very good. But not if people across the U.S. are forced into making life decisions--staying in jobs and even bad marriages--to find or keep health insurance
The 50 years war Israel and the Arabs by Norma Percy( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Begins with the 1947 UN decision to partition Palestine and continues to current day (1998). The film includes interviews and news clips of heads of state and other military and intelligence leaders. Traces history of Palestinian Liberation Organization
Frontline ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Martin Smith and Abraham Lustgarten explore the corporate history of BP before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. This investigation reveals a history of safety and environmental violations
On our watch ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
"The world invoked its vow 'Never Again!' after the genocide in Rwanda and atrocities in Srebrenica. Then came Darfur. Over the past four years at least 200,000 people have been killed, 2.5 million driven from their homes, and mass rapes have once more been used as a weapon of war in a brutal campaign by Janjaweed militias and the Sudanese government against civilians in Darfur. FRONTLINE asks why the international community and the United Nations have once again failed to stop the slaughter"--Container
The released ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Examines what happens to the hundreds of thousands of mentally ill prisoners when they leave prison and why they return at such alarming rates. Includes the intimate stories of the released, interviews with parole officers, social workers, and psychiatrists
Poor kids ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Profiles three young girls and their families living in poverty in the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa, a part of the U.S. hard hit by the economic downturn that began in the late '00s
Three sovereigns for Sarah ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
In 1703 Sarah Cloyce, survivor of the Salem witchcraft hysteria presents her story to a special commission empowered to investigate the trials for witchcraft. The events leading to the trials and the suffering they caused are told in flashback fashion
Breaking the bank ( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Frontline goes behind the scenes to tell the inside story of how things went so wrong so fast, and to document efforts to stabilize the banking industry after its collapse in 2007
 
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