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Brancaccio, David

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Squandering aimlessly : my adventures in the American marketplace by David Brancaccio( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
The author, host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio's business program, tells of his travels across America, seeking advice and opinions on acquiring and spending money
Saving American journalism ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
This program from NOW on PBS asks the question: "Is good journalism going extinct?" David Brancaccio interviews professor Robert McChesney and journalist John Nichols, authors of "The Life and Death of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again." They discuss the fractured audiences, tight budgets, and massive lay offs of reporters that have downsized the fourth estate and harms the public good. The pair has a bold proposal to save noncommercial journalism with government subsidies. Should public journalism get the next government bailout?
Squandering aimlessly : [my adventures in the American marketplace] by David Brancaccio( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
The host of public radio's business program Marketplace talks about his experiences during a year-long jaunt around the country to investigate what people do with their money. Brancaccio reveals American attitudes toward money and provides entertaining advice about how best to spend, invest, and save
NOW by Denis Caïozzi( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
A new documentary by filmmaker Chris Paine charts the promising life and untimely death of the electric car, and lays blame at the door of some powerful suspects. NOW sits down with Paine to look under the hood of America's automotive and oil industries and uncover who really pulled the plug on electric cars, and why
Katrina, the response ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"In the wake of Katrina, many around the nation are asking: what's next for New Orleans and the Gulf Coast? In KATRINA : THE RESPONSE, a special one-hour town hall meeting from Baton Rouge, NOW gathers a group of evacuees, rescuers, and government officials for a candid, emotional discussion of the storm, the aftermath, and the way forward"--Container
Gasland : Can you light your water on fire? by Josh Fox( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
In the debate over energy resources, natural gas is often considered a "lesser-of-evils". While it does release some greenhouse gases, natural gas burns cleaner than coal and oil, and is in plentiful supply - parts of the U.S. sit above some of the largest natural gas reserves on Earth. But a new boom in natural gas drilling, a process called "fracking", raises concerns about health and environmental risks. NOW talks with filmmaker Josh Fox about "Gasland", his Sundance award-winning documentary on the surprising consequences of natural gas drilling. Fox's film - inspired when the gas company came to his hometown - alleges chronic illness, animal-killing toxic waste, disastrous explosions, and regulatory missteps
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
With Washington stuck in place on illegal immigration policy, local governments are taking the matter into their own hands, shifting the cultural and political battleground from Pennsylvania Avenue to Main Street, USA. The episode examines how two New Jersey towns deal with the illegal immigrant issue
Immigration ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Alien nation? (9/29/06): NOW looks at how Republican candidates, eager to rally conservative voters, are talking tough on illegal immigration. NOW travels to Indiana to interview politicians, naturalized citizens, and business leaders on the politics of immigration. Also, an Interview with former U.S. Senator, and Episcopal Priest John Danforth about his new book, "Faith and Politics: How the 'Moral Values' Debate Divides America and How to Move Forward Together."
Dinner with the president by Sabiha Sumar( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Sabiha Sumar talks about her film "Dinner with the president," Americas's cultural and political relationship with Pakistan, and about Musharraf's desire to democratize his nation while functioning as its dictator. Excerpts from the film featuring interviews with a wide range of Pakistanis are included
Now ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Now on PBS talks with environmental activist Van Jones, founder of "Green For All," a group dedicated to bringing green jobs to disadvantaged Americans. In March, Jones was appointed Special Advisor on Green Jobs at the President's Council for Environmental Quality. Now that he has the President's ear, will Jones be creating a new career frontier for America?
Perspectives ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
This anthology features discussions and thoughtful analysis on a diversity of subjects. Includes discussions with author George Farah, novelist Arundhati Roy, author Richard Rodriguez, anthropologist Clea Koff, and humanities scholar Paul Woodruff
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The television series NOW follows the story of a single mother in Baltimore trying to dig herself out of more than $70,000 student loan debt, using her story to examine how the rising cost of higher education and changes in terms and rates can leave graduates mired in debt and how rising defaults impact the national economy
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The global middle class is expected to swell by more than one billion people over the next decade, with the biggest increases in China and India. NOW reports from Pune, India to see if America's middle class--and the rest of the world--can afford this unprecedented shift in the global economy
Child brides : stolen lives ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
"NOW's senior correspondent Maria Hinojosa travels around the world for a revealing exploration of child marriage in developing countries, and how people can act locally and globally to solve the problem. Countries visited include Niger, India, and Guatemala"--Container
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio. Food, Inc. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
"Americans have a longstanding love affair with food - the modern supermarket has, on average, 47000 products. But do we really know what goes into making the products we so eagerly consume? David Brancaccio talks with filmmaker Robert Kenner, the director of "Food Inc.," which takes a hard look at the secretive and surprising journey food takes on the way from processing plants to our dinner tables. The two discuss why contemporary food processing secrets are so closely guarded, their impact on our health, and another surprising fact: how consumers are actually empowered to make a difference."--Container
NOW hosted by David Brancaccio ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A town hall meeting held in San Antonio, hosted by Now, Latino USA, Texas Public Radio and KLRN
Hot world, cold comfort ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Analyzes the latest from the scientific and political fronts on climate change. The report looks at recent scientific evidence that has set off alarms about the implications of melting glaciers for rising ocean levels and talks to one coal-burning energy company that has voluntarily pledged to stabilize its greenhouse gas emissions"--Container
Prisons for profit ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
One in every 100 americans is now behind bars. NOW investigates the government's trend to outsource prisons and prisoners to the private sector, and examines the controversy it's causing. We travel to Colorado, where the debate over prison privatization is boiling over. Should incarceration be incorporated?
PBS special report ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at health reform in America, with investigations into the costs and controversies of employer-provided health care, new coverage requirements by the insurance industry, and how the costs of health care affect all of us. Includes in-depth interviews with Senators Tom Coburn and Tom Harkin on proposed legislation
 
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David Brancaccio American radio and television journalist
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