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McFadden, Cynthia

Works: 98 works in 131 publications in 1 language and 1,355 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Interviews  Television news programs  Television interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Case studies  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Host, Moderator, Producer, Author
Classifications: HS2330.K63, 616.042
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Publications about Cynthia McFadden
Publications by Cynthia McFadden
Most widely held works about Cynthia McFadden
Most widely held works by Cynthia McFadden
Inside the new KKK ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Granted rare access to the Mississippi White Nights of the KKK-the klavern notorious for its involvement in the Mississippi Burning case. ABC News program reports on the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, whose membership has been rising. Nightline's Cynthia McFadden and her camera crew are welcomed by Grand Dragon Steven Howard, who, presides over a white supremacist barbecue, some pistol practice, and later the ritual lighting of a sixteen foot cross.
Don't shoot : I want to grow up ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
At least 419 people were killed in 2012 across a dozen neighborhoods in Chicago-more than all the U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan during the same time period. The cause? Gangs and their turf wars. In this multi-segment ABC News program, Cynthia McFadden, Diane Sawyer, and the crews of Nightline and World News collaborate on something unprecedented: they gather 38 members of rival local gangs in one room to talk candidly about the slaughter and consider ways to make it stop. The program also looks at initiatives designed to raise anti-violence awareness and to help troubled young adults find meaningful activities to fill their time in peaceful and productive ways. How many of Chicago's gang members will step up and take a chance on change?
Who gets to know? ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
When it comes to genetic testing, how much should a patient be told? If the news is bad, who else should the patient inform? And should such privileged information be made available to employers, insurance companies, and others? This Fred Friendly Seminar moderated by Harvard Law School's Arthur Miller offers a compelling discourse on the far-reaching ethical, social, legal, and economic implications of genetic testing. Panelists include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer; Nancy Wexler, president of the Heredity Disease Foundation; Cynthia McFadden, ABC News senior legal correspondent; Nadine Strossen, president of the ACLU; and Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-NY), sponsor of the Genetic non-discrimination in health insurance and employment act
Street life inside America's gangs ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Police estimate that there are 31,000 gangs currently operating in the U.S. with more than 800,000 members, many of whom are female. ABC News correspondent Cynthia McFadden interviews female members of two Los Angeles gangs, the Drifters and Tepa 13. Correspondent John Quinones talks with King Tone, radical leader of New York City's notorious Latin Kings. Unscripted video footage shot by members of these three gangs provides a glimpse of life inside the net that is snaring young people all across the U.S
Hooked America on meth ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
This ABC News program demonstrates that as meth becomes the latest drug of choice for many Americans, it isn't only the users who are falling victim to the powerful stimulant--it profoundly affects their sons and daughters as well. Focusing on the rehabiliation of "meth moms," the program examines the struggles they face in staying clean and reconciling with their broken families.--Container
Judgment at midnight ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Shows an inmate waiting to die and a prison preparing to execute him. Takes viewers from the cellblock, to the execution chamber, to preparation of the lethal injection, and into the mind of inmate Antonio James as he prepares to pay the ultimate price for his crimes
Planet Earth 2007 seven ways to help save the world ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
20/20 visits the seven continents to show the environmental problems each place is facing and what we can do to solve the problems, which include increasing and decreasing water levels, deforestation, species extinction, and power usage
Damned in the U.S.A by Paul Yule( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A film about the issues of censorship and the arts in the United States
In the balance ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Two-part series on terrorism examines prevention of attack and dealing with consequences. Part 1, Bioattack, examines central issues of homeland security and explores situations that public officials, health care workers, and law enforcement personnel would have to confront. In part 2, City under siege, a panel of experts addresses logistical, ethical, and communication issues in a scenario of prolonged attacks
Girl for sale bartering for bodies in India ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"McFadden reports on the sale of girls-- some as young as 11 years of age-- into sexual slavery and how one man's personal campaign has resulted in the rescue of nearly 200 victims. Hidden cameras record the deplorable conditions of life into which these children are sold, often out of desperation by their own families"--Container
Family secrets ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
ABC News follows actor Daniel Baldwin for several months as he undergoes treatment for drug addiction in the Renaissance Malibu drug treatment facility
Teenage pregnancy and adoption ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
ABC News goes to the Gladney Center for Adoption in Forth Worth, Texas and follows two pregnant teenagers, Erin and Brookanne, as they work through their decisions to have their babies adopted after childbirth
The press and the Clinton allegations ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
This program discusses whether or not the news media unwittingly played judge and jury in the Clinton/Lewinsky affair
Billion dollar duck ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Features Aflac CEO Dan Amos, whose controversial decisions-- including championing the duck symbol-- have led the company to prosperity. Now he's taken another controversial step, letting shareholders have a say in his salary
The balance of nuclear terror ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A new President is briefed on U.S. nuclear capability and strategy. Faced with an invitation from the Soviets to discuss major reductions in nuclear arms at a summit meeting, he debates with his advisors how to effectively change U.S. policy. What is negotiable? Who makes the final decisions? An engaging and thoughtful group of panelists include former President Jimmy Carter, Senator Al Gore, William Buckley, and Bill Moyers
The infomercial king ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A.J. Khubani discusses the art of his infomercials
The secret life of teens ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
In the first segment, Jim Avila talks with a young woman who was stabbed by a young man because she was breaking up with him. In the second segment, in collaboration with Seventeen Magazine, Primetime holds a sleepover in which 14 girls from around the country volunteer to spend a night together talking to Cynthia McFadden about intimate details of their lives. In the third segment, Chris Cuomo examines the phenomenon of, and how kids chatting to strangers on the Internet can have serious consequences
The Presidency and the Constitution ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Presents 5 separate panels composed of national leaders, judges, lawyers, and journalists discussing issues ranging from arms control and the budget crisis to the role of the Supreme Court and foreign policy. A lively exploration of our written charter and the changing political, social and ethical realities of governing the United States. In each session, a moderator leads 15 or 16 panelists through a variety of hypothetical case studies which closely parallel current events
The Making of a justice ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In this program, a group of national leaders are led through a variety of hypothetical case studies which closely parallel current events. This program examines the appointment of a Supreme Court Justice. Should the court be representative of the general population? Should there be a "women's seat" or a "black seat"? Should the President choose judges using ideology as the sole criterion?
Lab conformity ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Includes two reports: 1. The man she knew: a husband tries to poison his wife so he could be with another woman / presented by Cynthia McFadden (ca. 26 min.) -- 2. Lab conformity: recreates a lab experiment by Dr. Gregory Berns on how and why people "follow the pack" / presented by John Quinones (ca. 10 min.)
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