The Resource Frontline: The Untouchables, Money, Power and Wall Street

Frontline: The Untouchables, Money, Power and Wall Street

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Frontline: The Untouchables, Money, Power and Wall Street
Title
Frontline: The Untouchables, Money, Power and Wall Street
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
In a special four-hour investigation, Frontline tells the inside story of the origins of the financial meltdown and the battle to save the global economy. The films explore key decisions, missed opportunities, and the unprecedented moves by the government and banking leaders that have affected the fortunes of millions of people. Hour One begins with the epic story of the rise of modern finance. A revolution in banking begins at a luxury hotel in Boca Raton, FL, where a rowdy team from J. P. Morgan invents a new marketplace for trading risk. Correspondent Martin Smith (College, Inc., The Madoff Affair) interviews leading bankers, officials and journalists to explain how financial engineering on Wall Street brought the global economy to its knees--and the reverberations are still being felt along Main Street. Then, in Hour Two, Frontline producer Michael Kirk (Inside the Meldown, The Warning) investigates how the country's leaders failed to prevent an oncoming crisis and ended up initiating the largest government bailout in history. Told by participants from Washington and Wall Street, the story includes inside accounts from the campaign of presidential candidate Barack Obama. By the time of his election Obama is thoroughly up to speed on the disaster, but the question remains--what can he do once he takes office? Hour Three opens with Barack Obama taking office in the midst of the worst economic crisis in 80 years. To the surprise of many, he adopts a strategy to help the very Wall Street firms that plunged the American economy into chaos. Frontline goes inside the White House to meet the key figures locked in a fierce debate over the administration's game plan and follows those who said they had no choice but to rescue Wall Street. Did they choose the right course? In Hour Four, Frontline probes into a Wall Street culture that remains focused on making risky trades. Bankers left an ugly trail of deals extending from small American cities to European capitals. For more than three years, regulators have tried to fix an industry steeped in conflicts of interest, excessive risk taking, and incentives to cheat. New rules and regulations are being written, but can they fend off the next crisis?
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kirk, Michael
  • Marzynski, Marian
  • Nosheen, Habiba
  • Schellmann, Hilke
  • Navasky, Miri
  • O'Connor, Karen
  • Hughes, Kathleen
  • Moyers, Bill
  • Joseloff, Michael
  • Koughan, Frank
  • Lambert, Olly
  • Oronson, Raney
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Business
  • Health
  • Sociology
  • Political science
  • War
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
Frontline: The Untouchables, Money, Power and Wall Street
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Title from title frames
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.) :
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unknown
Form of item
online
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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other
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digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122842
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897774690
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1122842
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Frontline: The Untouchables, Money, Power and Wall Street
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.) :
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122842
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897774690
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1122842
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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