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Title Inside the meltdown [videorecording] / produced by Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Mike Wiser ; reported by Jim Gilmore ; written and directed by Michael Kirk ; a FRONTLINE co-production with Kirk Documentary Group Ltd.

Imprint Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; Alexandria, VA : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  338.542 In7 2009    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Region 1; Stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note Originally broadcast on Feb. 17, 2009, as an episode of the PBS television series Frontline.
Performer Narrator, Will Lyman; commentators include Joe Nocera, Christopher Dodd, Barney Frank, Alan Greenberg, David Faber, Kate Kelly, Bill Bamber, Jeffrey Lane, Bryan Burrough, Gretchen Morgenson, Jon Hilsenrath, Alan Schwartz, John Cassidy, Paul Krugman, Mark Landler, Charles Duhigg, Mark Gertler, Peter Schiff, Thomas Ollquist, Michael Petrucelli, Adam Davidson, Michael Greenberger, Nick Ashooh, Martin Feldstein, Sheila Bair.
Credits Editor, Peter Rhodes ; director of photography, Ben McCoy ; original music, John E. Low.
Summary 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.
Contents Introduction -- First tremors -- Deal to save Bear Stearns -- Next crisis: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac -- Let Lehman fail -- As markets start crashing -- Contagion goes global -- Credits.
Audience Not rated.
Subject Financial crises -- United States.
Bank failures -- United States.
Mortgages -- United States.
Mortgage loans -- United States.
Subprime mortgage loans -- United States.
Housing -- United States -- Finance.
Banks and banking -- United States.
Foreclosure -- United States.
Stock exchanges -- United States -- History.
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Economic conditions.
Bear, Stearns & Co.
Fannie Mae.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation.
Lehman Brothers.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs -- United States.
Added Author Kirk, Michael.
Gilmore, Jim.
Wiser, Mike.
Rhodes, Peter.
Lyman, Will, 1948-
Kirk Documentary Group.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
PBS Home Video.
Added Title Frontline (Television program)
ISBN 9780793670659
Standard No. 841887010665
Music No. FRL62708 PBS Home Video

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