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Money, power and Wall Street

In a special 4-hour investigation, Frontline tells the inside story of the struggles to rescue and repair a shattered economy, exploring key decisions, missed opportunities, and the unprecedented and uneasy partnership between government leaders and titans of finance that affects the fortunes of mil...

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Corporate Authors: Rain Media, Inc., Kirk Documentary Group., WGBH Educational Foundation.
Other Authors: Gaviria, Marcela., Smith, Martin, Kirk, Michael., Gilmore, Jim., Wiser, Mike.
Format: Video DVD
Published: [Boston] : PBS, c2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. A brave new world of banking
  • Funding the American dream
  • Marching towards the cliff
  • The unraveling begins
  • Systemic risk
  • The summer of assurances
  • The decision to let Lehman fail
  • AIG gets a bailout
  • A turning point?
  • pt. 2. Obama inherits a crisis
  • A financial stability plan
  • A showdown in the Whitehouse
  • The stress tests revealed
  • Summer '09 : anger boils over
  • Everybody was making money
  • When derivatives deals go wrong
  • Europe was cooking the books
  • Can the system be reformed?