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The Resource The Betrayal of democracy, produced for the Documentary Consortium by WGBH Boston

The Betrayal of democracy, produced for the Documentary Consortium by WGBH Boston

Label
The Betrayal of democracy
Title
The Betrayal of democracy
Statement of responsibility
produced for the Documentary Consortium by WGBH Boston
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Combines investigative political reporting of corruption in Washington with historical analyses, interviews, and citizen insight to explain the deepening divide between ordinary citizens and their government. Shows how elected officials attempt to reduce information flow about political wrongdoing, deliberately design laws and programs doomed to failure, and cater to special interests at public expense
Related
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Frontline (Television program)
Credits note
Producers, Sherry Jones, Elizabeth Sams ; executive producer, David Fanning ; director, Foster Wiley ; editors, Foster Wiley, Carol Slatkin ; photography, Foster Wiley
PerformerNote
Correspondent: William Greider
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Greider, William
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Documentary Consortium
  • PBS Video
  • PBS Adult Learning Service
Runtime
118
Series statement
Election 92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Political participation
  • Representative government and representation
  • Political corruption
  • Pressure groups
  • Public opinion
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Betrayal of democracy, produced for the Documentary Consortium by WGBH Boston
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the television program: Frontline on April 15, 1992
  • Title on cassette label: Frontline : the betrayal of democracy
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • PASG1675719-F
  • (OCoLC)26757255
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Betrayal of democracy, produced for the Documentary Consortium by WGBH Boston
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on the television program: Frontline on April 15, 1992
  • Title on cassette label: Frontline : the betrayal of democracy
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • PASG1675719-F
  • (OCoLC)26757255
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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