Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation. Dustin Hoffman plays Carl Bernstein and Robert Redford plays Bob Woodward. See IMDB entry...
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A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit. George Clooney plays Michael Clayton.
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U.S. actor and writer Harry Shearer has just finished a provocative documentary film “The Big Uneasy” about the impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans.
Shearer argues that this was not a natural disaster but a man-made one. To back this up he draws upon evidence that the Army Corps of Engineers not only failed to build adequate levées for the weather conditions that could be expected, but actually created the conditions for massive flooding through its ill-conceived MRGO shipping-canal project.
"Big Bucks, Big Pharma" pulls back the curtain on the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical industry to expose the insidious ways that illness is used, manipulated, and in some instances created, for capital gain.
Focusing on the industry's marketing practices, media scholars and health professionals help viewers understand the ways in which direct-to-consumer (DTC) pharmaceutical advertising glamorizes and normalizes the use of prescription medication, and works in tandem with promotion to doctors.
Valerie Plame's status as a CIA agent was revealed by White House officials allegedly out to discredit her husband, former Ambassador Joe Wilson, after he wrote a 2003 New York Times op-ed piece saying that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq. Sean Penn plays Ambassador Wilson.
Over 35,000 people have died in Mexico’s drug war in the past four years. Many of them were innocent civilians, killed at random by the drug cartels in retaliation for the government’s crackdown on their trade. (15 min)
Video journalist Yaara Bou Melhem meets one of the most vocal people in the fight for action: poet Javier Sicilia, whose son and six friends were victims.
Public Sector Integrity Commissioner Mario Dion appeared before the Senate Committee on National Finance on January 31, 2012 – his first meeting with the Senate committee that will examine his reports and oversee his performance.
This is an unedited recording of the full session. (60 minutes)
After weeks of internal deliberations, the United Nations recently held a pair of private viewings of a controversial new film, The Whistleblower, which explores U.N. complicity in sex crimes in Bosnia over the past two decades.
Based on real events and reviewed last month by Turtle Bay, the film recounts how U.N. peacekeepers became involved in the illegal sex trade in Bosnia in the late 1990s and the early 2000s. Top officials have been concerned that the film's imminent release -- it hits theaters in Los Angeles and New York on August 5 -- could harm the institution's international reputation.
Sean Hoare was the first named journalist to allege that former tabloid editor Andy Coulson was aware of phone hacking by his staff (1.4 min)
His body was found yesterday at his home. Police are treating his death as "unexplained but not suspicious". A post-mortem is taking place.