ABC News Specials The "In Crowd" and Social Cruelty
What does it take to be popular? John Stossel discovers why kids dish it out, why they take it and what schools can do to make it better. Guests include psychologist Michael Thompson, author of 'Best Friends, Worst Enemies'. Stossel also visits schools with successful anti-bullying programs.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
All of the measures by the feds to stem the tide in the financial meltdown have added hundreds of billions of dollars to our national debt. FRONTLINE reports on how this debt will constrain and challenge the new administration, and on the growing chorus, that without fiscal reform the US government may face a debt crisis of its own in years to come that make the current financial problems look almost painless by comparison.
FRONTLINE looks at the impact of the Internet on adolescence through the eyes of teens and their parents. The film takes viewers into the private worlds kids are creating online, from kids who are harassed and bullied, to kids whose only friends are on-line, to those kids who are celebrities on YouTube. FRONTLINE explores the complicated new lines being drawn between the real and virtual worlds for todays children and for their parents.
On June 5, 1989, one day after Chinese troops expelled thousands of demonstrators from Tiananmen Square, a solitary, unarmed protester stood his ground before a column of tanks advancing down the Avenue of Eternal Peace. Captured by Western photographers, this extraordinary confrontation became an icon of the fight for freedom around the world. Filmmaker Antony Thomas investigates the identity, fate, and significance of the tank man.
FRONTLINE producers Martin Smith and Marcela Gaviria unravel the story behind the worlds first truly global Ponzi scheme - a deception that lasted longer, reached wider, and cut deeper than any other business scandal in history.
FRONTLINE presents the story of the man behind the myth, probing Mandela's character, leadership and lifes method through intimate recollections with friends, political allies, adversaries, and his fellow prisoners and jailers on Robben Island, where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 prison years, transforming himself in prison from an impetuous, risk-taking radical into a mature leader and statesman.
Winner of a 2007 Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism, after more than two decades of stigma, research, and education, FRONTLINE presents the definitive chronicle of one of the worst pandemics ever known. Through interviews with researchers, activists, and patients, FRONTLINE investigates the science, politics and human cost of this disease, and asks: what has been learned, and what must be done to stop AIDS?
With Islamic extremists gaining ground in Iraq, and the Obama administration being pulled back into the conflict, FRONTLINE presents Losing Iraq, a timely and late-breaking report on the crisis in Iraq.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the gap between the upper and lower classes of black America and probes why it has happened. Reviewing the thirty years that have passed since the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., Gates shows that while many blacks reaped the reward of the civil rights movement, just as many were left behind in an expanding underclass of poverty. Featuring interviews with Cornel West, Eldridge Cleaver, Angela Davis and more.