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Films with: Kirk, Michael

Bannon's war
President Trump's advisor Stephen Bannon's war, with radical Islam, Washington, and White House rivals. The story of Bannon's fight to deliver on Trump's promises, with a confrontational style based on his personal crusade to dramatically transform America.
DVD 12231
Breaking the bank
"Frontline goes behind closed doors to tell the inside story of how things went so wrong so fast and to document efforts to stabilize the industry. Veteran Frontline producer Michael Kirk untangles the complicated financial and political web threatening one superbank in particular, Bank of America."--Container.
DVD 7074
Bush's war
From the horror of 9/11 to the invasion of Iraq; the truth about WMD to the rise of an insurgency; the scandal of Abu Ghraib to the strategy of the surge. Reveals the defining stories of the "war on terror" in meticulous detail, and the political dramas that played out at the highest levels of power and influence. On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq invasion, the full saga will unfold in this special documentary analysis of one of the most challenging periods in the nation's history.
DVD 5856
Choice 2016
Frontline goes behind the headlines to investigate what has shaped Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, where they came from, how they lead, and why they want to take on one of the most difficult jobs imaginable. This two-hour interwoven investigative biography draws on dozens of interviews from those who know the candidates best, friends and family, advisors and adversaries, as well as authors, journalists, and political insiders.
DVD 11889
Dark side
Amid revelations about faulty prewar intelligence and a scandal surrounding the indictment of the vice president's chief of staff and presidential adviser, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Frontline goes behind the headlines to investigate the internal war that was waged between the intelligence community and Richard Bruce Cheney, the most powerful vice president in the nation's history. In "The Dark Side," Frontline tells the story of the vice president's role as the chief architect of the war on terror, and his battle with Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet for control of the "dark side." Drawing on more than 40 interviews and thousands of documents, the film provides a step-by-step examination of what happened inside the councils of war.
DVD 4058
Dreams of Obama
On the eve of Barack Obama's historic inauguration, Frontline examined the rich personal and political biography of America's 44th president. Insights into the key moments and experiences that have shaped and formed his political vision include his community organizing in Chicago, presidency of the Harvard Law Review, and his battles in Illinois politics. During the course of these, Obama learned how to navigate America's complicated racial and political divides. Modeling his earliest political efforts after those of Harold Washington, he built a coalition of progressive whites, African Americans and Latinos that carried him to the United States Senate. The film details how, after arriving in the Senate, Obama and his advisers carefully crafted a two-year plan to build the freshman senator's reputation, leading to the announcement in 2007 that he would run for president.
DVD 8857
Heroin wars
"In 1964, director Adrian Cowell ("The Decade of Destruction") and cameraman Chris Menges ("The Killing Fields") went to the mountainous Shan region of eastern Burma to film the emerging Shan revolutionary forces in their bloody civil war against the fascist military dictatorship. The impoverished Shans had only one way to finance their war of liberation -- opium. Cowell has returned to Shan State several times over the last 30 years to record the ongoing civil war and the burgeoning opium trade. The heroin wars story is told in three parts"--Container.
DVD 4773
Inside the meltdown
"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. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't stop and haven't been able to fix." -- Container.
DVD 7421
Lost year in Iraq
DVD 5428
Mueller investigation
For two years, special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election dominated news headlines and rocked Washington D.C. Drawing on in-depth interviews with senior law enforcement officials, Trump insiders, attorneys, authors and journalists, FRONTLINE offers an inside look into the investigation that President Donald Trump has continually deemed a 'witch hunt.'
DVD 13109
Torture question
The program traces how decisions made in Washington, D.C. in the immediate aftermath of September 11th led to a robust interrogation policy that laid the groundwork for prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, and Iraq. The program provides the context for understanding how the rules were confused, how lines of authority were blurred, and what happens when the authorization of "coercive interrogation" makes it way into the battle zone. The program focuses on the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq as a case study in prisoner abuse.
DVD 5351
Trump's road to the White House
An investigation of how Donald Trump defied expectations to win the presidency. Through interviews with key players, the film shows how Trump rallied millions of supporters, defeated adversaries, and who he's bringing into the White House with him.
DVD 12177
United States of secrets
Frontline investigates the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11th and continues today. As big technology companies encouraged users to share more and more information about their lives, they created a trove of data that could be useful not simply to advertisers, but also to the government. The revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden would push Silicon Valley into the center of a debate over privacy and government surveillance.
DVD 10876
Warning
Examines the derivative securities market during the 1990s and explores early warnings of the financial crisis of 2008. Uncovers an intense battle between high-ranking members of the Clinton administration versus Brooksley Born who tried to sound the alarm about the need to regulate the emerging, highly complex, and lucrative derivatives markets. Examines Alan Greenspan's economic policies.
DVD 7076
Way the music died
The modern music scene was created in 1969, at Woodstock. Half a million fans, dozens of artists, and the politics of the times came together as a big bang moment that eventually would generate billions of dollars. But over the last twenty years, MTV, compact discs, corporate consolidation, Internet piracy, and greed have contributed to a perfect storm for the recording industry. Frontline examines how the business that has provided the soundtrack of the lives of a generation is on the verge of collapse.
DVD 2805