dOc on facebook
Ben Affleck Defends Tom Brady in Epic Expletive-Ridden ...
Five Things We Learned from Hamilton Mastermind Lin-Man...
'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Returning for Season 9 at HBO ...
Christina Grimmie 'Had the Biggest Heart,' Says Bria Ke...
Breaking: Nashville Will Return To TV on New Network...
President Obama joins Jimmy Fallon to 'slow jam the new...
Tim McGraw Brought His Teenage Daughter Maggie as His D...
'Humiliated' Woman Sues 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' for Titt...
Hairspray Live casts newcomer Maddie Baillio as Tracy T...
J.K. Rowling Slams Racists Unhappy Black Actress Will P...
Peabody Award-winning journalist Bill Moyers (PBS, NBC, CBS) explores how "super lobbyist" Jack Abramoff rode a wave of corruption to enrich himself and promote his causes - from Indian casinos in Louisiana to the Moscow offices of Russia's new oligarchs - taking down other Washington heavyweights in the process. The DVD set includes a bonus disc with Buying the War, a 83-minute bonus examination of the media's role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq; segments from Bill Moyers Journal; a 8-page viewer's guide; and much more ($49.99, AthenaLearning.com). Capitol Crimes is Athena's eleventh release from Moyers' acclaimed library of programs.
Hard-hitting examination of the Abramoff lobbying scandal, as seen on PBS;
Includes 83-minute Buying the War bonus
Bill Moyers: Capitol Crimes
On DVD from Athena April 17, 2012
"A stunning, carefully documented wake-up call" --The Roanoke Times "Powefully [lays] out the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal" --Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Silver Spring, MD -- A tale of politics, greed, and the buying and selling of influence at the highest levels of power, the 2006 PBS-broadcast documentary, Bill Moyers: Capitol Crimes arrives to DVD from Athena on April 17, 2012 with more than three hour of bonus materials. Legendary Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning journalist Bill Moyers (PBS, NBC, CBS) explores how "super lobbyist" Jack Abramoff rode a wave of corruption to enrich himself and promote his causes - from Indian casinos in Louisiana to the Moscow offices of Russia's new oligarchs - taking down other Washington heavyweights in the process. The DVD set includes a bonus disc with Buying the War, a 83-minute bonus examination of the media's role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq; segments from Bill Moyers Journal; a 8-page viewer's guide; and much more ($49.99, AthenaLearning.com). Capitol Crimes is Athena's eleventh release from Moyers' acclaimed library of programs.
Washington super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff came to town to start a revolution but ended up running a racket. Capitol Crimes follows the Abramoff money trail from Indian casinos in Louisiana to sweatshops in the Mariana Islands, from the Capitol Hill offices of the U.S. Family Network to the Moscow offices of Russia's new oligarchs. Following Abramoff's trail before the fall, Capitol Crimes shows how Abramoff's greed swept up others in the process, including the majority leader of the House of Representatives, Tom DeLay. The two-hour documentary features bestselling author Thomas Frank (What's the Matter with Kansas?) and longtime Congress-watcher Norman Ornstein.
BONUS FEATURES: Bonus disc with Buying the War (83 min., 2007), an examination of the media's role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq; segments from Bill Moyers Journal, including A Conversation with Historian and Writer Andrew J. Bacevich (56 min.), and A Discussion with Mother Jones Contributor Kevin Drum and Washington Bureau Chief David Corn (57 min.); 8-page viewer's guide with articles on the history of the lobbying process and the federal government's safeguards against corruption, biographies of the scandal's main figures and a biography of Bill Moyers, plus more at AthenaLearning.com
Street Date: Apr. 17, 2012 SRP: $49.99
DVD 2-Vol. Boxed Set - Approx. 117 minutes plus 196 min. bonus - SDH subtitles
Athena has released several programs with Bill Moyers, including Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth, on Faith and Reason, Genesis-A Living Conversation, In Search of the Constitution, A World of Ideas-Writers, The Language of Life, God & Politics, The Wisdom of Faith with Huston Smith, On Our Own Terms, and Amazing Grace.
Athena releases provide an authoritative and entertaining learning experience through high quality, informative, non-fiction programming. 2011 Athena releases included: The Making of the President: The 1960s, Discovering Hamlet, The Battle for Marjah, Joseph Campbell: Mythos III, and Art of the Western World. 2012 releases include In Their Own Words, The Windsors, Time Team, Treasure Houses of Britain, and Battlefield Detectives. Clips available at www.athenalearning.com. Athena's DVD sets are available from select retailers, catalog companies, and direct from Acorn at (888) 870-8047 or www.acornonline.com.
Posted by: News Editor - April 20, 2012, 7:48 am - PR
celebrity, tom affleck, boston fan, bill simmons, hbo show, any given wednesday, tom brady, deflategate, music, hamilton, lin-manuel mianda, periscope, heart tweet machine, hamilton mixtape, television, cable, hbo, curb your enthusiasm, larry david, bernie sanders, saturday night live, maya and marty, christina grimmie, murdered, plaza live, before you exit, marcus grimmie, nashville, cmt, president brian phillips, the tonight show, jimmy fallon, president obama, the roots, hillary clinton, tim mcgraw, faith hill, maggie mcgraw, humble and kind, ellen degeneres show, titi pierce, coldwell banker robbins & free realty, hairspray live!, tracy turnblad, york theatre company, john waters, jennifer hudson, harvey fierstein, martin short, derek hough, j.k. rowling, harry potter and the cursed child, noma dumezweni, emma watson, movie, ghostbusters, judd apatow, paul freig, melissa mccarthy, romance, taylor swift, calvin harris, history channel, roots, remake, anika noni rose, t.i., malachi kirby, josh duhamel, transformers, fergie, black eyed peas, axl, double dutchess, abc, music city, grand ole opry, chip esten, lennon stella, the voice, alisan porterm, christina aguilera, ceelo green, ariana grande, sia, the little big town, 2016 billboard music awards, pink, just like fire, pamela neal, warrior princess, send my love (to your new lover), billboard music awards, adele, patrick daughters, bryan cranston, lbj, all the way, melissa leo, frank langella, todd weeks, hard sell, kristin chenoweth, wicked, survivor: kaoh-rong, reality, michelle fitzgerald, aubry, tai, jeff probst, comedy remake, kristen wiig, kate mckinnon, leslie jones, beach boys, pet sounds, brian wilson, bob dylan, blonde on blonde, cannes film festival, selena gomez, beyonce, crazy in love, lemonade, sorry, donÕt hurt yourself, daddy lessons, dancing with the stars, nyle dimarco, bruno tonioli, carrie ann inaba, len goodman, live! with kelly and michael, kelly ripa michael strahan, beyoncˇ, jay z, rachel roy, cheating, prince, little red corvette, purple rain, linus and lucy, the bourne supremacy, the bourne ultimatum, matt damon, alicia vikander, vincent cassel, tommy lee jones, julia stiles, paul greengrass
Promote Your Page Too
Original Magic Dress.com