Item Details

Who Owns Our Government? [electronic resource]

Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This program with Bill Moyers examines the effect of political contributions on public policy. The program shows how campaign contributions to key committee members of Congress helped cause the Savings and Loan debacle; how a loophole in the campaign finance law is permitting large cash contributions-so called "soft money"-to undermine the public financing of presidential campaigns; and how special interest money from the
Release Date
1992
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 18, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Part of the series Listening to America with Bill Moyers.
Related Title
Listening to America (Television program)
Series
Listening to America With Bill Moyers
Contents
  • Government for Sale (1:02)
  • Who Owns Our Government: Sponsor Message (0:57)
  • Savings and Loan Crisis (3:52)
  • Garn-St. Germain Bill (3:01)
  • Protecting S&Ls (2:17)
  • Secret Bipartisan Corruption (2:02)
  • Questioning Washington Morality (2:11)
  • Ongoing S&L Laundering (2:40)
  • Corrupt Campaign System (2:41)
  • Campaign Financing Reforms (2:18)
  • Soft Money Campaign Financing (3:44)
  • Team 100's Tax Break (3:28)
  • Privatizing Electoral Campaigns (2:09)
  • Soft Money in Government (2:01)
  • Funding Healthcare Stalemate (4:58)
  • Funding Incumbent Parties (3:54)
  • Equalizing the Vote (3:53)
  • Resisting Voter Cynicism (3:07)
  • Public Financing Campaign System (2:38)
  • Calling for Campaign Reform (1:27)
  • Credits: Who Owns Our Government? (1:18)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1992.
Publisher no.
  • 5038 Films Media Group
  • 5127s Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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