Frontline (US)

Frontline (US)

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Will LymanWill Lyman
As Himself (Host & Narrator - 1983 - present)
Will LymanWill Lyman
As Himself (Host & Narrator - 1983 - present)
Judy WoodruffJudy Woodruff
As Herself (Anchor - 1984 - 1989)
Judy WoodruffJudy Woodruff
As Herself (Anchor - 1984 - 1989)
Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
As Herself (Host - 1983)
Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
As Herself (Host - 1983)
Lowell BergmanLowell Bergman
As Himself (Correspondent - 2004 - present)
Will LebowWill Lebow
As Himself (Voice over - 1998 - 2009)
Peter HayduPeter Haydu
As Himself (1993 - present)
Arun RathArun Rath
As Himself (Reporter - 2009 - present)

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recap: Will Lyman starts the broadcast by showing the street where Neda Agha Soltan was shot in Tehran. He says the cameraman risks certain arrest by filming this. Will tells us that several protesters write Neda’s name as remembrance, but the government keeps on erasing it... read more.

recap: Will Lyman recounts in 2005 how Washington’s hands off attitude over Wall Street was paying was allegedly working We see Alan Greenspan getting a special civilian from Bush. Lyman recounts his name as “The Wizard”. We hear many analysts comment on him. Lyman talks about Greenspan’s career which goes all the way back to the Gerald Ford administration. We hear how Greenspan was a fun of Ayn Rand who stood opposed to any government control and control in general. Analysts talk about the Libertarianism that Ayn stood for.Lyman tells us that the philosophy of less government control was made for Ronald Reagan and then later on Bill Clinton. We hear about appointment of Bob Rubin, a well known financier in financial markets. Rubin surrounded himself with other big names like Larry Summers a well known economist, and Alan Greenspan. Lyman calls the 90s the Go-Go boom period because it was one of the last big booms in the financial markets... read more.

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recap: Dr. Solomon’s Dilemma presents the conflict that doctors having in treating patients while keeping the cost of helping them down. Hedrick Smith reports from Boston on Marty Solomon of St. Deacon’s Center .We look at an intensive care patients whose been in hospital for seven weeks. Solomon estimates the cost of treating the patient at a couple hundred costs. Right of the bat, Solomon explains the dilemma of treating patients who are running the cost of his hospital up. Smith says doctors are rebelling and fighting HMOS. In theory, they are supposed to give care back to patients. As Smith points out though that entails accepting the cost of the patient while keeping the cost of treating them down... read more.
Recurring Guests

Michael J. Fox (2 eps)
Al Gore (2 eps)
Michael Kinsley (2 eps)
Danielle Martin (2 eps)

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Network: PBS ( USA)
Type: Documentary
Genres: Current Events, Discovery/Science, History, Lifestyle
Status: Returning Series
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 17, 1983
Episodes Order: 17
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