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.

recap: Narrator Will Lyman discusses how on May 13, 2008 in Texas a British flight was arriving with CEO of BAE systems. The CEO, Mike Turner, was brought in for questions by the Justice Department on allegations involving bribery. Will tells us that the case against BAE started nearly twenty years ago. The case involves international bribery and corruption among the US, UK, Saudi Arabia and other nations... read more.

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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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