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Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis - A Vice Special Report
VICE SPECIAL REPORT: PANIC centers on the most fraught days of the 2008 financial crisis, focusing on efforts of then-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Timothy Geithner, and Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, who maneuvered…
John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of John Legend and Wanda Sykes.
Sanjay Gupta/Margaret Cho/Martha Stewart
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
The ancestral pasts of Martha Stewart, Margaret Cho, and Sanjay Gupta.
Barbara Walters/Geoffrey Canada
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
The ancestral pasts of journalist Barbara Walters and educator Geoffrey Canada.
Maggie Gyllenhaal/Robert Downey, Jr.
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
A look at the ancestral pasts of actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Cory Booker/John Lewis
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines the ancestry pasts of two remarkable politicians, Congressman John Lewis and Newark Mayor, Cory Booker.
La Famiglia
Part of the Series: The Italian Americans
PBS
A brief history of the Italian Risorgimento provides the context for the great flight from the mezzogiorno region, as well as the roots of the first generation's distinctive psychology. Through the travels of Italian migrant workers, we understand the transnational…
Kevin Bacon/Kyra Sedgwick
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
The ancestral pasts of married Hollywood actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
The Newspaper Man - The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee
This feature documentary tells the fascinating story of one of America's most influential and celebrated newspaper editors, utilizing rare home movies and photos, archival material spanning over 70 years, interview footage with family and colleagues, and voice-overs of passages from…
Samuel L. Jackson/Condoleezza Rice/Ruth Simmons
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
The ancestral pasts of Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice, and Ruth Simmons.
Loyal Americans
Part of the Series: The Italian Americans
PBS
A second generation of Italian Americans begins to enter the labor movement, politics, sports and entertainment. Fiorello LaGuardia beats Tammany Hall, the Irish Political machine in New York, to become Mayor and represent the "little guy." Joe DiMaggio, the son…
Harry Connick, Jr./Branford Marsalis
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
The family histories of New Orleans musicians Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr.
Becoming Americans
Part of the Series: The Italian Americans
PBS
At the turn of the 20th century, over 4 million Italians immigrate to America to start new lives. Although mistrustful of government institutions, parents send their children to public school to succeed in America. Leonard Covello is forced to give…
The American Dream
Part of the Series: The Italian Americans
PBS
In postwar America, Italian Americans seem finally to have arrived. They move to the suburbs, attend college and enter the middle-class. Italian American crooners define American cool, with Frank Sinatra leading the pack. But even as he skyrockets to fame,…
Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
The ancestral pasts of Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez, and Linda Chavez.
Angela Buchdahl/Rick Warren/Yasir Qadhi
Part of the Series: Finding Your Roots
PBS
The family histories of Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, and Sheikh Yasir Qadhi.
Finding Your Roots - Season 1
PBS
Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.
10 videos
The Italian Americans
PBS
The Italian Americans reveals the unique and distinctive qualities of one immigrant group's experience, and how these qualities, over time, have shaped and challenged America. Unlike other immigrant groups, many Italians did not come to America to stay. At the…
4 videos