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A question of fairness

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Summary:In this program, Bill Moyers investigates what lies behind the disparity between rich and poor in the United States. In three telling examples, Moyers draws attention to a question of fairness involving the politics of privilege: the impact of NAFTA on a Pennsylvania mill town; financial deregulation in the early 1990s that led to WorldCom's scandalous collapse; and the story of a failed attempt to reform Alabama's state income tax system.
Contributor:Moyers, Bill D.
Ganguzza, Mark
Bull, Peter
Siceloff, John
Provider:WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Income distribution -- United States
Free trade -- North America
Plant shutdowns -- Pennsylvania
Income tax -- Law and legislation -- Alabama
Canada. Treaties, etc. 1992 Oct. 7
WorldCom (Firm) -- Corrupt practices
Genre:Public affairs television programs
Credits:Bill Moyers, host and interviewer. Written by Peter Bull and Bill Moyers ; senior executive producer: John Siceloff ; senior producer, Tom Casciato, Ty West ; executive editor: Judith Davidson Moyers ; music, Douglas J. Cuomo.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Films@UM Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Films@UM
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