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Title Business of disaster [videorecording] / a Frontline production with American University School of Communication's Investigative Reporting Workshop in collaboration with NPR ; WGBH ; written, produced and directed by Rick Young ; co-producers, Emma Schwartz, Fritz Kramer.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016]
[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    363.348 BUS    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    363.348 BUS    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. stamping rda
Description NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
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System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language In English with optional English subtitles.
Performer Presenter, correspondent, Laura Sullivan ; narrator, Will Lyman.
Note Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Frontline.
Date of original broadcast: May 24, 2016.
Program content: ©2016.
Audience TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
Summary Investigates failures by FEMA and insurance companies to properly reimburse New York residents for property damage caused by Superstorm Sandy which devasted the East Coast in 2012. Looks into claims that insurance companies made record profits on personal tragedy.
Subject Hurricane Sandy, 2012 -- Economic aspects.
Disaster relief -- United States -- Finance.
Disaster relief -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Flood insurance -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Disaster insurance -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency -- Corrupt practices.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Young, Rick (Director), screenwriter, television director, television producer.
Schwartz, Emma (Emma Rebecca), 1981- television producer.
Kramer, Fritz, 1981- television producer.
Sullivan, Laura, on-screen presenter.
Lyman, Will, narrator.
Investigative Reporting Workshop, production company.
National Public Radio (U.S.), production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Note Title on container: Business of disaster : who profits when disaster strikes
Added Title Containe in (work): Frontline (Television program)
ISBN 9781627897488
Standard No. 841887028851
Music No. FRL63411 PBS

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