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Summary: Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research, and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD I

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INS

Summary: The story is about the interconnected lives of a diverse group of characters linked to a neighborhood street. One day, the street's residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: "We want what you have." Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign? And what do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, interweaving stories reveal lives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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Tooze, J. Adam

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Summary: Looks at the ways that current dramatic shifts in the domestic and global economy have their roots in the 2008 economic crisis and its aftermath, exploring novel themes in the way the crisis has played out for the past decade and will influence the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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Frank, Thomas

Summary: A look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 FRA

Dolezalek, Holly.

Summary: Examines an important historic event -- the modern global financial crisis. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the impact of the failing housing market and the credit crisis in the United States, the US government bailouts of banks, automakers, and other businesses, issues around financial regulation and the US Federal Reserve, the spread of financial problems to Europe, Japan, and China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330.9 DOL

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: When Jende Jonga journeys to New York City from Cameroon in 2004 on a visitors' visa in hopes of obtaining a green card, he's sure his life will only improve. After saving up enough money to bring over Jende's wife, Neni, and six-year-old son, the family moves into an apartment in Harlem. Then Jende hits the jackpot in 2007 when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a wealthy Lehman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MBU

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: "Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty--and Jende is eager to please....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MBU

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: In the fall of 2007, Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Their situation only improves when Jende's wife Neni is hired as household help. But in the course of their work, Jende and Neni begin to witness infidelities, skirmishes, and family secrets. Then, with the 2008 collapse of Lehman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2017

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC MBUE

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

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Summary: The author examines the causes of the U.S. market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 Lewis 2010

Corsi, Jerome R.

Summary: Explains the globalists' plan to put America on the chopping block and offers constructive solutions for resisting the global New Deal, reversing our dependence on foreign oil, and strengthening our middle class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 COR

Wolf, Martin

Summary: "From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d'horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007-8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed history of the crisis, but the most persuasive and complete account yet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 WOL

Blinder, Alan S.

Summary: An assessment of the U.S. financial crisis and its lessons explores its complex contributing factors while revealing some of its more devastating consequences, outlining potentially divisive solutions that may be necessary for recovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 BLI

Eichengreen, Barry J.

Summary: "There have been two global financial crises in the past century: the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession that began in 2008. Both featured loose credit, precarious real estate and stock market bubbles, suspicious banking practices, an inflexible monetary system, and global imbalances; both had devastating economic consequences. In both cases, people in the prosperous decade...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 EIC

Irwin, Neil.

Summary: Documents the inside story of the world's most powerful central bankers at a pivotal May 2010 meeting in Basel, Switzerland, to explore the efforts of European Central Bank's Jean-Claude Trichet, the Bank of England's Mervyn King and the Federal Reserve's Ben Bernanke in safeguarding the global economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.11 IRW

Galbraith, James K.

Summary: "The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth, high unemployment, falling home values, chronic deficits, a deepening disaster in Europe--and a stale argument between two false solutions, "austerity" on one side and "stimulus" on the other. Both sides and practically all analyses of the crisis so far take for granted that the economic growth from the early 1950s until...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 GAL

Summary: All of the measures by the feds to stem the tide in the financial meltdown have added hundreds of billions of dollars to the U.S. national debt. This episode of Frontline reports on how this debt constrains and challenges the Obama administration and on the growing chorus that, without fiscal reform, the U.S. government may face a debt crisis of its own in years to come that would make the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Adams, James

Summary: Laid off from the front lines of a hedge fund in the midst of the financial crisis, Jimmy Adams decides to get an "honest job" for a change. Before he knows what hit him, he finds himself waiting on tables of barflies at a 24-hour diner. Staffed by a motley crew of cooks and servers, the restaurant provides a slew of comedic experiences as the author waits on man-hungry female patrons, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 ADAMS, JAMES ADA

Bair, Sheila.

Summary: "In 2008, America went through a terrible financial crisis, and we are still suffering the consequences. Families lost their homes, had to give up their pets, and struggled to pay for food and medicine. Businesses didn't have money to buy equipment or hire and pay workers. Millions of people lost their jobs and their life savings. More than 100,000 businesses went bankrupt ... [Former FDIC...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 330.9 BAI

Bernanke, Ben.

Summary: In 2012, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, gave a series of lectures about the Federal Reserve and the 2008 financial crisis, as part of a course at George Washington University on the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. He revealed important background and insights into the central bank's crucial actions during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 BER

Summary: Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TOO

Summary: This edition of Frontline investigates the causes of the 2008 economic meltdown, the worst American financial crisis in 70 years, and how the government responded. The film chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, Lehman Brothers collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BIG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BIG RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bi

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BIG

Summary: Meet Michael Ruppert, a different kind of American. A former Los Angeles police officer turned independent reporter, he predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness, at a time when most Wall Street and Washington analysts were still in denial. Director Chris Smith has shown an affinity for outsiders in films like American Movie and The Yes Men.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Buff 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF COL