Anger in America

Today’s America is overwhelmed by change. The once mighty empire has lost its dominance in the global economy, and the very existence of the American middle class is at stake. As new movements gain footing, from the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, fear and uncertainty divide the nation. In the toxic media landscape, influential television networks openly take sides and free-spending “superpacs” funnel millions into attack ads. Take a bracing look at the media, the money, and the political maneuvering that fanned the flames as the 2012 U.S. election came down to the wire.

  • 2014
  • 13-14
  • 2 Titles

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Doc Zone Anger in America: Fanning the Flames (part 2 of 2)

In this second installment in the two-part series Anger in America, we explore the toxic media landscape in the United States, from Fox News to the blogosphere to the free-spending "Super Pacs" behind negative ad campaigns. Americans prize their freedom of speech, but the current political dialogue is turning ugly and fearful.
  • 2012
  • 00:42:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2013

Doc Zone Anger in America: The Fire Within (part 1 of 2)

Most Americans do not believe that the next generation will have better lives than their parents. They have every reason to feel pessimistic. The economic recovery is slow and many jobs that disappeared during the Great Recession are gone forever. The social ladder has never been harder to climb and the Tea Partiers are not the only angry people. In ...
  • 2012
  • 00:41:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2013