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Capitol crimes-update

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Summary

  • The continued investigation into the epic scandal involving former lobbyist Jack Abramoff is bringing to light additional revelations about corruption at the core of the U.S. government. This edition of the Journal-a condensed version of the acclaimed documentary Moyers on America: Capitol Crimes (item no. 35972), plus an update-further exposes the misuse and outright abuse of power in American politics.

Notes

  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Apr. 12, 2009.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Contents

  • Capitol Crimes (2:19) -- Jack Abramoff: College Days (2:53) -- Republican Shake-Down Machine (4:05) -- Choctaw Indians Deceived by Abramoff (4:16) -- Republican Revolution Becomes Racket (1:50) -- Tom Delay: Criminal Behavior and Secrecy (3:18) -- Tom Delay and Scandal in Marianas (3:58) -- Tom Delay and Jack Abramoff: Lies, Greed, and Inhumanity (2:30) -- Abramoff Bribes Tom Delay (3:57) -- Tom Delay: Money for Votes (2:02) -- Greed and Power in the Bush Administration (4:54) -- Shakedown of Coushatta Tribe (2:20) -- Texas Churches Deluded by Ralph Reed (3:41) -- Ralph Reed: Christian Criminal (2:45) -- Tom Delay and Russian Oil Barons (3:09) -- Ed Buckham and Tom Delay: Money Machine (1:30) -- Players in the Abramoff Scandal (3:58)
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