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FRONTLINE; Cell Tower Deaths

05/18/2012

WGBH BROADCAST MASTER (SOLID GREEN LABEL) CELL TOWER DEATHS / SIX BILLION DOLLAR BET


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Cell Tower Deaths
Program Number

3007

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

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Cell Tower Deaths The smartphone revolution comes with a hidden cost. This joint investigation by FRONTLINE and ProPublica explores the hazardous work of independent contractors who are building and servicing America's expanding cellular infrastructure. While some tower climbers say they are under pressure to cut corners, layers of subcontracting make it difficult for safety inspectors to determine fault when a tower worker is killed or injured.

A FRONTLINE production with RAINmedia

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Six Billion Dollar Bet A continuation of Money, Power and Wall Street Nearly four years after the financial crisis, yet another scandal rocks Wall Street. Jon Corzine, former head of Goldman Sachs and political power broker, took over MF Global in the spring of 2010 with oversize ambition and a passion for risk. But after a massive bet on European debt turned sour, the firm lay in ruins, with more than a billion dollars of customer funds missing. FRONTLINE investigates how Corzine's traders went around MF Global's risk officers and how he swayed regulators in Washington to allow risky practices to continue.

A FRONTLINE production with RAINmedia

Duration

00:56:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Cell Tower Deaths,” 05/18/2012, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_371D197CE3134C3C9FD1337E7CF4CAD3.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Cell Tower Deaths.” 05/18/2012. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_371D197CE3134C3C9FD1337E7CF4CAD3>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Cell Tower Deaths. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_371D197CE3134C3C9FD1337E7CF4CAD3
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