GBH Openvault

FRONTLINE; Is This Any Way to Run a Government

Part of Frontline.


License Clip

More material may be available from this program at the GBH Archives. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at GBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

This program has not been digitized yet or cannot be made available on Open Vault.

Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Is This Any Way to Run a Government
Program Number

1302

Series Description

FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

Program Description

This program investigates the one federal agency that is arguably the most resistant to reform - the Department of Agriculture. Focusing on excesses, abuse and mismanagement in the USDA's massive crop subsidy programs, the program examines how Congressional power has stymied a generation of agriculture secretaries, Republicans and Democrats alike, who have tried to reform the agency's bloated and outdated bureaucracy.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Is This Any Way to Run a Government,” GBH Archives, accessed September 21, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B5865FEF8AB14038BE5ADBED3E9C0BBB.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Is This Any Way to Run a Government.” GBH Archives. Web. September 21, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B5865FEF8AB14038BE5ADBED3E9C0BBB>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Is This Any Way to Run a Government. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B5865FEF8AB14038BE5ADBED3E9C0BBB
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.