Q&A with Leslie and Andrew Cockburn

Leslie and Andrew Cockburn talked about their documentary “American Casino.” It is the story of subprime mortgages and their… read more

Leslie and Andrew Cockburn talked about their documentary “American Casino.” It is the story of subprime mortgages and their impact on various people in Baltimore.

The Cockburns include a step by step explanation of what happened on Wall Street and why the subprime mortgages were so attractive. Portions of the film in which some of the African-Americans who lost their homes, including a social worker, a teacher, and a minister were also shown. 

The documentary recently won the Women Film Critics Circle Award for Best Documentary 2009. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Q&A with Leslie and Andrew Cockburn

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Program ID:
290533-1
Category:
Q&A
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 3, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 2012

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  • Jan 03, 2010 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 03, 2010 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 04, 2010 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2012 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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