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Documentary:The Water Front (2007). This short documentary (53 minutes), tells the story of a Detroit suburb, known as the birthplace of the auto-industry. Before Detroit, its appointed emergency city manager Kevin Orr, and its financial collapse, there was Highland Park. In June 2001, due to the city’s mounting fiscal crisis, an emergency financial manager was… Read Article →

Documentary: The Queen of Versailles (2012). This film offers a peek into to the lives of a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis of 2008. With epic proportions of a Shakespearean tragedy, the film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws… Read Article →

Documentary: Fixing the Future (2012). In this documentary, David Brancaccio asks the question, “Do people exist to serve the economy, or should the economy exist to serve the people?” Mr. Brancaccio visits people and organizations across the country that are attempting to reinvent the American economy at the grass root level. These pioneers look to… Read Article →

Book: A Conspiracy of Paper (2000).  This book was my first encounter with a fictional historical thriller…one I thoroughly enjoyed!  The following description is taken from Author David Liss’ website: Benjamin Weaver is an outsider in eighteenth-century London: A Jew among Christians; a ruffian among aristocrats; a retired pugilist who, hired by London’s gentry, travels through… Read Article →

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