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Deconstructing Lehman Brothers
Five years after their own excess and risky behavior brought Lehman Brothers down, the company remains emblematic of the 2008 economic crash -- and still in business. Chris Harress looks at what went wrong, who paid the price and who remained unscathed, through the eyes of a vice president who claims he “tried to stop the madness” but was pushed out so company execs could continue the self-destructive spiral.
Democrats deployed an army of campaign trackers in 2012 to catch everything Republican candidates said on camera, reinventing how outside spending groups can influence elections. Now Republicans have a plan to catch up. Pema Levy explores how politicians are finding themselves under continuous scrutiny.
A Fashion Design - From Concept To Catwalk
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How does one man’s daydream about ballerinas become haute couture? Nadine DeNinno goes behind the scenes with designer Zang Toi to see how a garment goes from concept to sewing machine to the catwalk of New York’s just-concluded Fashion Week.
A Syrian Family On The Front Line
In one Damascus district, rebels have taken over apartment buildings to dig a network of multi-story underground tunnels for fighting regime troops and taking out snipers. Rasha Elass spends an evening with a family displaced by the work and learns how they’re coping with the loss of their home, and with life in general.
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