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All Posts Tagged With: "Ireland"

Raise the Last Glass: Introduction

FOCAL POINT’s "Raise the Last Glass" follows two Waterford Crystal workers as they fight to save both their jobs and a bit of Irish heritage.

Jan 1st, 2010 | Comments

World Links: U.N. Office Attacked in Islamabad, Obama Snubs Dalai Lama

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 5th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Israel Exchanges Prisoners for Video, Burmese Opposition Leader’s Appeal Rejected

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 2nd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Ireland Accepts Guantanamo Detainees, U.S. Troops Could Return Home Early

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 29th, 2009 | Comments

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Raise the Last Glass: Video

FOCAL POINT follows two Waterford Crystal workers as they fight to save their jobs and a bit of Irish heritage.

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Slideshow

Meet the veteran Waterford workers and their families who staged a two-month sit-in.

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Interview with Veteran GM Worker Brian Larkin

Wide Angle interviews 36-year General Motors veteran, Brian Larkin, about the loss of GM jobs in Pontiac, Michigan.

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Filmmaker Notes

Behind the scenes with filmmakers Lauren Kesner and Lucy Kennedy.

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Resources

Additional web-based resources on Ireland, Waterford Crystal, and the Irish economy

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Credits

Production credits.

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Irish Inquiry Finds Endemic Abuse at Catholic Institutions, Chad Troops Gather on Sudan’s Border

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 20th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Arrests in Pakistan, Peace Vigils in Northern Ireland

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 11th, 2009 | Comments

Meet the New Administration

What do Joe Biden, Leon Panetta, and Hillary Clinton have in common? They're all expected to serve in high-level positions in the Obama administration, and they've all appeared as distinguished guests on WIDE ANGLE.

Jan 22nd, 2009 | Comments

Mixed Blessings: Ireland’s Bleak Economic Prospects

The Irish economy has been hit hard and fast by the global economic crisis. Emigration is projected to reach 50,000 in 2009.

Jan 8th, 2009 | Comments
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