Inside the Meltdown by PBS:
PBS Frontline goes behind closed doors on Wall Street and in Washington to bring you this documentary on how the economy declined so rapidly.
On Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, the astonished leadership of the U.S. Congress was told in a private session by the chairman of the Federal Reserve that the American economy was in grave danger of a complete meltdown within a matter of days. "There was literally a pause in that room where the oxygen left," says Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.)
ONE: First Tremors
TWO: The Deal to Save Bear Stearns
THREE: Next Crisis: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
FOUR: Let Lehman Fail
FIVE: As Markets Start Crashing...
SIX: The Contagion Goes Global