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Title Dateline: Obamination/Bali_s Miracle Worker/Interview with Jeffrey Bleich
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2010
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Summary OBAMINATIONWith Barack Obama's visit to Australia imminent, Dateline looks at the problems he's facing in the United States and asks if his popularity will recover.Barack Obama's election as President of the United States was portrayed as a new beginning for a country embattled by the financial crisis and war on terror.But within some parts of America the disquiet has grown, as he tries to tackle the crises he inherited and push through his controversial healthcare reforms.With his visit to Australia imminent, video journalist Aaron Lewis reports for Dateline on both sides of Obama's problems, and meets some of those in previously staunch Democrat states who are finding it all a bitter pill to swallow.Will his popularity recover when the US economy does, or could he be a one-term wonder? You can still watch Dateline's previous coverage of Obama's presidency online, by going to the dedicated United States of America pageBALI'S MIRACLE WORKERWhen video journalist David O'Shea visited Bali in May 2009, he found a desperate group of mentally ill people chained up for years by their families... and a courageous woman trying to help them.Now he's returned to Indonesia for Dateline to see what psychiatrist, Dr Luh Ketut Suryani, has been able to achieve, and he's amazed by the results.Gusti, pictured above before and after treatment, is just one of the success stories she's had from tirelessly treating the ill and educating their families.But now the work of Suryani and her volunteers is under threat, because of a lack of resources and financial support from the government.So what future for Bali's mentally ill? You can also still watch David's original report from May 2009, Bali's Shame, online.INTERVIEW WITH JEFFREY BLEICHSo how is Obama coping with discontent at home? George Negus talks with the President's long-time friend and colleague, Jeffrey Bleich, who was recently appointed as the new United States Ambassador to Australia. Bleich is a top lawyer from California, who has known Barack Obama for 20 years, and played a major role in his campaign for the White House. Bleich understands better than most just what the President is thinking and how he's feeling right now. Watch George Negus's revealing interview with the US Ambassador.International current affairs hosted by George Negus. (An SBS Production) CC WS
Event Broadcast 2010-03-14 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Ambassadors -- Selection and appointment.
Obama, Barack.
People with mental disabilities -- Social conditions.
Visits of state.
Indonesia -- Bali (Province)
United States.
Form Streaming video
Author Bleich, Jeffrey, contributor
Brown, Scott, contributor
Butler, Tony, contributor
Goldman, Michael, contributor
Lewis, Aaron, reporter
MacLean, Tommy, contributor
Marsh, Mary Anne, contributor
Negus, George, host
Obama, Barack, contributor
O'Shea, David, reporter
Palin, Sarah, contributor
Parks, Bob, contributor
Pastika, Made, contributor
Santana, Wilma, contributor
Suryani, Luh Ketut, contributor