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Call Number: DVD 921 Holmes, Elizabeth, Adult DVD / Nonfiction / Biography / Holmes, Elizabeth
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch, Westgate Branch
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|Downtown 1st Floor||DVD 921 Holmes, Elizabeth||Downtown Library||On Shelf|
|Pittsfield Adult A/V||Adult DVD / Nonfiction / Biography / Holmes, Elizabeth||Pittsfield Branch||On Shelf|
|Traverwood Adult A/V||Adult DVD / Nonfiction / Biography / Holmes, Elizabeth||Traverwood Branch||On Shelf|
|Westgate Adult A/V||Adult DVD / Nonfiction / Biography / Holmes, Elizabeth||Westgate Branch||On Shelf|
|Malletts Adult A/V||Adult DVD / Nonfiction / Biography / Holmes, Elizabeth||Malletts Creek Branch||Due 05-12-2021|
Originally released by Home Box Office, 2019.
"This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."
Academy Award winner Alex Gibney directs a documentary investigating the rise and fall of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar healthcare company founded by Elizabeth Holmes. In 2004, Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford to start a company that was going to revolutionize healthcare. In 2014, Theranos was valued at $9 billion, making Holmes, who was touted as "the next Steve Jobs," the youngest self-made female billionaire in the world. Just two years later, Theranos was cited as a "massive fraud" by the SEC, and its value was less than zero. Drawing on extraordinary access to never-before-seen footage and testimony from key insiders, director Alex Gibney will tell a Silicon Valley tale that was too good to be true. With all the drama of a real-life heist film, the documentary examines how this could have happened and who is responsible, while exploring the psychology of deception.
DVD, wide screen (16:9 ; 1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital ; English 5.1
Informative submitted by yufamily on June 16, 2020, 3:54pm I've learned a lot about Elizabeth Holmes. It's a cautionary tale about being non-transparency!
Burbank, CA : Home Box Office Home Entertainment, 
Year Published: 2019
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
HBO Documentary Films.
HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
Holmes, Elizabeth, -- 1984-
Theranos (Firm) -- History.
Hematologic equipment industry -- United States.
New business enterprises -- Corrupt practices -- United States -- Cases.
Securities fraud -- United States -- Cases.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.