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Most widely held works by CBS News Productions
United States history, origins to 2000( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latter half of the 20th century saw many of the nation's minority groups taking a stand. Beginning with the efforts of those involved in the African-American civil rights movement of the 1960's, the push for equality in American society crossed over to other ethnic groups, women, and the disabled
The Iraq war : one year later( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on the complete archives of CBS News and other agencies, this documentary examines the the invasion of Iraq shedding light on the conflict, probing beyond the pre-packaged tales and embedded reporters to illuminate unexplored facets of the fight to remove Saddam Hussein from power
The Dalai Lama : Soul of Tibet( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's most admired men, he is the spiritual and secular leader of a nation that exists only in exile. Born Tenzin Gyatso, he is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide - the Dalai Lama. Since 1959, when he fled his nation after a failed rebellion against the occupying Chinese, he has lived in exile. Follow the Dalai Lama from his childhood in the "Lost Kingdom" to today. Interviews with Chinese scholars, Tibet activists including actor Richard Gere and His Holiness himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet. See footage of the defining moments of his life including accepting the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize
Gerald R. Ford : healing the presidency by Gerald R Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes called the 'accidental president', Ford's refreshing honesty and integrity helped restore the nation's confidence in the White House following the scandalous Nixon years. Through interviews with family, friends and former colleagues, the man behind one of the most notable presidencies is revealed
Al Qaeda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an astonishing journey into the heart of the Al Qaeda terrorist organization's secret world. From the beginning as Arab Afghans fighting under the banner of Islam in the 1980s to their involvement in present-day conflicts and terrorist attacks, examine the origins, aims, and history behind this infamous group. Delve into the personality of their leader Osama Bin Laden, and discover the reasons why he and his followers have become the implacable enemies of the United States
The century that made America great( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series focuses on the achievements of Americans in the twentieth century. Topics covered include famous inventors, presidents and celebrities, political upheavals, and amazing discoveries
Global environmental issues( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has always been a struggle to balance the goals of economic development with the need to protect the environment. With world population growing and global climate change threatening to affect us all, never has that balance been more important. Teaches about the positive and negative effects of industrialization, and how international efforts are attempting to manage economic development in order to protect the global environment
Global economic issues( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program focuses on the globalization of the world economy, as a result of the inter-connectedness of the world, post-World War II
Latin America : challenges in the 21st century( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great civilizations of Latin America were devastated after the arrival of the conquistadors and later the European colonizers, who created a society that was characterized by extreme differences between rich and poor -- a legacy that continues to plague Latin America to a strong degree today
U.S. politics 1980-2000( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the last 20 years of the 20th century, including the presidencies of Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Bill Clinton. Looks at specific events, including the end of the Cold War, the Persian Gulf War, impeachment of Bill Clinton and the controversial election of 2000
Africa : challenges in the 21st century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will explore Africa's history and learn to what degree its colonial legacy continues to impact the continent. They will understand the causes, effects and possible solutions to major problems, such as hunger and diseases like HIV/AIDS, and discover how controversial international trade policies continue to contribute to Africa's underdevelopment
U.S. Politics 1960-1980( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the political and historical events of the 1960's and 1970's
Hispanics in America( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the recent immigration of Hispanics to the United States, beginning with the Cuban exiles in 1959
The Vietnam War by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the American involvement in Vietnam
Human rights by Bernard Williams( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program discusses the role of the United Nations and other organizations in maintaining the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the importance of securing freedom and justice and peace for all mankind
Pornography : Andrea Dworkin by Andrea Dworkin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the effect of pornography on society and First Amendment protections. Includes segments originally aired on CBS on November 18, 1992, October 8, 1988, and October 17, 1992
Ronald Reagan : his life and legacy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive documentary that follows the amazing story of Ronald Reagan from his star-making role as George Gipp in Knute Rockne - All American, to his terms as the Governor of California, to his election as the 40th President of the United States
RFK : his many sides( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Kennedy was the third son and seventh child of Joseph and Rose Kennedy, and his childhood was spent trying to win his domineering father's approval, mostly unsuccessfully. But as this Biography shows, he did not make a name for himself until 1952
The Middle East by Rodman E Snead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the United States' involvement in the turbulence of the Middle East. Examines the Arab-Israeli conflict and Cold War tension between the U.S. and the Soviet Union as reasons for U.S. involvement
Genocide( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program defines genocide, explores the nature and causes of the crime, and shows students how the world community attempts to monitor global conditions and prevent future atrocities
 
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