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Kenner, Robert 1950-

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Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner( Visual )

85 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture
Influenza, 1918( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1918, an army private reported to a hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, an illness that doctors knew little about. By the end of WWI, America was ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people
Merchants of doubt by Robert Kenner( Visual )

44 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several for-hire scientific experts that are regularly featured in the media speaking about threats to the public from various environmental and man-made events
Two days in October by Scott Madsen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the critical events that took place in the fall of 1967, from the ambush of an American battalion by the Viet Cong that led to skepticism of whether the Vietnamese conflict was winnable, to the first violent anti-war demonstration on a campus in Wisconsin
John Brown's holy war( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On December 2, 1859, a tall, gaunt, fifty-nine-year-old man was executed in Virginia before 1500 armed guards. Just a month earlier, few had heard of John Brown, a red-faced, thread-bare, scare-crow of a man with wild reddish brown hair whose sky-blue eyes held a look that bespoke madness, who one terrible night in Kansas committed cold-blooded murder as he embarked on a violent crusade to end slavery. Now his name divided North from South. Was he a martyr or a madman, a fanatic or a hero? More than a century later, John Brown--who helped bring on the bloodiest American upheaval ever--remains one of America's most controversial and misunderstood figures
War letters : stories of courage, longing and sacrifice( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"War letters tells the story of American wars from the viewpoint of the men and women in the front lines and those who waited at home."--Container
Command and control( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster
Discovering Ellis Ruley by Glenn Robert Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first published record of the work, life, and mysterious death of Ellis Ruley. Includes all of his 62 known works, plus an introduction by the director of the Museum of American Folk Art
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Goes on the road and behind the scenes with Bobby Rush and Rosco Gordon. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
The lost fleet of Guadalcanal by National Geographic( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years after the famous battle, the brutal events are retraced as the underwater graveyard of 50 warships is explored. Includes memories of those who fought and survived
Russia's Last Tsar( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabled Romanovs, led by Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, ruled imperial Russia in high splendor, despite the disintegration of their divided, war-torn country. In 1918 the rise of Communism violently collided with the rule of royalty when the tsar, his beloved wife, and their children were murdered and buried in a secret grave. Story is told from newly discovered photographs and archival film
When strangers click : five stories from the Internet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding love has never been easy. But it's also never been easier. Online dating sites thrive on the promise that dates and mates are just a click away - but are they? A documentary about the way we woo in a wired world
Food, Inc.( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing how our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Reveals surprising - and often shocking truths - about what we eat, how it's produced and who we have become as a nation
J.M.W. Turner by Robert Kenner( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and work of one of England's greatest painters, whose work foreshadowed that of the Impressionists
American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Washington talks about Sanity - suggestion illuminates times, Jefferson quote, Revolution
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Renehan talks about Childhood - underground RR, Owen - John Brown not successful but abolitionist like Owen, Owen - absentee father, John Brown tries to be better father, fails, Personality - needed authority, e.g. tannery, but failed, Personality - always took lead, Kansas free soil militia, - Personality - stubbornness, lead by God, Douglas, Douglass/John Brown - yin/yang, Douglass liked finer things, Douglass - thought John Brown's plan would fail, alienate people, Martyr - Douglass etc. picked up John Brown's mantle after death, Garrison/John Brown - religion, pacifism vs. retribution, Kansas, Religion/Kansas - John Brown's God inspired violence, Kansas, Religion - no fear of death, helped John Brown to martyrdom
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Olds talks about Loss - life of failure, Kansas to redeem himself, Loss - anecdotes in letter, religion, nothing to lose ... Kansas, Father - "dyed in the wool" abolitionist, Dianthe - her death confirmed that life had it in for John Brown
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Stewart talks about Kansas - made world unpredictable, Kansas - instability made capitalists fund freedom fighters, Kansas - powerful families in Boston funding free staters, Kansas - Boston $ to freedom fighters, Kansas - violence there not new, Kansas - slave holders needed new territory, growing economy, Boston - felt at home, tradition of American Revolution, Boston - 2nd Revolution, people saw his revolutionary zeal, Boston - Revolution corrupted, John Brown remembered truths, Personality - charisma, feeds needs, patriarch, Boston - gave supporters chance to believe in themselves, Nonviolence - nonviolent people accept violence, big change
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Renehan talks about Pottawatomie - both sides of war in Kansas outraged, -Pottawatomie - John Brown had to lie about his complicity, - Pottawatomie - afterwards, John Brown enjoys being a renegade, Black Jack - story of battle", Boston/Sanborn, John Brown Speech - Bible & Dec. of Independence most important documents, Boston/Revolution/Dec of Independence - right audience, Boston/Revolution/Dec of Independence - "2nd revolution", Boston/Secret Six - Brown a device for more involvement, Mrs. Russell - thought John Brown enjoyed making rich uncomfortable, Mrs. Russell - John Brown's weapons, dramatized himself, Mrs. Russell - gross food stories @ dinner table, Secret Six - John Brown made it duty not favor for them to give him mone, Parlor chairs - story, Secret Six - save Higginson, thought plan doomed but worthwhile."
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Ferry sparked a chain of events that led to the Civil War. Olds talks about Loss - resigned to despair, despair became his liberation, North Elba/Kansas - letter from sons, chance to make good, - Pottawatomie - terror, shock, purposeful, Pottawatomie - lying about it in Boston, Pottawatomie - make Kansas platform for wider war, Martyr/Plan - no death wish, big plan, bad tactics, Paymaster's Office - seizes moment, courage, brave words
 
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