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Kenner, Robert 1950-

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Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner( Visual )

79 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,444 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 )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,408 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 )

35 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities-- yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change."--Container
Two days in October by Scott Madsen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 772 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 767 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 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In every American conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, American military men and women have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of battle by writing letters home. Collecting 50,000 war letters, using the most compelling and enlightening of the missives and newly discovered home movies, this tells the story of American wars from the viewpoint of the men and women on the frontlines and those who waited at home
Command and control( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 454 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
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 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
Discovering Ellis Ruley by Glenn Robert Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 365 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
Russia's Last Tsar( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 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 254 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 )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 215 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 169 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 )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 84 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. Horton talks about Kansas -pro - slavery vs. free soil forces, Slavery Expansion - Lincoln contain, Kansas is battleground, Kansas - John Brown determined to stop expansion, Sumner - attack, Brooks sent 100s of canes, serious, Pottawatomie - accepting that John Brown killed, did so for principle, Newby - letter from wife, personal commitment to be w/ John Brown, Douglass - thought plan doomed, John Brown naive about military might, -Douglass - John Brown disappointed not to have him along - Martyr - resignation - Plan - breaking in easy, but he stayed too long, Southern fear - raid a symbol of North's willingness to strike, Raid - evidence more important than his own survival, Icon - symbol of complexity of US, race at core of contradiction
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 84 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. Finkelman talks about Boston - compare Brown to Cromwell, New England - Brown tough, people love him, Plan - open warfare more dramatic, needed, H. Ferry - delay, suicidal attack necessary, H. Ferry - suicidal attack necessary (short), Revolution - political process against freedom, South - no democracy, can't vote about slavery, Illegal activity - only way to attack slavery, Pottawatomie - makes sense, no democracy, Kansas - no peaceful method to end slavery, Martyr - tragedy is other men who died, From Nobody to a Hero (long), From Nobody to a Hero (short)
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 84 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. Horton talks about Frederick Douglass - thought John Brown charismatic but too idealistic, Douglass/Brown - impressed each other, Gerrit Smith - land for blacks to vote, John Brown in black community, North Elba - John Brown in black community, home, important place, Abolitionists - not all believed in racial equality, John Brown did friends, Free blacks - committed to abolition, helped escaping slaves, Fugitive Slave Law - no right of self defense, Douglass, Boston, Dred Scott - 3 points, Plan - blacks ready for war, black military groups elsewhere, Plan - blacks awaiting the opportunity, Kansas - contested territory precursor to Civil War
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 84 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. Frye talks about Harper's Ferry - federal armory, weapons for US Army, H Ferry - description of arsenal, weapons stored, H Ferry - represented the defense of the US, H Ferry - manufactured weapons to defend US, H Ferry/Plan - John Brown came for guns, easy access
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 84 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. Horton talks about Slavery - founding fathers, principle of human freedom, Brown - revolutionary, expanding principles, Abolitionists - had day jobs, underground RR dangerous, Underground RR - symbolic importance of whites (long), Underground RR - symbolic importance of whites (short), Brown - fight against slavery all consuming, driving force, Sanity - Nat Turner, rational to encourage rebellion, Sanity - imagine Nat Turner well armed, not crazy, Turner - uprising struck fear, spiritual visions, Religion - spiritual visions ordinary for 19th century, Douglass/Brown - intellect/emotion, impressed each other, Douglass/Brown - impressed each other, letter, Douglass - refined, powerful, would inspire raiders
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 84 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. Frye talks about Raid - no one ate the food, feared it was poisoned, White Flag - sometimes means nothing in the 1850s, Raid - John Brown men kill Beckham, mob rule, mob kill Thompson, Raid - Layman surrenders but killed, used as target practice, Property - South thought John Brown thief, not Moses freeing people, Raid - Oliver Brown had been shot, Raid - Oliver dying, John Brown lectured be a man", trapped, Raid - sons dying, John Brown not sympathetic, god knows best, Jeb Stuart - opens engine house, recognizes John Brown from Kansas, Lt. Green - appears in middle of room, Lt. Green - John Brown survives his sword, had God stopped it?, Lt. Green - failure to kill John Brown was turning point for John Brown, Martyr - John Brown willingly die doing God's work, live on as symbol, Martyr - had John Brown been killed in raid, would've been forgotten, Martyr - achieved success in last weeks, thru voice."
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 84 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. Finkelman talks about Boston - gets support w/out revealing much, Boston - give money, strike a blow against slavery, Jail - Christ - like martyr, - Jail - no rescue, if hanged then martyr, Jail - martyr, ready to die, Jail - fulfilled purpose, last step in his evolution, Jail - instant myth, he makes the most of it, Jail - kissed child of jailer's slave woman, Jail - understands value of the media, Jail - media, goes back to old way, using words (long), Jail - media, goes back to old way, using words (short), Insanity - Virginia's mistake (alt), -Insanity - Virginia's mistake (better), Jail - Virginians give access to media, own PR firm, Insanity - insane to give life for higher good?, Insanity - bad tactician, planner, etc. but not crazy, Icon - for North, only violence can end slavery, Icon - like Lincoln, makes Civil War about slavery, Icon - makes himself victim of slavery
 
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Kenner, Rob

Robert Kenner Amerikaans filmregisseur

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Robert Kenner US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehproduzent und Regisseur

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