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Farkas, Mark

Overview
Works: 24 works in 36 publications in 3 languages and 1,180 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Television news programs  Educational television programs  Biography  Case studies 
Roles: Contributor
Classifications: JC574.2.U6, 320.510973
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Most widely held works by Mark Farkas
The Supreme Court : a C-SPAN book featuring the justices in their own words by Brian Lamb( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book grew out of an historic opportunity to interview all of the living Supreme Court justices for a C-SPAN feature documentary about the Court, the only time that the nine sitting members and their two retired colleagues have granted interviews to a single television network. Ten of those interviews--the entire current court, plus retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor--are gathered here in this singular collection
Death of the liberal class by Chris Hedges( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The liberal class plays a vital role in a democracy. It gives moral legitimacy to the state. It makes limited forms of dissent and incremental change possible. The liberal class posits itself as the conscience of the nation. It permits us, through its appeal to public virtues and the public good, to define ourselves as a good and noble people. Most importantly, on behalf of the power elite the liberal class serves as bulwarks against radical movements by offering a safety valve for popular frustrations and discontentment by discrediting those who talk of profound structural change. Once this c
The Capitol : the most extensive view of our national icon ever recorded for television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol building from its opening in 1800 through the present
Traveling Tocqueville's America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the 17 states of the United States and Canada that were toured by Alexis de Tocqueville in 1831-32 and written about in his political classic Democracy in America
Presidential libraries : series overview( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The producers of the C-SPAN Presidential Library series talk about various aspects of its production. Material housed at library sites, research performed in preparation for the series, content available to the public on the Presidential Library Series website and the focus of the series are discussed. A November 19, 2007 interview with Sharon Fawcett, supervisor of all presidential libraries, is featured. Several video clips not used in the series are shown, including an extended interview from November 8, 2007 with President George H.W. Bush on his museum
Shui lai shou hu gong zheng : Meiguo zui gao fa yuan da fa guan fang tan lu( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shou ji zheng li le mei guo zhong duo de zhu ming da fa guan guan yu fa yuan cai pan de yan jiang ci,Qi zhong bao kuo zai wo guo jiu fu sheng ming de bo si na fa guan,Xian ren mei guo zui gao fa yuan shou xi da fa guan luo bo ci,Ceng ren shou xi da fa guan de lun kui si te,Wo lun deng yi ji xian ren he ceng ren zui gao fa yuan da fa guan de yu guo,Bu lai ke,Huo mu si,Bu lun nan,Jin si bo ge,Bu lei ye deng deng zhu ming de da fa guan.Mei
Lincoln-Douglas Ottawa debate special( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a series of reenactments of the seven U.S. senatorial election debates between Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas which took place in seven Illinois towns Aug.-Oct. 1858. The reenactments were held in the towns of the original Lincoln-Douglas debates, using local actors, with debaters and spectators in period costume. Includes C-SPAN's television interviews and discussions before and after the debates. Each debate aired on C-SPAN as closely as possible to the month and day of the original debates in 1858. This debate reenacts a debate in Ottawa, Ill. Includes opening and closing commentary by Brian Lamb, John Splaine, Harold Holzer, Howard Lindsey, and Richard Current
Lincoln-Douglas Alton debate special( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh in a series of reenactments of the seven U.S. senatorial election debates between Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas which took place in seven Illinois towns Aug.-Oct. 1958. The reenactments were held in the towns of the original Lincoln-Douglas debates, using local actors, with debaters and spectators in period costume. Includes C-SPAN's television interviews and discussions before and after the debates. Each debate aired live on C-SPAN as closely as possible to the month and day of the original in 1858. This debate reenacts a debate in Alton, Ill. Includes opening and closing commentary by Brian Lamb, John Splaine, Stephen Hansen, Tom Scism, Edgar Douglas and Stephen A. Douglas IV (great-great grandsons of Stephen A. Douglas), and Dick Douglas (great grandson of Stephen A. Douglas)
Presidential library series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segment of the Washington journal television program where guests talk about the C-SPAN series, "Presidential libraries : history uncovered," which aired from September 7 to November 30, 2007. Guests respond to telephone calls and electronic mail
Interest groups in the appointment process by Conference on Supreme Court Appointments( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A conference held at Northwestern University on March 3, 1989, examining Supreme Court nominations (including the Bork nomination) from the social scientific perspective, specifically the role of interest groups in that process
The media and 1988 campaign( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Third segment]: Brian Lamb interviews Marlin Fitzwater about his years as Reagan's press secretary in the C- SPAN series: Looking at the Reagan legacy (22 min.)
Special interest groups & political campaigns( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[First segment]: Peter Lauer, executive director of the American Medical Political Action Committee describes the agenda and role of the AMPAC as a typical example of a political action committee. Following his talk he answers questions from the audience and shows some of the advertisements that the AMPAC has created to support sympathetic candidates
Press & the Persian Gulf War( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Panel discussion of the media's presentation of the Persian Gulf war. Although there was a tremendous amount of coverage of the war, the panel criticized the lack of newsworthiness and accuracy as well as the repetition of the reports. The experts focused on whether the media fulfilled its journalistic task of critically reporting news or accepted too fully information from administration sources. The discussion was followed by a question/answer session
Electoral college by Donald M Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussion of whether George Bush or Michael Dukakis have an advantage in the electoral college in the 1988 campaign. The general consensus is that the Republican candidate has had an advantage in recent campaigns because the Republican party usually carries the South
El hombre lobo mito y ciencia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La leyenda de los hombres lobo está envuelta en un halo de misterio, sombras y miedo, pero por primera vez los esfuerzos de la genética, psiquiatría, microtoxicología y la psicofarmacología intentan revelar las verdades que se ocultan tras este fenómeno. Este programa explora los elementos que han contribuido a alimentar este mito, al tiempo que muestra la contraparte científica, basada en la tepría de que la mala interpretación de una condición médica es el origen de la existencia de seres humanos con características de lobo
America and the courts : an international perspective on the role of the judiciary( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A panel of international Supreme Court Justices discusses constitutions, separation of powers, and judicial review in a program at the 1987 American Bar Association Annual Meeting
Interview with Ben Bradlee, Executive Editor, the Washington post( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses experiences, future plans and opinions of the former Executive Editor of the Washington post
Life and career of Eric Sevareid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program is an interview with Eric Sevareid discussing his broadcast journalism career
Life & career of Robert Bork by Robert H Bork( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Judge Robert Bork comments on topics including: the conservative impact that the University of Chicago had on his thinking, the solicitor general's office, the economy, and his nomination to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court. He talks about his nomination being part of a "war for control of the Constitution."
Creating candidate messages( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Matthew MacWilliams discusses the importance of viewing the candidates and people and of formulating a coherent message to persuade voters and to counter negative advertising by opponents
 
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