WorldCat Identities

Grinker, Charles

Overview
Works: 127 works in 206 publications in 1 language and 4,834 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Television comedies  Television program excerpts  Comedy films  Film excerpts  Nonfiction films  Film clips 
Roles: Producer, Scenarist
Classifications: E741.W3, 973.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Grinker
World War II the propaganda battle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers interviews two chief participants in the propaganda conflict-Fritz Hippler and Frank Capra
The Twenties( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usually seen as an age of speakeasies, flappers and high living, the 1920's also saw millions of workers struggling for better wages. This program explores this decade when old America was vanishing and a new urban nation was being formed. Includes reminiscences of Americans who lived during this period
"Change, Change"( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1960's were years of rapid change in America: the increasing impact of television, computerization, social unrest, assassinations, the war in Vietnam and the landing of a man on the moon. Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of these diverse changes on our culture
100 funniest moments of the 20th century( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entertainment legends are presented in this anthology of the funniest routines by some of the greatest comedians of stage and screen. All star cast includes Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Bette Davis, James Cagney, Princess Diana, George Bush, Richard Nixon, Carol Burnett, Abbott & Costello, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Mel Brooks, Jackie Gleason, Lucille Ball, Milton Berle and many more
Out of the depths the miner's story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at coal-miners in Colorado at the turn of the century; the poor working conditions, their almost feudal existance, and their attempt at a strike. Includes interviews with former Colorado coal-miners
Post-war hopes, cold war fears( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in America after World War II, a time of rash optimism and neuroses. While the dollar was strong and everyday life improved, the 1950's also saw the lowering of the Iron Curtain, the loss of China to Communism, the Korean War and the Red Scare
1963-1968( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1963 to 1968, a time both of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and of increasing military escalation in Vietnam. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. A part of the series A & E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century
1952-1955( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1952 to 1955, an era of 'I Like Ike, ' McCarthyism, and the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared racial segregation in schools unconstitutional. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. A part of the series A & E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century
1930-1939( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1930 to 1939, a decade that starts with the Great Depression and ends with Europe poised on the verge of a second world war. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. A part of the series A & E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century
1940-1945( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1940 to 1945, an era that saw the world torn apart by global conflict again
1956-1961( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1956 to 1961, which saw statehood for Alaska and Hawaii and the inauguration of President Kennedy
1945-1952( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the boom years in post-World War II America, which was also a time of bloody stalemate half a world away in Korea. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. A part of the series A & E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century
Come to the Fairs( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of America's World's Fairs beginning with the first one held in Chicago in 1893. It was at these fairs that new inventions such as the Ferris wheel and the telephone were first introduced. Also discusses how fairs have changed in recent years
The home front( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through original footage, life in America between 1940 and 1945 is depicted
America on the Road( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of the automobile and the ways it has changed American society, beginning with Henry Ford and production innovations that made the automobile available to ordinary Americans, and concluding with the oil crisis of the 1970s
1976-1990( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1976 to 1990, a time period that began with America's bicentennial and ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. A part of the series A & E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century
Presidents & politics, with Richard Strout( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Richard Strout reminisces about his career as a reporter covering Washington and the White House. Beginning with the administration of Warren G. Harding up to the Reagan administration, Strout has seen Washington grow from an unhurried southern town into a bustling international seat of government
The unexpected the 100 funniest moments of the 20th century( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of accidental comedy is packed with unforgettable foul-ups by an all-star cast, including Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, Bette Davis, James Cagney, Princess Diana, George Bush, and Richard Nixon
Slapstick the 100 funniest moments of the 20th century( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology presents the funniest routines by some of the greatest comedians of stage and screen, including Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, the Keystone Cops, Laurel & Hardy, John Belushi, Milton Berle, and Dana Carvey
Secret Service( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They are the world's most celebrated bodyguards, armed with high-tech weapons and sophisticated security gear, ready to lay down their lives for the President. Their encounters with assassins have ended in both triumph and tragedy, and changed the course of world history"--Container
 
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