WorldCat Identities

Grinker, Charles

Overview
Works: 119 works in 214 publications in 1 language and 4,788 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Radio comedies  Television comedies 
Roles: Producer, Scenarist
Classifications: E741, 973.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Grinker
The Twenties( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 264 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
1945-1952( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 175 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
1956-1961( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 175 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. 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 held by 175 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
1940-1945( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers the years 1940 to 1945, an era that saw the world torn apart by global conflict again. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. A part of the series A & E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century
1963-1968( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 174 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
1976-1990( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 171 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
Out of the depths : the miner's story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 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 )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 153 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
100 funniest moments of the 20th century( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 131 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
Come to the Fairs( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 125 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
America on the road( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the automobile and its profound effects on American society
Presidents & politics, with Richard Strout( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 109 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
Out art( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features Bill Moyers discussing contemporary art
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A bittersweet retrospective of the 1960's, a decade of upheavals, that includes the Kennedy assassination, the Vietnam War, a man on the moon, the civil rights movement, and technology. Also looks at the part that television played in bringing about some of these changes
 
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