WorldCat Identities

Koplin, Mert

Overview
Works: 99 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 2,594 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Historical television programs  Interviews  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: E741, 973.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mert Koplin
The Twenties( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 298 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
Out of the depths : the miner's story( Visual )

6 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 existence, and their attempt at a strike. Includes interviews with former Colorado coal-miners
Post-war hopes, cold war fears( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 155 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
Come to the Fairs( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 126 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 )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the automobile and its profound effects on American society
Out art( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features Bill Moyers discussing contemporary art
World War II : the propaganda battle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how, during World War II, the United States and Germany used motion pictures to inspire their countrymen and instill in their troops a desire to win the war
Presidents & politics, with Richard Strout( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 102 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 30-Second President( Visual )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the media and presidential elections - advertising approaches to election campaigns and their effect on perceptions of the candidate. Includes ads used by Eisenhower, Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Nixon and Reagan
TR and his times( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Theodore Roosevelt, who helped shape America at the turn of the century. With his energy and optimism Roosevelt successfully ushered the country onto the world stage and championed reform legislation, setting a precedent for a strong chief executive
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A 19-cassette series hosted by Bill Moyers, that examines the most important events and personalities that shaped the 20th century
Women and creativity( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Moyers examines how creative, artistic women handle their lives within or outside of the woman's traditional role in the family. He interviews artists Judy Chicago and Bernie Lasseau, and novelist Mary Gordon
Creativity series with Bill Moyers : Pinchas Zukerman and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Moyers talks with Pinchas Zukerman about the hard work and discipline needed for a musician
Marshall, Texas ; Marshall, Texas( Visual )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas, and reexamines his past through the voices of current residents and past classmates
Change, change( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 84 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
The Helping hand( Visual )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the New Deal helped to create jobs during the Depression. Interviews former Civilian Conservation Corps workers who benefited from these programs
The Second American revolution( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program covers the period through 1930, during which the foundations for the civil rights movement were laid. The dawn of the new century was celebrated by the presence of prominent blacks in all fields, although inequities were still persistent. Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee join Bill Moyers to examine the various and sometimes conflicting paths that black leaders advocated. The second program observes that Supreme Court decisions often reflect American public opinion. This was true in 1886 when the Supreme Court ruled that states could enforce "separate but equal" laws, and it was true in 1954 with the reversing decision that segregation in public education was unconstitutional. Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee join Bill Moyers to examine the 58 years between these landmark decisions, when America was forced to dismantle institutionalized segregation
The Reel world of news( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A twenty-part series exploring the United States since 1900 through the eyes of an eminent broadcast journalist."
I.I. Rabi, man of the century( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I.I. Rabi, nobel laureate physicist, discusses his views on atomic energy, the Nazi movement and the McCarthy era
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers accompanies the Black poet back to her small Arkansas hometown to discover how her passion for expression and achievement was shaped
 
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Alternative Names
Koplin, Merton

Languages
English (81)