WorldCat Identities

Stossel, John

Overview
Works: 269 works in 496 publications in 2 languages and 11,705 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Host, Interviewer, Reporter, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: AZ999, 001.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Stossel
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong by John Stossel ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Myths and misconceptions covered in the book include: Is the media unbiased? Are our schools helping or hurting our kids? Do singles have a better sex life than married people? Do we have less free time than we used to? Is outsourcing bad for American workers? Suburban sprawl is ruining America; money makes people happier; the world is too crowded; we're drowning in garbage; profiteering is evil; sweatshops exploit people. Investigative reporter Stossel takes on these issues and many more.--From publisher description
No, they can't : why government fails--but individuals succeed by John Stossel ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society
Shopping smart : the only consumer guide you'll ever need by John Stossel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teaching tools for macroeconomics, government, and international trade by John Stossel ( )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Do the rich get a break at tax time-or do they pay more than their share? Who benefits and who suffers when sweatshops are allowed to operate? Are gas prices as outrageous as everyone thinks? This compilation of ABC News stories features 20/20 anchor John Stossel, who uses real-world situations to address provocative macroeconomic questions. In a straightforward style well-known to viewers of 20/20, Stossel covers a wide range of concepts and overturns many common assumptions
Men, women & the sex difference ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the differences between the sexes and whether they are the result of biology or environment
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong] by John Stossel ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The investigative reporter and consumer advocate debunks popular myths and misconceptions about suburban sprawl, whether or not money makes people happier, media bias, and other social, political, and economic issues
Race and sex what we think (but can't say) ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Typecast, label, pigeonhole, it doesn't matter what word is used, they all mean the same thing -- to stereotype. As John Stossel reports, many people say it's natural to stereotype, and psychologists say we still categorize by things like age and race and gender because our brains are wired to do it automatically
The in crowd and social cruelty ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ABC News special dealing with school social cliques and bullying
Are we scaring ourselves to death? ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of the things that Americans fear the most: crime, environmental pollution, food contamination, accidents, etc. and the way in which statistics and news reporting have made the situation seem worse than it is
You can't say that! what's happening to free speech? ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who determines when one person's right to expression must give way to another's sense of propriety? ABC News correspondent John Stossel looks at growing constraints on free speech made in the interest of protecting the public from offense
Give me a break [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media] by John Stossel ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how ambitious bureaucrats, intellectually lazy reporters, and greedy lawyers make your life worse even as they claim to protect your interests
The blame game are we a country of victims? ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the excesses of the "victims movement" and how this tendency to blame our misfortunes on anyone but ourselves affects public policy and the workplace. More and more often, we claim to be "victims" of bad parents, an unjust society, a disability. Why should we accept responsibility for what happens to us?
Teens what makes them tick ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the mental and physical differences between teenagers and adults
Child safety outdoors ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn about these topics: Car seat safety, pedestrian safety, playground safety, safety on tricycles, bicycles, etc
The Difference between men and women ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A program on the neurological basis of differences between men and women. 20/20 correspondents report on the female brain, the gender gap and the brainwork behind sex, as well as question some common myths between the sexes. Includes interviews with doctors, including neuropsychiatrist and author Louann Brizendine
20-20 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner talk about the many relationships they discovered which involve economics and social characteristics of our current civilization. The two economists use interviews and statistical analysis to reveal their often surprising results
Stossel in the classroom series ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stereotypes: An experiment with blue- and brown-eyed children demonstrates how bias can make it harder for kids to succeed. Foreign aid: Aid from rich nations does not always result in higher incomes for individual Africans. Is there a better way to help the poor? Price gouging: Examines the ethics of the business practice of raising prices in the wake of natural disasters. Oil supplies: Investigates whether or not the United States is running out of oil
Is America #one? ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at what makes the United States successful and its citizens prosperous as compared to other countries and peoples in the world
No, they can't [why government fails-- but individuals succeed] by John Stossel ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Award-winning reporter John Stossel shares his view on the free market and why less government is good government
Love, lust, and marriage why we stay and why we stray ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"How do people find love, why do they fall in love, and once married, how do they stay in love? In this ABC News special with correspondent John Stossel, the modern-day notion of love, with all of its attendant expectations, is examined. Despite divorce rates that are currently holding steady at 50 percent, research shows that married couples are actually healthier -- and claim to be happier as well. Also discussed are what can make a marriage fail and other cultures' solutions to "the dating game," such as arranged marriages."
 
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Languages
English (123)
Spanish (2)
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