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Brokaw, Tom

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The greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Book )

71 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 6,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, Tom Brokaw goes out into America, to tell through the stories of individual men and women the story of a generation, America's citizen heroes and heroines who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America. This generation was united not only by a common purpose, but also by common values--duty, honor, economy, courage, service, love of family and country, and, above all, responsibility for oneself. In this book, you will meet people whose everyday lives reveal how a generation persevered through war, and were trained by it, and then went on to create interesting and useful lives and the America we have today. "At a time in their lives when their days and nights should have been filled with innocent adventure, love, and the lessons of the workaday world, they were fighting in the most primitive conditions possible across the bloodied landscape of France, Belgium, Italy, Austria, and the coral islands of the Pacific. They answered the call to save the world from the two most powerful and ruthless military machines ever assembled, instruments of conquest in the hands of fascist maniacs. They faced great odds and a late start, but they did not protest. They succeeded on every front. They won the war; they saved the world. They came home to joyous and short-lived celebrations and immediately began the task of rebuilding their lives and the world they wanted. They married in record numbers and gave birth to another distinctive generation, the Baby Boomers. A grateful nation made it possible for more of them to attend college than any society had ever educated, anywhere. They gave the world new science, literature, art, industry, and economic strength unparalleled in the long curve of history. As they now reach the twilight of their adventurous and productive lives, they remain, for the most part, exceptionally modest. They have so many stories to tell, stories that in many cases they have never told before, because in a deep sense they didn't think that what they were doing was that special, because everyone else was doing it too
The greatest generation speaks : letters and reflections by Tom Brokaw( Book )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of letters written to Tom Brokaw in response to his book "The Greatest Generation," in which he examines the lives and experiences of the men and women of the Depression and World War II era who Brokaw credits with building modern America
An album of memories : personal histories from the greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the "greatest generation" of Americans, from the Great Depression to the Bataan Death March and beyond, in a series of biographical profiles that chronicle the experiences of ordinary Americans who became caught up in historic twentieth-century events
The fall of Richard Nixon : a reporter remembers Watergate by Tom Brokaw( Book )

13 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The last year of the Nixon presidency was filled with power politics, legal jiu-jitsu and high-stakes showdowns, with head-shaking surprises every day. Tom Brokaw, the NBC News White House correspondent during the final year of Watergate, gives us a close-up, personal account of the players, the strategies, and the highs and lows of the scandal that brought down a president. Brokaw writes, 'Even now, almost half a century later, I am astonished by what the country went through, and I wanted to share press stories from the inside looking out -- what it was like to be on call 24/7, the twists and turns, the laughs and tensions during this historic time.'"--
Hey, Boo : Harper Lee & To kill a mockingbird by Mary McDonagh Murphy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years after winning the Pulitzer Prize, To Kill a Mockingbird remains a beloved best seller and quite possibly the most influential American novel of the 20th century. Mary McDonagh Murphy's Hey, Boo explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee, including why she never published again. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication
The greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Recording )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of men and women who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America
King : go beyond the dream to discover the man( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, HISTORY, with newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. KING goes beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and most importantly, the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world."--Back of container
The greatest generation speaks : [letters and reflections] by Tom Brokaw( Recording )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the Americans who made great sacrifices during World War II, told through a collection of stories, interviews, and personal histories
1968 with Tom Brokaw( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1968: in that single year, MLK and RFK were assassinated, Chicago rioted, Nixon triumphed, and Tet exploded. The top music acts were the Beatles, the Doors, Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye. Man circled the Moon. From Civil Rights to Vietnam, from rock & roll to rocket science, 1968 stands out as a concentrated dose of everything we think of as the Sixties
Pearl Harbor : legacy of attack by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the still unsolved mysteries and startling true stories from behind the 'day of infamy' that plunged the United States into World War II; a search for a sunken Japanese midget submarine; eyewitness accounts by both American and Japanese survivors; images captured inside the sunken hull of the battleship Arizona
Running toward danger : stories behind the breaking news of 9/11 by Cathy Trost( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronologically documents news coverage of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks with first-person stories from over one hundred reporters and photographers
One nation : patriots and pirates portrayed by N.C. Wyeth and James Wyeth by N. C Wyeth( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents color reproductions of paintings and drawings by artists N.C. Wyeth and his grandson James Wyeth which highlight the changing attitudes toward patriotism in America over the course of the twentieth century; and includes essays that provide information about the lives of the artists and their work
Hamilton : building America by Michael Bonini( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary captures the amazing life and times of our nation's forgotten founding father: Alexander Hamilton. Exploring the iconic American political and financial institutions he helped to create, from the U.S. Mint and Wall Street to the two-party political system
Bill France, Jr. : the man who made NASCAR by H. A Branham( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former NASCAR president, chairman, and CEO William Clifton France--known to most people at Bill France Jr.--is remembered and revered as the man who followed his visionary father at the helm of NASCAR, in the process becoming a visionary himself as he guided NASCAR to unprecedented levels of popularity. The biography covers Bill Jr.'s role in NASCAR's formative years; his assumption of the NASCAR presidency, replacing his father; the sports' explosion under his leadership; his courageous battle with cancer throughout the last decade of his life; and his final role, as NASCAR vice chairman and ma
The Hall : a celebration of baseball's greats : in stories and images, the complete roster of inductees( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone dreams of Cooperstown. It's a hallowed name in baseball, for players as well as their fans. It's a house where legends live; it's everything that's great about the game. Never before has the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum published a complete registry of inductees with plaques, photographs, and extended biographies. In this 75th anniversary edition, read the stories of every player inducted into the Hall, organized by position. Each section begins with an original essay by a living Hall of Famer who played that position: Hank Aaron, George Brett, Orlando Cepeda, Carlton Fisk, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Morgan, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Ryan, and Robin Yount
The Greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were the men and women who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War: individuals who paved a path through hardship and struggle and went on to build the nation we know today. Theirs are stories of families who fought their way to economic stability; women whose roles changed forever; citizens who learned to reconcile a national purpose with their individual needs. Together they built modern America
Separate and unequal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jackson, Mississippi--a city only grazed by Hurricane Katrina--thousands of African-Americans face conditions familiar to the people of New Orleans. This NBC News documentary looks at problems that persist in Jackson and other American cities, despite progress, decades after the civil rights movement. Following several students at an inner city Jackson high school over the course of an academic year, the program demonstrates how drugs, poverty, teen pregnancy, and the absence of a father shape the lives of many young black people. Parents, educators, Jackson's mayor, and wealthy African-Americans are also interviewed about the difficulties in their community. In addition, the film explores ways in which whites have or have not helped."--Publisher description
The rose( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose is one of the biggest rock stars on the planet. Her life of constant sex, drugs and rock and roll, along with constant touring, prove to be too much to handle. Nominated for four Academy Awards
An album of memories by Tom Brokaw( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Greatest Generation describe their war--in such historic episodes as the D-Day invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and the dropping of the bomb on Nagasaki--as well as their lives on the home front
Billy Graham : an extraordinary journey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk in the shoes of an unlikely messenger who touched the world. Rare historical footage and compelling interviews with family members, lifelong friends, former presidents, and prominent broadcasters tell the remarkable story of Billy Graham
 
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Alternative Names
Brokaw, Thomas John.

Brokaw, Thomas John, 1940-

Brokaw, Tom 1940-

Thomas Brokaw

Tom Brokau

Tom Brokaw americký novinář

Tom Brokaw Amerikaans journalist

Tom Brokaw conduttore televisivo, giornalista e scrittore statunitense

Tom Brokaw US-amerikanischer Journalist

Брокау, Том

Том Брокау

טום ברוקו

تام بروکا ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی

توم بروكاو

ਟੌਮ ਬ੍ਰੋਕਾਵ

브로코, 탐 1940-

브로코, 톰 1940-

トム・ブロコウ

汤姆·布罗考

湯姆·布洛考

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English (463)

Chinese (2)

German (1)

Russian (1)

Korean (1)