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Brokaw, Tom

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The greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Book )

51 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 6,681 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 )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4,235 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 )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,391 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, accompanied by letters to the author and other personal accounts, chronicling the experiences of ordinary Americans who became caught up in historic twentieth-century events
The greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Recording )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,113 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
Hey, Boo Harper Lee & To kill a mockingbird( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,229 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
King go beyond the dream to discover the man( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 927 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
1968 with Tom Brokaw( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 780 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 Maravin 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 Kirk Wolfinger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 719 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 564 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
The Greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 543 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
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 475 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
The Hall : a celebration of baseball's greats : in stories and images, the complete roster of inductees( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 372 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
An album of memories by Tom Brokaw( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 371 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
The rose( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 299 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
Separate and unequal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 270 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
Treasures of New York( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a tour of the Big Apple and discover some of the city's premier cultural establishments. Featuring hidden gems as well as popular destinations, from The Botanical Gardens to the Park Avenue Armory, explores the architectural and cultural significance of these classic landmarks
The greatest generation with Tom Brokaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They came of age during the Great Depression, fought to preserve freedom in World War II and went on to build modern America. Ordinary men and women whose everyday lives of duty, achievement and courage gave us the world we have today. GI's, Sailors, Airmen and Marines share their personal stories and experiences
Extraordinary circumstances : the presidency of Gerald R. Ford by David Hume Kennerly( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrative journey through Gerald Ford's years in office documents the day-to-day political and private life of the President and his family
Deep throat the full story of Watergate( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable look into one of the nation's most intriguing mysteries. Features interviews with key witnessess to the Watergate Scandal, including an exclusive interview with Bob Woodward who, after 30 years, reveals the identity of Deep Throat
Affirmative action hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court's Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger decisions, this NBC News program explores the legal, racial, and socioeconomic issues behind those historic affirmative action cases. Tom Brokaw's report guides viewers through the 2003 public debate over the University of Michigan's undergraduate and law school admissions policies, with the constitutional implications and the effect both cases had on American race relations forming the central focus of the program. The program includes historical background for the cases and explores the work of student Monique Luse who defends the standards of the university
 
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The greatest generation
Alternative Names
Brokaw, Thomas John.

Brokaw, Tom 1940-

Tom Brokaw Amerikaans journalist

Tom Brokaw US-amerikanischer Journalist

Брокау, Том

Том Брокау

توم بروكاو

トム・ブロコウ

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The greatest generation speaks : letters and reflectionsAn album of memories : personal histories from the greatest generationThe greatest generationRunning toward danger : stories behind the breaking news of 9/11One nation : patriots and pirates portrayed by N. C. Wyeth and James WyethAn album of memoriesExtraordinary circumstances : the presidency of Gerald R. Ford