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Donaldson, Sam 1934-

Overview
Works: 153 works in 189 publications in 2 languages and 4,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Documentary films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Humor  Political films 
Roles: Author, Reporter, Commentator, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1995.9.M45, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Donaldson
National security adviser Brzezinski : interview on ABC's "Issues and Answers." by Bob Clark( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feed by Kevin Rafferty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the wild, wacky world of American politics, using footage from the primaries and satellite feeds. Features Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail, Bill Clinton sidestepping Jennifer Flowers, Ross Perot talking dirty, and more
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher Erin Gruwell inspires her high school students to confront intolerence and violence in their own lives by reading about war, atrocities, and human rights abuses. As a result of this project, her students have taken a remarkable journey which included meeting with Holocaust survivors, Japanese internment camp victims, famous writers and filmakers, as well as writing about how violence and intolerence have touched their own lives
Hard time : teens in maximum security prisons( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows prison life at the Western Youth Institution in Morganton, North Carolina, a prison for juvenile offenders. ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer reports through the experiences of four new teenage inmates--one only 13 years old. A follow-up two years later reveals the impact of their incarceration on their minds and bodies best summed up by the words of one of the four: "This is not the place to be."
Feel good about failure : the dark side of self-esteem classes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a highly competitive society, what harm could possibly come from providing self-esteem classes at school? In this program, ABC News anchor Sam Donaldson and correspondent John Stossel find out as they probe the downside of the self-esteem movement
Hard times : teens in maximum security prisons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows prison life at the Western Youth Institution in Morganton, North Carolina, a prison for juvenile offenders. ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer reports through the experiences of four new teenage inmates--one only 13 years old. A follow-up two years later reveals the impact of their incarceration on their minds and bodies, best summed up by the words of one of the four: "This is not the place to be."
The press and the presidency( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncovers the behind-the-scenes tensions, conflicts, and challenges that face both the White House and the press on a daily basis. Uses live footage and interviews to examine this unique relationship which is adversarial in nature and yet vital to the democratic process. Former press secretaries recall the professional challenges they faced and shed light on the styles and personalities of the presidents they served. It is a glimpse into the ethical, political and historical factors involved on both sides of the presidential podium
The press and the Clinton allegations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses whether or not the news media unwittingly played judge and jury in the Clinton/Lewinsky affair
Freedom writers : fighting hatred with language arts( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher Erin Gruwell inspires her high school students to confront intolerence and violence in their own lives by reading about war, atrocities, and human rights abuses. As a result of this project, her students have taken a remarkable journey which included meeting with Holocaust survivors, Japanese internment camp victims, famous writers and filmakers, as well as writing about how violence and intolerence have touched their own lives
David Brinkley : a reporter's life( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kremlin : a VIP tour of historic Moscow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the grounds and ornate interiors of the Kremlin
Inside the White House( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour of the private floor of the White House that every president since John Adams has called home. Conducted by George and Barbara Bush with Sam Donaldson and Diane Sawyer
Expanded books interview( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William S. Cohen tells of his romance with African American wife Janet Langhart Cohen in Love in black and white. Learn how they defied religious and racial conventions to climb the political and media ranks in a changing America
Dwight Eisenhower( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Dwight David Eisenhower told through film clips and interviews with family members, journalists, historians and retired Army generals. From his boyhood in Abilene, Kansas to commander of the largest fighting force ever assembled, Eisenhower went on to ride his military accomplishments to become the 34th President of the United States. This documentary probes the complexities of Eisenhower's personality, details his military career and reflects on his time as President
The fury within : coping with anger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two programs that were originally broadcast on the television program 20/20. In the first program, ABC News anchors Charles Gibson and Connie Chung and correspondent John Stossel set the record straight about two different anger disorders and the methods used to control them; In the second program, ABC News anchors Diane Sawyer and Sam Donaldson investigate the frightening world of children with severe anger problems, focusing on how to identify a child at risk and the vital importance of early intervention
Reagan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Ronald Reagan's life with commentary by contemporaries, historians and members of his family. Part 2 begins with the buildup of military spending which would eventually triple the national debt. To respond to the "Soviet threat" Reagan initiates the Strategic Defense Initiative while demonstrators clamor for a "nuclear freeze". He faces a personal crisis in the Iran "arms for hostages" deal even as he engineers summit meetings with Gorbachev seeking an end to the nuclear weapons threat. In the decisive year of 1989 after arms agreements are signed the Fall of the Berlin Wall is followed by the rapid fall of other Eastern European communist governments. Five years after leaving office Reagan announces he has Alzheimer's disease and drops from public view
Reagan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Ronald Reagan's life with commentary by contemporaries, historians and members of his family. Part 1 examines his childhood and youth, his motion picture career, his early marriages and marriage to Nancy Reagan, his entrance into politics and election as governor of California. The film continues with his failed bid for his party's nomination as its candidate for the presidential election of 1971, his election to the presidency in 1981, the assassination attempt, and concludes with his economic policy and defense spending buildup which put the nation in deep economic trouble
Assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat : Tuesday, October 6, 1981( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expanded edition of Nightline covering the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and the reactions from key political figures including former President Jimmy Carter, Henry Kissinger and others
The state of television news today by Sam Donaldson( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadcast news writing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the similarities and differences of broadcast and print journalism, focusing on the different writing techniques used in broadcast journalism. Includes insightful comments from a host of radio and TV journalists such as Sam Donaldson (ABC), Charles Kuralt (CBS), and Kurt Loder (MTV). Defines jargon commonly used in broadcast journalism, including writing copy, SOT, package, reader, and stand-up. Follows a reporter as he assembles a daily news package
 
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Alternative Names
Donaldson, Samuel Andrew

Donaldson, Samuel Andrew 1934-

Donaldson, Samuel Andrew 1934- Jr

Donaldson, Samuel Andrew Jr. 1934-

Sam Donaldson American journalist

Сэм Дональдсон

ドナルドソン, サム

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