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NBC News

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Works: 1,110 works in 1,769 publications in 1 language and 40,065 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: prn, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 323.092
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Most widely held works about NBC News
 
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Most widely held works by NBC News
King : go beyond the dream to discover the man( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 879 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
Victory at sea : the legendary World War II documentary( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arguably the most influential documentary in television history, VICTORY AT SEA, in the words of Harper's Weekly, "created a new art form." The 26 half-hour episodes were culled from over 13,000 hours of footage shot by the U.S., British, German and Japanese navies during World War II. Narrated by Leonard Graves and set to a score by Richard Rodgers, the program offered a remarkable look at the realities of naval warfare and the extraordinary challenges faced by the Allies."--Container
American white paper: United States foreign policy by Pamela Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press : fifty years of history in the making by Rick Ball( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history of Meet the Press, the longest-running network television show, includes behind-the-scenes stories, little-known anecdotes, and excerpts from the show's transcripts from its start in 1947 through April 1997
Let freedom ring : moments from the civil rights movement, 1954-1965( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the colossal and continuing legacy of America's civil rights era, the movement is often best understood through the historical moments in which it took place. This NBC News program presents original coverage from frontline correspondents and camera teams at work during critical junctures in America's battle for racial equality. Hosted by NBC anchor Lester Holt, the video examines the Greensboro sit-ins; the Freedom Rider phenomenon; the efforts by, in support of, and against black students entering southern schools and universities; the March on Washington; and other events and initiatives
Somehow it works; a candid portrait of the 1964 Presidential election by NBC News( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tells all about the 1964 presidential election with it emotions, campaign fights, etc., using both text and numerous large photos
The Greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 398 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
Operation Iraqi freedom : the inside story( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book's pictures taken from NBC news footage during the first 22 days of the Iraq War in March-April 2003. DVD presents highlights of NBC's coverage
Separate and unequal( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 343 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
Mark Twain's America( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known commonly as the creator of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain's rich and varied life is eloquently revealed. The story spans Twain's career as prolific writer, Mississippi riverboat pilot, drama critic, publisher, and world traveler, while at the same time mirroring the rise of America from frontier days to world power. Over 1,000 period photos impart a sense of action and vitality as they illustrate Twain's life from his boyhood to his death
The Jazz age( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the era beginning with the Versailles Conference of 1919 and ending with the stock market crash of 1929, a period characterized as one of excessive pleasure-seeking in the United States. Prohibition, the Charleston, Al Capone, jazz, gang warfare, isolationism, women's suffrage, Harding, the stock market, the "It" girl, the Ku Klux Klan, royalty, Coolidge, trips abroad, Paris, Charles Lindbergh, Will Rogers, sports, Hoover, Broadway, and Hollywood are all examined as icons of the period. Newsreel footage and period music are used to supplement
Crisis in Darfur( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precious time has been spent on protracted debate over the term "genocide." Meanwhile, regardless of what politicians and activists choose to call it, a colossal tragedy has torn Darfur apart. In March of 2006, NBC's Ann Curry traveled to the border between Chad and Sudan to cover the conflict that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. Curry tells the stories of people caught up in the violence: a mother, an orphan, an aid worker, and others who have been largely forgotten as Arab-on-Christian and sometimes Arab-on-Arab killing continues. Curry also talks to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof about Darfur's future and what can be done to shape it
Life in the thirties by Educational Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary portraying life in America during the 1930's. Includes scenes showing social and economic trends, and the events and personalities that attracted the attention of the average person
Jacqueline Kennedy : the white house tour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic program, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, just 32 years old, gives a guided tour of the newly redecorated White House. Jointly produced and broadcast by NBC and CBS, this program aired on Valentine's Day, 1962. One of the most popular newscasts in all of television history! President John F. Kennedy makes a brief appearance. Not available in French-speaking Canada. (58 minutes)
Apollo 11 : first moon landing( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and "Buzz" Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the Moon. This NBC News program hosted by Jane Pauley captures the monumental Apollo 11 mission-from launch, to moonwalk, to splashdown, and beyond. In addition, Brian Williams provides a brief history of the space program
Nixon resigns : 08/09/74( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing the near certainty of impeachment by the House of Representatives and probable conviction by the Senate for his role in the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon resigned the presidency in disgrace on August 9, 1974. This NBC News program tracks the unfolding events throughout that difficult day, including Nixon's emotional farewell speech to his staff, shown in its entirety. Hosted by Jane Pauley
The Fall of Saigon : April 29-30, 1975( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end of the Vietnam War came abruptly on April 30, 1975, the day the American-supported government of South Vietnam collapsed, its capital, Saigon, falling to communist forces. This program presents those dramatic events as captured by an NBC News team on the scene, culminating in the exclusive footage of enemy tanks overrunning the presidential palace
Summer of love by Gail Dolgin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Summer of Love" is remembered today through a haze of nostalgia, hindsight, and hype. But how was the emergence of the youth counterculture actually covered at the time? In this program, selections from the NBC News archives offer an insightful look at the beginning of a cultural shock wave that is still being felt and debated today. Reporter Aline Saarinen offers a reality check as she covers the scene in Haight-Ashbury, while Hugh Downs talks with LSD advocate Timothy Leary and Jack Perkins reports on the prevalence of drugs in the hippie culture
The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Kennedy was shot to death on June 4, 1968-the very night he won the California presidential primary. This NBC News program, painstakingly assembled from newly restored footage, follows the story as it developed: the tragic events at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles; the funeral service at St. Patrick's Cathedral, with Edward Kennedy's moving eulogy; and the emotional journey by train from New York to Arlington National Cemetery
Richard M. Nixon : in his own words( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of interviews from the NBC News archive reveals the many faces of Richard M. Nixon, following him through his early days as Vice President to Eisenhower, through his tumultuous presidency to the years following his resignation, when he was eager to rehabilitate his public image
 
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Meet the press : fifty years of history in the making
Alternative Names
KNBC

N.B.C. News

National Broadcasting Company

National Broadcasting Company, inc NBC News

National Broadcasting Company NBC News

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NBC4

NBCニュース

NBC新聞

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Meet the press : fifty years of history in the makingOperation Iraqi freedom : the inside storyMark Twain's AmericaThe life of a network newsreel cameraman