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NBC News

Works: 1,188 works in 1,949 publications in 1 language and 40,532 library holdings
Genres: History  Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Biographies  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Historical television programs 
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Classifications: PN1997, 323.092
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Most widely held works by NBC News
American white paper: United States foreign policy by National Broadcasting Company( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King : go beyond the dream to discover the man( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 780 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
Meet the press : fifty years of history in the making by Richard Ball( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 757 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
Victory at sea : the legendary World War II documentary( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most famous historical war series ever made. A sweeping record of the naval battles of World War II
Let freedom ring : moments from the civil rights movement, 1954-1965( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBCs original coverage of the civil rights movement in the U.S. Contains a bonus half hour interview with Dr. Martin Luther King
Somehow it works; a candid portrait of the 1964 Presidential election by NBC News( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 401 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
Separate and unequal( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 364 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
Operation Iraqi freedom : the inside story( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 363 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
The Greatest generation by Tom Brokaw( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 356 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
Crisis in Darfur( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 318 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
Mark Twain's America by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 309 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 Fall of Saigon : April 29-30, 1975( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 302 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 and the capital, Saigon, fell 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
Richard M. Nixon : in his own words( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning 40 years, this program from NBC News reveals the many faces of Richard M. Nixon. Highlights from 12 exclusive interviews-some rare, some long-unseen-follow him from his early days as Vice President to Dwight D. Eisenhower, through his tumultuous presidency, to the years following his resignation, when he was eager to rehabilitate himself after the Watergate scandal. Hosted by Brian Williams
Affirmative action hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 298 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
The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 298 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
A conversation with Marcel Duchamp : from NBC's Wisdom Series( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duchamp discusses his paintings and ideas, and considers his Nude Descending a Staircase and other works with the curator of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, James John Sweeney
A conversation with Eleanor Roosevelt : from NBC's Wisdom Series( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From her privileged family background to her passion for social activism, this 1959 NBC program touches on a wide range of Eleanor Roosevelt's memories, concerns, and goals. The former first lady points out that she took no interest in women's suffrage until after she was married and because FDR favored it, but she also recalls how her husband did not hold her to any set patterns or object to her extended speaking tours. Acknowledging FDR's unwillingness to support an anti-lynching bill, Roosevelt says her husband's greatest accomplishments were the actions he took to overcome the Depression, restoring the self-confidence of the American people, and the continuation of atomic research. His biggest mistakes, in her view, were his attempt to reform the judicial system and his involvement in certain elections
Nixon resigns : 08/09/74( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 296 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
Game On! : inside the video game industry by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video games have come a long way since Pong and Pac-Man, and the development of that $25-billion industry is filled with useful business and technology case studies. This CNBC program explores the history of video gaming and takes viewers behind the scenes of the industry's success stories and failures. Interviews with key figures-including the architect of Xbox, the former chairman of Nintendo of America, and the founding father of video game technology-illuminate the birth, evolution, and present-day dynamics of the video game market. In addition to the corporate side of the industry, the program examines the cutting-edge process of computer game product development
Jacqueline Kennedy : the white house tour( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 295 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
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Meet the press : fifty years of history in the making
Victory at sea : the legendary World War II documentaryOperation Iraqi freedom : the inside storyMark Twain's AmericaThe life of a network newsreel cameraman
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