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Else, Jon 1944-

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Most widely held works about Jon Else
 
Most widely held works by Jon Else
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
The day after Trinity( Visual )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, focusing on his role in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II
Tupac : resurrection( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of infamous rapper Tupac Shakur, told entirely in his own words
Cadillac desert( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the vast transformation of the American West and many parts of the world
Fire wars( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nova goes on the fire line with a team of elite Hotshots to fight one of the worst fire seasons ever in the American west
Sing faster( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spirited and comical behind-the-scenes look at Richard Wagner's beloved Ring Cycle. This award-winning film takes audiences inside one of the most spectacular and ambitious operas in history - through the point of view of the stagehands
Inside Guantanamo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines day-to-day life at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp from the perspective of both the guards and the detainees
The day the universe changed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series traces the major advances in knowledge in Western civilization since the Greeks, and demonstrates how our view of the world changes as our knowledge develops
Who are the DeBolts? : and where did they get 19 kids?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Robert and Dorothy DeBolt's family of 19 children, five of their own plus hard-to-adopt children of various ethnic backgrounds and physical handicaps
Hoover Dam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The engineering problems were stupendous; the solutions ingenious. And as stated by President Herbert Hoover himself, it was ⁰́the greatest engineering work of its character ever attempted by the hand of man.⁰́₊ For two years, five thousand workers settled in the Nevada dessert to pour concrete day and night until the Hoover Dam was complete - remarkably under budget and ahead of schedule. As told in Hoover Dam, from the PBS American Experience collection, its electrical output helped build the ships and planes of WWII, and its water irrigated arid California valleys transforming desert into farmland to feed a nation. Most importantly, the film portrays how the tremendous feat of the Hoover Dam renewed the faith in American technology and ingenuity
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
True south : Henry Hampton and eyes on the prize, the landmark television series that reframed the civil rights movement by Jon Else( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the inside story of the making of one of the most important and influential TV shows in history and of its legacy as the film that reframed the entire history of the Civil Rights movement permanently
Yosemite : the fate of heaven by David Vassar( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the spectacular, primeval Yosemite of hundred years ago and looks at the contrast of Yosemite today
Wonders are many : the making of Doctor Atomic( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the creation of Peter Sellars' and John Adams' 2005 opera about Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project, while also exploring the complex birth of nuclear weapons with declassified footage of nuclear testing
The Golden honeymoon by Ring Lardner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Tate (James Whitmore: two-time Academy Award Nominee, and Tony Award Winner) is an old windbag, often a braggart, but somehow always lovable. Married over fifty years to his ever-patient wife Lucy (Teresa Wright - Academy Award winner), the two of them are on their Golden Honeymoon in Florida. Everything goes perfectly...until Lucy meets her former fiancee who's also vacationing with his wife. Suddenly there's a comic competition between Charley and the old boyfriend for Lucy's attention. After fifty years, cantankerous Charley has to win his girl all over again!
A job at Ford's( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees at the River Rouge plant. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
Booker by Feature Films for Families( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays Booker T. Washington's early life in the south during the closing days and aftermath of the Civil War, and shows the obstacles he overcomes to pursue his passion for learning
An American Nile( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac Desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the transformation of the American West. This second episode charts the dramatic transformation of the Colorado River from a wild desert waterway into the most controlled, litigated, regulated and over-allocated river in history. From the heroic construction of the Hoover Dam during the Great Depression to the bitter political and environmental battles over the potential damming of the Grand Canyon, this program illustrates how the Colorado became so impounded and diverted that by 1969 it no longer reached the ocean
Mulholland's dream by Jon Else( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac Desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the transformation of the American West. This first episode tells of William Mulholland's search for water for the people of Los Angeles. Superintendent of the L.A. water system in 1913, he found a solution to the problem in a remote valley 250 miles to the north. After the city secured water rights to the valley's Owens River, he spent 6 years building an aqueduct across the Mojave Desert. The program also recalls the shady land speculations behind the deal, how northern ranchers fought back, and the great disaster that destroyed his dream
The Great Matlock will case, Cresswell v. Jackson tried before the Lord Chief Justice of England and a special jury of the City of London by order of the House of Lords by Robert Cresswell( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case relates to the validity of certain alleged codicils to the will of a person named George Nuttall, who died at Matlock on the 7th of March, 1856
 
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Else, John

Else, Jon

Else, Jon H. 1944-

Else, Jonathan H. 1944-

Else, Jonathan Holden 1944-

Jon H. Else American documentary filmmaker

Jon H. Else Amerikaans filmregisseur

Jon H. Else réalisateur américain

Jon H. Else regista statunitense

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Tupac : resurrectionFire warsSing fasterWho are the DeBolts? : and where did they get 19 kids?The Golden honeymoon