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Valenti, Jack

Overview
Works: 95 works in 191 publications in 2 languages and 4,712 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Political fiction  Fiction  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Television interviews  Television news programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewee, pan, Commentator
Classifications: PN4121, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Valenti
Speak up with confidence : how to prepare, learn, and deliver effective speeches by Jack Valenti( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on planning, writing, memorizing, and delivering a speech
Protect and defend by Jack Valenti( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bitter taste of glory by Jack Valenti( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last mogul( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lew Wasserman started in the entertainment industry working the door at Cleveland speak-easies and rose to control a Hollywood empire. With Chicagoan Jules Stein, Wasserman became an agent, and made Music Corp. of America one of the first true media conglomerates. Wasserman's gift for perceiving industry trends long before his rivals led to MCA's creation of Universal Pictures and Universal City. Wasserman was notoriously secretive, doing no interviews and leaving behind no written materials, so the film combines research, archival images, and new interviews of Hollywood insiders to tell a great American story of power, commerce, and deal making
Speak up with confidence : [how to prepare, learn, and deliver effective speeches] by Jack Valenti( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public speaking is one of the most intimidating and important aspects of many jobs. As a one-time speech writer for President Johnson, and in his current position as president of the M.P.A.A., Jack Valenti has written and delivered speeches in all kinds of settings. Originally published in 1982, Speak up with confidence is an indispensible resource for anyone who wants to write and deliver a speech that people will listen to and remember
Interview with Jack Valenti, 1981( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Valenti served as a special assistant to President Johnson from 1963 to 1966. He discusses Johnson's early attitude towards Vietnam and his effort to win support through the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. He describes Johnson's deliberations over sending troops into Vietnam, escalating the war, and how to finance it. He recounts Johnson's feeling that every military action in Vietnam would help to end the war. Finally, he reflects on Johnson's character and recalls the "Daisy" commercial incident
Speak up with confidence( Visual )

14 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes basic public speaking principles for those who wish to stand before an audience with some degree of confidence. Covers well-established approaches and presents practical tips for improving speaking skills
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Ambassador James Sasser discusses the bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade; Vladislav Jovanovic discusses the bombing of Serbia; Bob Dole, John McCain, and Joe Biden discuss Kosovo; Richard Shelby and Bob Kerrey discuss Chinese espionage; Bill Richardson discusses the security of our nuclear laboratories; Jack Valenti, Gary Bauer, and Wayne LaPierre discuss violence in movies and gun control
A personal close-up of President Johnson by Jack Valenti( Recording )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valenti, former top aid to President Johnson, discusses Johnson's complex personality and the major achievements of his Presidency
Casey's law : if something can go right, it should by Albert V Casey( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casey's career includes being president of Times Mirror, CEO of American Airlines, Postmaster General, and chairman of the Resolution Trust Corporation
John Gardner : uncommon American( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the career of John Gardner, an "establishment" man who took on the establishment to build a better America. Called the "ultimate builder of ideas, people and causes," Gardner founded Common Cause and played an instrumental role in a vast array of enterprises: campaign finance reform, education reform, civil rights enforcement, Medicare, public television, volunteer action and community renewal. The film also tells the story of the unique relationship between President Lyndon Johnson, a practical politician, and Gardner, an idea man, after his appointment in 1965 as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Ten heroes and two heroines by Jack Valenti( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guns don't kill people--writers do( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very human President by Jack Valenti( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voluntary movie rating system : how it began, its purpose, the public reaction by Jack Valenti( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speak up with confidence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates basic public speaking principles, elements of speaking style, and principles of speaking on television
This time, this place : my life in war, the White House, and Hollywood by Jack Valenti( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the nation at war in the 1940s, 22-year-old Jack Valenti flew combat in Italy. He was in that fateful Dallas motorcade in 1963, flew back to Washington with the new president, and for three years worked in the inner circle of the White House as special assistant to President Johnson. Then, for the next 38 years, with American society and popular culture undergoing a revolutionary transformation, Valenti was the public face of Hollywood in his capacity as head of the Motion Picture Association of America. From growing up poor in a neighborhood of Greek and Italian immigrants in Houston to rising to the highest summits both of national government and Hollywood, Valenti has led several lives. Here is a candid reflection of the life of a brilliantly successful man who helped to shape politics and entertainment in the second half of the twentieth century.--From publisher description
The Changing American presidency( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Valenti, former special assistant to President Johnson, explains that lack of clarity in issues, specialization of constituency interests in Congress, power of the media to distort, and the people's lack of faith in government have all brought dramatic changes to the way in which a president conducts affairs of office. Mr. Valenti then proceeds to answer questions put to him by high school students from Florida, Michigan, Nebraska, and Vermont
Cinema Houston : from Nickelodeon to Megaplex by David Welling( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decency in the media, morning( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the morning session of a day-long forum, representatives from a variety of interests including the cable industry, broadcasters, government agencies, television ratings services, and special interest groups talked about decency in the media and entertainment industries at an event organized as an open forum and organized by the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. Participants focused on regulation of content in various forms of media broadcasts, the use of ratings systems and voluntary guidelines for decency, the role of the Federal Communication Commission, and free speech issues
 
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Speak up with confidence : how to prepare, learn, and deliver effective speeches
Alternative Names
Jack Valenti Amerikaans ambtenaar (1921-2007)

Jack Valenti funzionario statunitense

Jack Valenti President of the MPAA

Jack Valenti US-amerikanischer Manager in der Filmwirtschaft

Valenti, Jack Joseph 1921-

Джек Валенти

جاك فالنتي

ジャック・ヴァレンテ

杰克·瓦伦蒂

傑克·瓦萊提

瓦倫蒂

Languages
English (107)

Spanish (20)

Covers
Speak up with confidence : [how to prepare, learn, and deliver effective speeches]Casey's law : if something can go right, it shouldThis time, this place : my life in war, the White House, and HollywoodCinema Houston : from Nickelodeon to MegaplexThis time, this place : [my life in war, the White House, and Hollywood]