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Jennings, Peter 1938-2005

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Most widely held works by Peter Jennings
The century by Peter Jennings( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 3,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Century presents history as it was lived, and as it will be remembered for the next hundred years. Here is a keepsake volume destined to be an essential part of every family's library: an epic journey through the last hundred years, whose heroes are our grandparents, our parents, ourselves
In search of America by Peter Jennings( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors search the twenty-first century for evidence that the words and ideas of the founding fathers are still alive and well in America
The century America's time by Peter Jennings( Visual )

71 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1 of The century: America's time begins where the last century ends and with how early technology, the first World War and the struggle for a new sense of identity shaped the twentieth century
Manufacturing consent : Noam Chomsky and the media by Mark Achbar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the political life and times of the controversial author, linguist, and radical philosopher Noam Chomsky. Focuses on Chomsky's analysis of the hidden use of ideological manipulation in democratic societies
Hiroshima why the bomb was dropped( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II
The century America's time by Peter Jennings( Visual )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been a century like no other. "The century: America's time" recounts the defining moments, people and trends that have shaped our times. From the Wright brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk to man's first steps on the moon; from the battlegrounds of World War I to the high-tech combat of the Gulf War; from the death of Queen Victoria at the start of the century to the tragic death of Princess Diana at its end. Includes rare footage from archives around the world and hundreds of eyewitness interviews
The fabulous 60s by MPI Home video( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fabulous 60s takes a kaleidoscopic look back at this most turbulent of decades, ten tumultuous years that began in hope with man's exploration of space and the youngest elec[t]ed President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy-- and ended in a welter of Cold War intrigue, political assassination, civil unrest, student demonstration and US involvement in another war in a country known as Vietnam."--Container
The search for Jesus by Marcus J Borg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Search for Jesus is a journalist's exploration of the historical figure of Jesus. Peter Jennings goes to the Holy Land and searches for clues to who Jesus was, what we know about his childhood, brief adult life and the circumstances of his death
Images of the '80s( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the legacy of the 1980's, a time of triumphs and tragedies
The century by Peter Jennings( Recording )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the twentieth century that chronicles the great events and personalities of the past hundred years
The Kennedy assassination beyond conspiracy by Keith Hodgkinson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty years after he was fatally shot, more than 80 percent of Americans still believe there was a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy and that the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, did not act alone. ABC News showcases a three-dimensional, computer-generated reconstruction of the assassination, more than 70 interviews, and some of the more than four million documents related to the death to prove that theories of a conspiracy are unfounded
Schwarzkopf, how the war was won( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Riyadh Command military briefing dated Wednesday afternoon, February 27, 1991, presented by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Commander of the Allied Forces in the Gulf. He explains the military tactics that led to the conclusion of the Iraq-Kuwait Crisis of 1990-1991
Prejudice answering children's questions( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Jennings moderates a discussion with a group of American children and teenagers concerning prejudice. Includes discussion of the physiological reasons for physical differences between races, reasons behind racial conflict, and various efforts to fight prejudice
The Gun Fight The Power and Politics of the NRA( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National Rifle Association is arguably the most powerful-and least understood-grassroots organization in America. In this program, ABC News anchor Peter Jennings reports on where the NRA derives its power and how it wields influence through lobbying and financing campaigns. Mr. Jennings starts by interviewing NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and then talks to friends of the association: members, gun makers, and elected officials. The report reveals that despite school shootings, lawsuits, and the Million Mom March on Washington, NRA membership is at an all-time high. It also looks at how lobbyists and staunch allies can quickly become enemies if they disagree even once with NRA policy
Common miracles the new American revolution in learning( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines communities across America which are discovering how to liberate the human potential in each child. Correspondents Peter Jennings and Bill Blakemore reveal how we are enabling students to uncover their special strengths and become eager learners. Examines interactive study, individualized apprenticeships, catch-up programs, and parental power in the schools. Features interviews with children, parents, psychologists, educators, and scientists
45/85 : America and the world since World War II( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oral/visual history of the U.S. goal of containing Communism from 1945 to 1985. Peter Jennings and Ted Koppel, ABC-TV news correspondents, guide viewers through four decades of American foreign policy. Pt. 1 focuses on the days following World War II, the post-war boom in America, the Rosenberg trial, and civil war in Asia. Pt. 2 reviews the signing of the armistice to end the Korean War, the invention of television and the discovery of the polio vacine, civil rights, McCarthyism, and the Soviet launch of Sputnik. Pt. 3 examines the short-lived Kennedy era and the steps that led to the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis, Lyndon Johnson's agenda for social change, U.S. involvement in Vietnam, Richard Nixon's relection and resignation in the aftermath of Watergate, and a nation headed for a gas crisis. Pt. 4 starts with a retrospective look at 200 years of the nation's history as we begin restoration of the Statue of Liberty, then continues with the Vietnam legacy, the election of Jimmy Carter, the Iranian hostage crisis, the Reagan election and agenda, and the Geneva Summit
The Search for Jesus Peter Jennings Reporting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What traces might Jesus have left in the arid lands he once called home? In this program, ABC News anchor Peter Jennings engages a group of religious experts in an exchange of ideas as controversial as they are fascinating. James Strange, a Baptist minister and archaeologist digging in the Galilee; Dominic Crossan, a former monk with a fiercely political image of Jesus; Hanan Eschel, a Jewish archaeologist who views the ancient Holy Land as something akin to 1960s Berkeley; and the Reverend Thomas Wright, a canon theologian who supports traditional and evangelical views of Jesus, provide keen insights into the life of arguably the most famous man in history
Peter Jennings reporting ecstasy rising( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did an obscure chemical compound become an entire generation's drug of choice? Why has law enforcement gone into overdrive to fight it? Peter Jennings leads a groundbreaking investigation into the faulty science behind the anti-Ecstasy campaign, highlighting the futility of government scare tactics (such as Dr. Ricaurte's insistence that MDMA causes brain damage) and how they have damaged the overall credibility of anti-drug efforts. The program accurately assesses Ecstasy's risks, and incorporates interviews with major players in the Ecstasy saga - including the chemist who first experimented with it, the Dallas businessman who named it and made millions selling it, and the Drug Enforcement Agency officer who led the fight to criminalize it
Peter Jennings Reporting-No Place to Hide( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Examines high-tech monitoring methods that promise greater safety and security but threaten personal privacy. Shows how supercomputers are used to obtain data on American households and how law enforcement and government intelligence agencies rely on this information. Surveillance technology is also used by Las Vegas casinos
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Alternative Names
Jennings Peter Charles

Jennings, Peter Charles 1938-2005

Jennings, Peter Charles Archibald Ewart

Peter Jennings Amerikaans journalist (1938-2005)

Peter Jennings amerykański dziennikarz telewizyjny

Peter Jennings người dẫn chương trình tin tức

Peter Jennings US-amerikanischer Journalist

Дженнингс, Питер

פיטר ג'נינגס

بيتر جينينغز

پیتر جنینگز ژورنالیست آمریکایی

피터 제닝스

ジェニングス, ピーター



English (214)

Chinese (2)

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