WorldCat Identities

Lyman, Will

Works: 654 works in 1,575 publications in 2 languages and 59,661 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Biography  Television programs  Television news programs  Personal narratives  Case studies 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Speaker, Performer, Contributor, Author, Commentator
Classifications: DS557.5, 959.7043
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Will Lyman
Vietnam a television history by Judy Crichton( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
Ghosts of Rwanda( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis
Growing up online by Rachel Dretzin Goodman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FRONTLINE examines the very public private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about how the Internet is transforming childhood. Not so long ago, the digital world was the province of adults, business, and the world of work. Today, there is a very definite teen cyberculture, developed by kids who are growing up online. This digital world provides a private space, where kids communicate with their friends, do schoolwork, and also face the dangers posed by predators and cyberbullies. The Internet is forging a society with fundamentally different properties, leaving parents grapple with the question of how to manage kids interactions with a world where the partition between public and private has effectively disappeared
From Jesus to Christ the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached
Nixon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life from his early political career to his resignation from the presidency
Muslims : an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria and the United States, this program explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, looks at the political forces at work among Muslims around the world, emphasizes Islam's kinship with Christianity and Judaism, and examines the diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people
Why the towers fell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For most people the image of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was not only a scene of unforgettable horror, it was a moment of unimaginable consequence. This follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the scrap steel yards and Ground Zero itself for evidence
The 50 years war : Israel and the Arabs by Norma Percy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins with the 1947 U.N. decision to partition Palestine and charts the ensuing half-century of enmity, warfare, mediation and negotiations. Includes interviews and news clips of heads of state and other military and intelligence leaders. Episodes on the first disc cover Israel's struggle for statehood, including the victories against Arab armies in 1948 and 1967, and the history of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. The concluding program looks at the Yom Kippur War in 1973, the Camp David peace accord in 1978, the start of the Palestinian "Intifada" uprising in 1987, the Oslo agreement in 1993, and the current attempts to consolidate a shaky reconciliation
Inside the meltdown( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of Frontline investigates the causes of the 2008 economic meltdown, the worst American financial crisis in 70 years, and how the government responded. The film chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, Lehman Brothers collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. It also examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't stop and haven't been able to fix
The question of God Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis by Armand M Nicholi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the lives and insights of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis through dramatic storytelling and visual recreations, as well as interviews with biographers and historians. Interspersed throughout the film are discussions among a group of seven participants, moderated by Dr. Armand Nicholi, where Freud and Lewis are brought together in a great debate
Frontline( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... lays bare the science of vaccine safety and examines the increasingly bitter debate between the public health establishment and a formidable populist coalition of parents, celebrities, politicians and activists who are armed with the latest social media tools ... and are determined to resist pressure from the medical and public health establishments to vaccinate, despite established scientific consensus about vaccine safety."--Frontline website
The age of AIDS( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of a 2007 Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism, after more than two decades of stigma, research, and education, Frontline presents the definitive chronicle of one of the worst pandemics ever known. Through interviews with researchers, activists, and patients, Frontline investigates the science, politics and human cost of this disease, and asks: what has been learned, and what must be done to stop AIDS?
Frontline( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary investigates how the credit card industry became so pervasive, lucrative, and politically powerful. Explores the techniques used by the industry to earn large profits and get consumers to take on more debt
Bush's war( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A two-part special series that tells the epic story of how the Iraq War began and how it has been fought, both on the ground and deep inside the government"--Http://
Frontline( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the derivative securities market during the 1990s and explores early warnings of the financial crisis of 2008. Uncovers an intense battle between high-ranking members of the Clinton administration versus Elizabeth Brooksley Born who tried to sound the alarm about the need to regulate the emerging, highly complex, and lucrative derivatives markets. Examines Alan Greenspan's economic policies
What's up with the weather?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines both sides of the global warming debate
China a century of revolution by Sue Williams( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container
Poor Kids by Jezza Neumann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles three young girls and their families living in poverty in the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa, a part of the U.S. hard hit by the economic downturn that began in the late '00s
Frontline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline investigates the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11th and continues today. As big technology companies encouraged users to share more and more information about their lives, they created a trove of data that could be useful not simply to advertisers, but also to the government. The revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden would push Silicon Valley into the center of a debate over privacy and government surveillance
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Vietnam a television history
Alternative Names
Lyman, William Remington, 1948-

Will Lyman acteur américain

Will Lyman Amerikaans acteur

Will Lyman attore statunitense

Will Lyman US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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English (172)

Chinese (1)

Ghosts of RwandaNixonMuslims : an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st centuryWhy the towers fellThe question of God Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis