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Wolff, Perry

Overview
Works: 91 works in 134 publications in 1 language and 3,853 library holdings
Genres: History  Art  Documentary films  Fiction  War films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Motion pictures  Educational television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Editor, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, Director
Classifications: F204.W5, 917.53
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Perry Wolff
 
Most widely held works by Perry Wolff
A tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy by Perry Wolff( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the TV program of the same name
Crucible of empire the Spanish-American War( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... examines the colorful characters and historic events surrounding this 100-year-old war and its relevance through the 20th century. Using reenactments, interviews with noted authors and popular historians, and more than a dozen newly arranged popular songs from the period, Crucible of empire looks at the influence of race, economics, new technologies and the news media on America's decision to go to war"--Container
A tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy the historic 1962 televised broadcast( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tour through the redecorated White House conducted by Mrs. John F. Kennedy. Dramatizes the meaning and significance of the White House by focusing on figures who lived in the White House and those who contributed to its construction and reconstruction. Discusses the function and administration of the Chief Executive's home and headquarters, as well as the duties and responsibilities of the Presidency. President Kennedy makes a brief appearance
Black history lost, stolen or strayed by Bill Cosby( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how American historians have tended to ignore, downplay or improperly document several significant achievements by black Americans
Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

December 7, 1941: A recreation that incorporates footage of the actual Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
World War II with Walter Cronkite( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Cronkite gives his own fascinating perspective on the war using his experience as a war correspondent in Europe
Joan Miró by Joan Miró( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lecture, Rosamond Bernier discusses Miro's life and art, and reminisces about her acquaintance with him
The Vanishing family crisis in Black America( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the problems of Black single-parent families in Newark, N.J. In conversations with unmarried parents, Moyers talks about patterns of teen-age pregnancy, the role of welfare, and the changes in values among Black families
Images of Jesus( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the visual representations of Jesus that have appeared throughout the history of art
Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Know your enemy, Japan: An American propaganda film designed to give the American soldier a look into the mentality of the enemy in Japan
The selling of the Pentagon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes a critical look at some of the promotional public relations activities of the U.S. Defense Department. It shows businessmen observing war games, officers on lecture tours, films available for rental, and sidewalk displays. The program examines the cost and scope of these activities and questions whether their expense is warranted in peacetime. When broadcast on prime time television, the film caused tremendous controversy
The Israelis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the complicated temperament and nature of the people in the State of Israel. It is hoped the thousands of Arabs living among the Jews will help pave the way for ultimate peace in the Middle East
Modern masters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lecture, Rosamond Bernier presents Miro's life and art, and reminisces about her acquaintance with him
America's darkest day Pearl Harbor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pearl Harbor : America's darkest day" (2001) goes through various points in question regarding the December 7th, 1941 attack, such as: why were American troops caught completely off-guard?, and did President Roosevelt know the attack was coming? Also, shows actual Japanese footage of the events leading up to the brutal attack. "December 7th" (1943) is Hollywood's reconstruction of the events at Pearl Harbor on the day of the Japanese attack. Historically, the film is accurate in every detail. "Kamikaze" (1961) documents through Allied and Japanese newsreel film, the war in the Pacific from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Includes more Japanese footage from their home front. "Kill That Zero" includes actual cockpit dogfight footage, Japanese footage of aviators in training and the Zero under construction
The friend; a novel by Perry Wolff( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War novel, with emphasis on an incident during the Battle of the Bulge
20 years on the road with Charles Kuralt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Kuralt began his now famous television show On the road in 1967 for CBS. This program, made in 1987, is a compilation of the highlights of twenty years of his television journalism - a touching, funny and sometimes rather amazing look at people and places across the United States
Kamikaze( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents through Allied and Japanese newsreel film, the war in the Pacific from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
World War II with Walter Cronkite( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrator Walter Cronkite introduces segments of actuality footage from World War II which have been edited together with a music, sound effects and voice-over track to illustrate the following stories: the war in New Guinea, the war in the Aleutians, the role of the United States aircraft carrier the Enterprise in the Pacific, and the United States treatment of its Nisei population during the war. Themes include the problems of fighting soldiers (Japanese) who are taught to fight to the death, the role of weather in the conduct of battle, the internment of the Nisei population in the West, and racial prejudice against Orientals
Flags of empires( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of World War II documentaries, focusing on the war in the Pacific
20th-century painters masters of color( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contributions of Matisse and Picasso to 20th century painting, emphasizing the artists' respective use of color
 
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Alternative Names
Wolff, Perry Sidney

Languages
English (62)

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Joan Miró