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Wolff, Perry

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Most widely held works by Perry Wolff
A tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy by Perry Wolff( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 1,202 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 821 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 )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 321 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 295 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 )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamikaze: Documents the Pacific War, beginning with Japanese preparations for the bombing of Pearl Harbor and ending with U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, raising questions about why the U.S. was unaware that Pearl Harbor might be bombed
World War II with Walter Cronkite( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Cronkite gives his own fascinating perspective on the war using his experience as a war correspondent in Europe
Images of Jesus( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Jesus lived, no one made a record of His face. In His time, no one made a picture, nor a sketch, nor a painting. Since then every image of Jesus came from the minds and hands of those who lived after He died. Thus begins this fascinating film, produced by award-winning filmmaker Perry Wolff, which traces the evolving look of Christ from the first figurations from 320 AD of Jesus as an astonished shepherd boy, to the present day. This is the definitive art history of Jesus Christ. Wolff documents the wooden icons of the Eastern church. The stained glass windows of the great cathedrals. The fresco paintings of the poorer churches. Woodcuts on paper. Silk paintings from the east. Giotto's Lamentation... Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper... The Pieta... The Sistine Chapel... Michelangelo's The Last Judgment... El Greco's Allegory of the Holy League... The dead Christ by Paul Manet... Paul Gauguin's green Christ and yellow Christ... Marc Chagall's stained glass crucifixion... Pablo Picasso's crucifixion... Salvador Dali's Last Supper... Rembrandt's infant Jesus... De la Tour's sleeping savior... Tiepolo's three wise men who came to adore Christ... Jerome Bosch. Mantegna. Albert Durer. Lorenzo Ghiberti. Mantegna. Velazquez. Zubaran. William Holman Hunt. Titian. El Greco. While Jesus lived, no one made a record of his face. No sketch, no painting, no photograph. The look of Jesus has been created by man. The face of every Jesus you see was made by someone's mind and hand. Famous artists... and unknown artists. From different places and different ages. For two thousand years the sacred mysteries of Christianity have inspired artists of every generation. The look of Jesus emerges from the history of art
Joan Miró by Joan Miró( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 82 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 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the visual representations of Jesus that have appeared throughout the history of art
The selling of the Pentagon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 32 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
America's darkest day : Pearl Harbor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 29 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
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
The friend; a novel by Perry Wolff( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War novel, with emphasis on an incident during the Battle of the Bulge
The Israelis( Visual )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 23 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
20 years on the road with Charles Kuralt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 22 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
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
The Pacific perimeter ; The war against Japan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pacific perimeter: A chronicle of war waged on the fringes of the Pacific theater, from the steamy jungles of New Guinea to the frozen Aleutian Islands. Includes information of the internment of Japanese-Americans
20th-century painters : masters of color( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contributions of Matisse and Picasso to 20th century painting, emphasizing the artists' respective use of color
Impressionism and beyond( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of Impressionism. Presents an overview of important Impressionist painters. Includes a segment on Vincent van Gogh
 
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Crucible of empire : the Spanish-American War
Alternative Names
Wolff, Perry Sidney

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