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Silvers, Jonathan

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Most widely held works by Jonathan Silvers
Steal this urine test : fighting drug hysteria in America by Abbie Hoffman( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elusive justice : the search for Nazi war criminals( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the 65-year effort to identify, prosecute, and punish the 20th century's most notorious murderers. In the face of apathy, obstruction, and violence, the men and women who pursued Nazi fugitives not only brought a measure of dignity to the victims of the Holocaust, they also reminded the international community that enemies of humanity must be punished, if humanity is to survive
After Newtown : guns in America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority, and keep the peace. Efforts to curtail their distribution and ownership have triggered epic political battles. On one side, the cry for gun control gets louder with each mass shooting
Red metal : the Copper Country Strike of 1913( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic labor strike that devastated Michigan's Copper Country in 1913 haunts the American labor movement to this day. Among the notable elements of that strike was the death of 73 children at a union Christmas party, a tragedy immortalized by Woody Guthrie in his ballad "1913 Massacre", performed in the film by Steve Earle. The event remains the deadliest unsolved manslaughter in U.S. history
Dead reckoning : war, crime, and justice from WW2 to the war on terror( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the justice model conceived by the Allies in World War II evolved into a standard by which all conflicts are judged. Many decades separate those conflicts, all have been prosecuted according to protocols that the Allies devised for three unique situations: the determination of command responsibility; the pursuit of war criminals; and the accumulation of evidence and testimony at crime scenes
Population six billion( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses problems created by the growing human population, which surpassed the 6 billion mark in 1999. Covers topics such as poverty, illiteracy, the toll on the environment, and water, food and other resource shortages. Addresses the grim realities of life in third-world nations while discussing population control initiatives in Vietnam, Uganda, and Mexico that include family planning, HIV/AIDS testing and counseling, sex education, and efforts to improve the economic status of women
Changing nature : population and environment at a crossroads( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the ecological impact of overpopulation and the effect of urbanization, industrialization & agriculture on the global environment. Concludes that " ... all ecological problems are essentially global and require global solutions"--Back of case
Lives together, worlds apart : men and women in a time of change( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film which chronicles the innovative campaigns and courageous individuals who work tirelessly to combat discrimination against women. Across the world, police, emergency rooms, rape crisis centers and battered women's shelters testify to an increasing incidence of sexual assault and domestic violence that defies race, class, age and religion. This film documents the complex issue of gender equity with segments profiling three countries: Botswana, Morocco and Great Britain, that have struggled with gender issues for decades. Crises in these countries reveal the disparity in the quality of the programs designed to combat the issue
Dead reckoning : war, crime, and justice from WWII to the war on terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the justice model conceived by the Allies in World War II evolved into a standard by which all conflicts are judged. Many decades separate those conflicts, all have been prosecuted according to protocols that the Allies devised for three unique situations: the determination of command responsibility; the pursuit of war criminals; and the accumulation of evidence and testimony at crime scenes
First steps : an international response to the landmine crisis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examining the work of international agencies and humanitarian groups, the program documents mine-removal initiatives in three heavily affected nations: Angola, Albania, and Azerbaijan. With the cooperation of dedicated mine-clearance units, the process is explained from inception to completion, chronicling the training of de-mining troops, the deployment of supporting technologies, and the implementation of the mine-riddance process throughout the host country"--Container
On their own( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this report, originally aired on January 30, 2003, Jonathan Silvers and Jim Wooten report on how the AIDS epidemic has ravaged Africa and is darkening Africa's future. Specifically discusses the plight of AIDS patients and AIDS orphans in Zambia
Child labor in Pakistan by Jonathan Silvers( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An election held hostage : article by Abbie Hoffman( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Steal this urine test : fighting drug hysteria in America
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