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Conyers, John Jr 1929-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 158 publications in 1 language and 1,498 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Children's films  History  Biography  Biographical films  Educational films  Television news programs  Interviews 
Roles: Interviewee, Speaker, Author, Commentator
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 323.092
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American blackout( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. Chronicles the patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney
Uncounted : the new math of American elections( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The election fraud that changed the outcome of the 2004 election led to even greater fraud in 2006, and now looms as an unbridled threat to the 2008 election."--Container
What went wrong in Ohio : the Conyers report on the 2004 presidential election by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of an investigation into irregularities reported in the 2004 Presidential election in Ohio, compiled by the Democratic staff of the House Judiciary Committee
Reining in the imperial presidency : lessons and recommendations relating to the presidency of George W. Bush : House Committee on the Judiciary majority staff report to Chairman John C. Conyers, Jr by John Conyers( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contains 47 separate recommendations designed to restore the traditional checks and balances of our constitutional system. Recommendations include calls for continued Committee investigation, a blue ribbon commission to fully investigate administration activities, and independent criminal probes"--House Judiciary Committee web site
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable John Conyers, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Congressman John Conyers, Jr. was born in 1929, in Detroit, Michigan. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit. Conyers began his political career as an aide to Michigan Congressman John Dingell. In 1964, Conyers was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on a platform of jobs, justice and peace. Social justice and economic opportunity were focal points of Conyers' political career. He was first African American leader on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. Conyers attached crucial civil rights measures to the 1994 Omnibus Crime Bill, including the Racial Justice Act and the Police Accountability Act. Conyers generated the Justice Department's national study on police brutality, and conducted hearings in several cities on criminal justice matters. He was a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Conyers, the longest-serving African American in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives, was also Dean of the House
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Secretary of Defense William Cohen discusses Osama bin Laden; William Bennett, Patricia Ireland, and John Conyers discuss the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal; insights and analysis from James Carville and Mary Matalin
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Republican Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Henry Hyde on the possibility impeachment and the future of President Clinton. John Conyers comments on whether or not impeachment proceedings will. Author, Bill Bennett, responds to James Carville's comments on Newt Gingrich. Ross Perot discusses his thoughts on President Clinton
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Clair Shipman reports on the Attorney General's investigation into President Clinton; Senator Orrin Hatch and Congressmen John Conyers and Henry Hyde discuss the investigation into President Clinton's fundraising activities; Senators John McCain, Russ Feingold, and Mitch McConnell discuss money in politics and the need for campaign finance reform; insights and analysis from William Safire, Gwen Ifill, Lisa Myers, and Michael Weisskopf
Now is the time : healthcare for everybody( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The United States pays nearly twice as much for healthcare as any other industrialized nation, yet it still does not provide care for all of its citizens. While the Affordable Care Act has helped somepeople, many of us are feeling the pinch of rising costs and narrowing networks. Polls show that 58% of Americans favor a national publicly funded healthcare program. So why has the U.S. Congress not yet passed -- or even considered -- such a plan? This documentary delves into what single payer healthcare is, how it saves money, and what behind-the-scenes heroes are doing to clear the fog of misperception that keeps us from moving forward"--Back cover
Rosa Parks memorial service( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Televised coverage of the memorial service for civil rights legend Rosa Parks. Participants pay tribute to Ms. Parks as a catalyst of the civil rights movement, her legacy as a voice for the black community, and her service to the nation, in passionate speeches and with music
As the Negro see it by Whitney M Young( Recording )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Downing Street minutes and pre-war intelligence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rep. John Conyers, Jr., and other Democrats hold a public meeting concerning the "Downing Street Memo" and pre-war intelligence on Iraq. Witnesses attending the meeting talked about the documents, the Bush administration policy planning following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, intelligence estimates on Iraqi weapons programs, and public statements made by officials prior to the announcement of military action against Iraq. Members also talked about refusals by Republican leaders to acknowledge the pre-war planning and reluctance to investigate the matter in oversight hearings. The meeting was held in HC-9 rather than the normal Judiciary Committee hearing room due to Republican objections that the meeting was not an official hearing
Hearing on the "Downing Street" memo( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony before Rep. John Conyers, Jr. by: Ambassador Joseph Wilson, Cindy Sheehan, Ray McGovern, Johon Bonifaz. They discussed "the so-called Downing Street Memorandum of July 2002, and the assertion contained therein that in the Bush administration the intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy to remove Saddam through military action justified by the conuunction of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction"--Page 6-7
The disenfranchisement of ex-felons by Elizabeth Hull( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 2004 presidential election, 4,686,539 Americans-a population greater than the city of Los Angeles-were barred from the polls. In a country that has extended suffrage to virtually every other class of citizen, ex-felons are the sole segment of our population deemed unworthy to exercise what the Supreme Court has called ""the right preservative of all other rights, "" the right to vote. The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons provides a comprehensive overview of the history, nature, and far-reaching sociological and political consequences of denying ex-felons the right to v
Jazz--an American art form by David Baker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the background and interests of the National Jazz Service Organization, the Black cultural roots of jazz, and problems of surviving as a jazz performer. Sponsored by the National Jazz Service Organization, Berklee College of Music, and the University of Massachussets
Police brutality in the United States : June 25, 1980( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at allegations of police brutality against officers of the Los Angeles Police Department through interviews with L.A. Police chief, Daryl Gates and Mayor, Tom Bradley. Moves on to examine the New York City Police Department through interviews with police officers and others
The Hidden costs of the military( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the indirect costs of the military establishment including veterans' benefits and the enormous cost of military weapons due to the specialized research and special rules for defense contractors. Recent attempts to create "dual use" from military research may or may not succeed. Includes film clips of statements by President Eisenhower, Secretary of Defense Les Aspin, Senator James Sasser, and citizens
G. Mennen Williams sound recordings by G. Mennen Williams( Recording )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recordings of speeches, appearances on radio and television programs, and campaign messages and debates; include political broadcasts, especially relating to the campaigns of 1950-1960 and 1966; tapes of Nancy Williams' television programs, 1956; and tapes of Republican Party program, Talking Point, 1956
 
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American blackout
Alternative Names
Conyers, John, 1929-

John Conyers American politician from Michigan

John Conyers Amerikaans politicus

John Conyers amerikai politikus

John Conyers amerikansk politikar

John Conyers amerikansk politiker

John Conyers politicien américain

John Conyers politico e avvocato statunitense

John Conyers US-amerikaanschen Politiker

John Conyers US-amerikanesche Politiker

John Conyers US-amerikanischer Politiker

John Conyers yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

Джон Коньєрс

Коньерс, Джон

جان کنیرس سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

جون كونيرز سياسي أمريكي

ジョン・コニャーズ

约翰·康耶斯

約翰·科尼爾斯

Languages
English (65)

Covers
Uncounted : the new math of American electionsWhat went wrong in Ohio : the Conyers report on the 2004 presidential electionReining in the imperial presidency : lessons and recommendations relating to the presidency of George W. Bush : House Committee on the Judiciary majority staff report to Chairman John C. Conyers, JrThe disenfranchisement of ex-felons