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Lamb, Brian 1941-

Overview
Works: 493 works in 635 publications in 1 language and 9,869 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Interviews  History  Children's films  Educational films  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Essays  Biographical films  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Host, Editor, Interviewer, Composer, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: E178.6, 973.7092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Lamb
Abraham Lincoln : great American historians on our sixteenth president by Brian Lamb( )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Lincoln's life through essays compiled from original C-Span interviews, with contributions by Doris Kearns Goodwin, James McPherson, Richard Shenkman, Shelby Foote, and other historians
Booknotes : America's finest authors on reading, writing, and the power of ideas by Brian Lamb( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Booknotes" has been a television program for over eight years. C-Span host Brian Lamb talks with authors about their latest books, about writing, and about the power of ideas and the written word
The Supreme Court : a C-SPAN book featuring the justices in their own words by Brian Lamb( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book grew out of an historic opportunity to interview all of the living Supreme Court justices for a C-SPAN feature documentary about the Court, the only time that the nine sitting members and their two retired colleagues have granted interviews to a single television network. Ten of those interviews--the entire current court, plus retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor--are gathered here in this singular collection
Booknotes : stories from American history( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary writers and historians examine specific events that have shaped American history, from the Boston Tea Party to the final days of the first Bush administration
Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites by Brian Lamb( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb? provides a guide to all 41 presidential gravesites, including sites selected for living presidents. Each chapter focuses on one president and includes birth and death dates the time, place, and cause of death final words location of the gravesite and price of admission. Photos of each gravesite and original oil portraits of each president supplement the narrative, which tells about the circumstances of each man's death, funeral services, and last wishes
Booknotes : life stories : notable biographers on the people who shaped America by Brian Lamb( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays by various biographers based on interviews originally held on the television program Booknotes
Booknotes : on American character by Brian Lamb( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary writers and historians examine America's national character, looking at events throughout history, including the 1876 presidential election, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War
America's town hall( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives by Brian Lamb( Book )

6 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offers a complete ranking of United States presidents from best to worst based on their leadership skills, moral authority, and ability to persuade the public." --
Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites by Brian Lamb( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the gravesites of every American president and offers photographs and information on their lives and final resting place
Presidential libraries : history uncovered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve part series featuring the libraries of the modern presidents that are part of the presidential libraries system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Each presents an overview of the life and career of the president drawing from the film and sound recordings, letters, documents and artifacts held by the libraries. Library officials give guided tours of the libraries and respond to telephone calls and electronic mail. Richard Norton Smith, the series historian and consultant, participates from the studio in Washington, D.C
The Presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives by Brian Lamb( )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete rankings of our best--and worst--presidents, based on C-SPAN's much-cited Historians Surveys of Presidential Leadership. Over a period of decades, C-SPAN has surveyed leading historians on the best and worst of America's presidents across a variety of categories--their ability to persuade the public, their leadership skills, the moral authority, and more. The crucible of the presidency has forged some of the very best and very worst leaders in our national history, along with much in between.Based on interviews conducted over the years with a variety of presidential biographers, this book provides not just a complete ranking of our presidents, but stories and analyses that capture the character of the men who held the office. From Abraham Lincoln's political savvy and rhetorical gifts to James Buchanan's indecisiveness, this book teaches much about what makes a great leader--and what does not.As America looks ahead to our next election, this book offers perspective and criteria that may help us choose our next leader wisely
Disabled in Britain : behind closed doors : the carers' experience by Brian Lamb( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booknotes on American character : people, politics, and conflict in American history by Brian Lamb( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays by various authors based on interviews origially held on the television program Booknotes
George Washington by Mike Venezia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the military and political career of the 1st president of the United States, tour Mount Vernon (Washington's home), and answer questions called in by viewers
Booknotes : life stories : ninety notable biographers on the people who shaped our world( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous biographers discuss how they became interested in the historical figures they study, how they conduct their research, and how their research has been influenced by other writers
James K. Polk( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians describe the life and political career of the 11th president of the United States, tour the James K. Polk Home (Columbia, Tenn.) and answer questions called in by viewers
Grover Cleveland by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of Grover Cleveland are discussed, with a tour of the Grover Cleveland Birthplace National Historic Site. Viewer telephone calls are taken
William Henry Harrison : American presidents : life portraits( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians describe the military and political career of the 9th president of the United States, the documentary edition of his papers, tour the Tippecanoe battleground, and answer questions called in by viewers
Abraham Lincoln by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians describe the military and political career of the 16th president of the United States, tour the Lincoln Home National Historical Site, and answer questions called in by viewers
 
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Abraham Lincoln : great American historians on our sixteenth president
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Booknotes : America's finest authors on reading, writing, and the power of ideasThe Supreme Court : a C-SPAN book featuring the justices in their own wordsBooknotes : stories from American historyWho's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesitesBooknotes : life stories : notable biographers on the people who shaped AmericaBooknotes : on American characterWho's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesitesBooknotes on American character : people, politics, and conflict in American historyBooknotes : life stories : ninety notable biographers on the people who shaped our world
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English (99)