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Lamb, Brian 1941-

Overview
Works: 485 works in 616 publications in 1 language and 10,176 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  Educational films  History  Children's films  Juvenile works  Biographical television programs  Anecdotes  Nonfiction films  Essays 
Roles: Author, Host, Interviewer, Editor, Composer, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: E332, 973.46092
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( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,920 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
Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites by Brian Lamb( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,170 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 : 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 1,040 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 )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 965 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 906 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
Booknotes : life stories : notable biographers on the people who shaped America by Brian Lamb( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 814 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 513 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 )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 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
The Oval Office : an historical perspective, 1934-1993( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Lamb interviews various people connected with the Oval Office who provide anecdotes about their experiences with presidents from Kennedy to Reagan involving this room in the White House. These include Pierre Salinger, Michael Deaver, Jack Valenti, Brent Scowcroft, Jody Powell, and Helen Thomas. Interviews with Presidents Clinton and Ford. Rex Scouten, White House curator is also introduced. Richard Norton Smith of the Hoover Presidential Library provides historical perspective on the presidents as they relate to the Oval Office from Roosevelt to the present
Presidential libraries : history uncovered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 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
George Washington by Horatio Greenough( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 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 on American character : people, politics, and conflict in American history by Brian Lamb( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays by various authors based on interviews origially held on the television program Booknotes
James K. Polk( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 15 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
William Henry Harrison : American presidents : life portraits( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 15 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
Grover Cleveland by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 14 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
Abraham Lincoln by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 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
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

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

Historians and others describe the political career of the 3rd president of the United States, tour Monticello (Charlottsville, Va.), 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 13 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
Life portrait of Thomas Jefferson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the political career of the 3rd president of the United States, tour Monticello (Charlottsville, Va.), and answer questions called in by viewers
 
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Abraham Lincoln : great American historians on our sixteenth president
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Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesitesBooknotes : 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 historyBooknotes : life stories : notable biographers on the people who shaped AmericaBooknotes : on American characterBooknotes on American character : people, politics, and conflict in American historyBooknotes : life stories : ninety notable biographers on the people who shaped our world
Languages
English (95)