WorldCat Identities

Lamb, Brian 1941-

Overview
Works: 462 works in 555 publications in 1 language and 9,694 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Essays  Miscellanea  Guidebooks  Biography‚Ä°vAnecdotes  Tours  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Host, Composer, Editor, Narrator, Interviewer
Classifications: E178.6, 973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Lamb
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 1,085 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
Booknotes : stories from American history by Brian Lamb( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 979 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 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays by various biographers based on interviews originally held on the television program Booknotes
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 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the gravesites of every American president and offers photographs and information on their lives and final resting place
Abraham Lincoln : great American historians on our sixteenth president by Brian Lamb( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 687 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
The Supreme Court : a C-SPAN book featuring the justices in their own words by Susan Swain, Mark Farkas Brian Lamb( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 590 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 : on American character( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 567 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 by Brian Lamb( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oval Office an historical perspective, 1934-1993( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 64 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 26 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 26 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
James K. Polk( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 26 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
Thomas Jefferson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 23 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
William Henry Harrison American presidents : life portraits( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 22 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
John Adams by David G McCullough( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David McCullough describes the life and political career of the 2nd president of the United States. The Adam's National Historic Park (Quincy, Mass.) is shown and viewer questions are answered
Abraham Lincoln( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 21 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
Grover Cleveland( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 20 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
James Monroe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians describe the life and political career of the 5th president of the United States, tour the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 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 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Quincy Adams( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the political career of the 6th president of the United States, tour the Massachusetts Historical Society, and answer questions called in by viewers
 
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Booknotes : America's finest authors on reading, writing, and the power of ideas
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Booknotes : stories from American historyBooknotes : life stories : notable biographers on the people who shaped AmericaWho's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesitesAbraham Lincoln : great American historians on our sixteenth presidentThe Supreme Court : a C-SPAN book featuring the justices in their own wordsBooknotes : on American characterBooknotes on American character : people, politics, and conflict in American history