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Espar, David

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Most widely held works by David Espar
God in America : how religious liberty shaped America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the sweeping and dramatic story of religious life in America, examining more than 500 years of American religious history, from the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the 2008 presidential election. Examine this history as it has played out in public life, exploring the complex interaction between religion and democracy in the United States; the origins of the American concept of religious liberty; the dynamics of the ever-evolving American religious marketplace; and more
Evolution( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven-part PBS television series discusses all aspects of evolution, exploring the effect of evolutionary science on world society
Nixon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life during his early political career
Triangle fire( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fire that tore through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the gruesome culmination of years of unrest in America's most profitable manufacturing industry. Two years earlier, led by a spontaneous walkout in the same factory, twenty thousand garment workers, in the largest women's strike in American history, took to the streets of New York to protest working conditions. They gained the support of both progressives and leading women in New York's society
The Nuremberg trials( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This American Experience production draws upon rare archival material and eyewitness accounts to re-create the dramatic tribunal that defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day
Darwin's dangerous idea( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matter even more today than it did in his own time, and reveals how science might be used to explain the past and predict the future of life on earth
To the moon( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this expanded two-hour special, the NOVA television program presents the story behind the Apollo space program, including the historic walk on the moon in 1969
Latin music USA( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all
Frontline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episode of "Frontline," examining the tools and techniques used in forensic science to solve criminal cases, discussing inconsistencies and how forensic evidence is presented in the court room, and describing such specific cases as the murder trial of Casey Anthony, the FBI's investigation into the Madrid terrorist bombing, and capital cases in rural Mississippi
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From producer Mark Davis, is the story of two talented scientists, O.C. Marsh and Edward Cope, whose once professional rivalry soured into a bitter personal feud. Together, Marsh and Cope were responsible for identifying more than 142 different species and for introducing dinosaurs into the American imagination, but their legacy would be forever marred by two decades of ruthless infighting, espionage, and sabotage
Klansville U.S.A.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the country, with more members than all the other Southern states combined, during the 1960s
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, bent on conquest, the German strategies became completely amoral, challenging and perhaps ending the concept of 'civilized warfare.' Through interviews with veterans, historians and ethicists from all the countries engaged in World War II, this American Experience film recounts the story of the Anglo-American bombing campaign against Germany, exploring the moral conundrums imposed by the reality of the war
Latin music USA( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video focused on Latin music artists in Chicago was originally part of a series called Latin music USA which highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's up with the weather? (disc 3): Examines recent changes in weather patterns around the world, attempting to discover whether they are natural, temporary glitches in the global climate or the result of global warming
The Kennedys by Phil Whitehead( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons
A science odyssey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of twentieth century scientific adventure
Origins( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enormous advances in technology during the 20th century have allowed us to learn more about ourselves and where we came from. Charles Osgood shares amazing discoveries made by archaeologists, biochemists, paleoanthropologists, and geologists
The Kennedys( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not the story of the individuals, but the saga of "The Kennedys", the family, the clan, shaped by father Joseph's drive, their own distinct personalities and the times in which they lived. This program focuses on the family as they saw themselves and as others saw them
Breadline, 1929 by BBC( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1920s found Americans enjoying the fruits of a new prosperity in a post-war boom. Then, in 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed; banks failed and industry withered. From Europe and the United States to Latin America and Asia, the Great Depression shattered economies and communities worldwide. Workers from the United States, Chile, Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia recall the hungry 1930s
Age of hope, 1900( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1900 to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, interviewees from Europe, Asia, and the United States recount the part they played in the century's early history
 
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