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Sawyer, Diane 1945-

Works: 311 works in 404 publications in 1 language and 8,045 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Educational films  Internet videos  Interviews  History  Television feature stories  Case studies  Detective and mystery stories  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Reporter, Narrator, Host, Interviewer, Commentator
Classifications: PS3569.A8648, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Diane Sawyer
True colors( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the revolutions of the sixties, we've claimed great strides in the fight for equality: laws have been enacted, legal precedences set, and codes enforced. What, in reality, have we accomplished? Diane Sawyer, ABC's PrimeTime host, follows two men, equal in all measurable aspects, except skin color, as they involve in a variety of situations to test levels of prejudice based on skin color
Tsunami wave of destruction( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the chain of events that led to the devastating destruction in South Asia and explores the impact of relief efforts in the region. It explains the science of tsunamis and looks back at other catastrophic natural disasters
The Cinderella murders by Diane Sawyer( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kelly Madison returns home from an extensive European business trip and discovers that her sister Meg has been missing for three weeks, she immediately rushes to the seaside resort town of Belvista, New Jersey, where Meg was last seen. The police, finding no evidence of foul play, have closed the case, but Kelly is adamant that something terrible has happened. As Kelly searches frantically for her sister, she hears disturbing rumors about several missing women, a serial killer, and a cover-up perpetrated by local business leaders. At Kelly's urging, brash Detective Luke Campbell, a specialist in crime-solving techniques, re-opens Meg's case. When Kelly helps him run down clues, the crazed killer proclaims Kelly his next victim. Without revealing his identity, he attacks anyone who defends her. As the violence escalates, town secrets emerge. While trying to save her sister, Kelly places herself squarely in harm's way. It's up to Luke and his trained officers to save Kelly while she endeavors to save herself and Meg before time runs out
Domestic violence faces of fear( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the crosscultural phenomenon of domestic violence and looks at how the medical community, law enforcement agencies, and corporate America are helping to end the silence. Highlights innovative responses throughout the country and around the world
The treasures of Montauk Cove by Diane Sawyer( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photojournalist Lilli Masters returns to Grayrocks, a resort town on Long Island's North Fork, intending to photograph the weekend history conference and forget about handsome and heroic Zack Faraday, who has broken her heart. But when she rescues a bottle of wine that has washed ashore missing its label, her life takes an unexpected and dangerous turn. She finds herself embroiled in decades-old intrigue that includes mysterious symbols, historic correspondence, a secret vault, an underwater passageway, and threats on her life. All appear to be parts of a disturbing and dangerous puzzle relating to two murders that occurred at Montauk Cove near where Lilli found the wine. If she can survive and uncover the mystery of the treasure, Lilli vows to finally find time for the mystery closer to her heart: Zack Faraday
The Montauk steps by Diane Sawyer( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilli Masters, a photojournalist, arrives in Grayrocks, a resort town on Long Island, eager to photograph the rambunctious Labor Day activities. When she checks into Baywatch Inn and discovers that two women are missing, she promises Gram Jenkins, the innkeeper, to look for them. That turns into an unexpectedly pleasant task when handsome New York City detective Zack Faraday, visiting for the weekend, offers to help. Soon after Lilli photographs the area surrounding the Montauk Steps, a ceremonial site sacred to the Montauk Indians, a mysterious stranger destroys her work. As his violent behavior escalates, Lilli is convinced that her photographs offer clues to the whereabouts of the missing women and that her fate is connected to theirs. Caught up in the ensuing manhunt and running for her life, Lilli struggles to save herself and the people she has come to care about
The Tomoka mystery by Diane Sawyer( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilly Masters has a choice: join her brother in Peru to photograph butterflies or join Zack Faraday, the love of her life, in Daytona Beach, Florida, to photograph Harley Davidson bikers. She chooses love and the adventure begins. Picking up where the relationship left off in Grayrocks, Long Island, Zack and Lilly head to Florida under the pretense of a married couple visiting his sister. However, Detective Zack Faraday is there undercover to investigate the whereabouts of Benjamin Voda, a cold-blooded killer who is wanted in New York City. Zack is also in Florida to patch up his relationship with his sister, who is confined to a wheelchair after an accident. Almost immediately, a ruthless crew of men begin stalking and threatening Zack, Lilly, and all their new friends in Florida. They find themselves swept up in the unusual yet dangerous world of bikers, orchid collectors, alligators, and murder
Cruel intentions( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The teenage years have always been tough-but digital technology has raised the dangers of the social battlefield to a whole new level. This ABC News program reports on how cell phones, digital cameras, and personal websites encourage and amplify the frequent cruelty of teen behavior. With the help of an experiment conducted by Brigham Young University child development researchers, the program analyzes the behavior of a group of teenage girls as they use online verbal innuendos and emotional attacks to vie for attention and create a social hierarchy. The program also looks at the difficulties parents face in monitoring what kids do on the Internet."--Website
The Montauk mystery by Diane Sawyer( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Matt Revington roars into Grayrocks, a resort town on Long Island, the locals, who consider all Revingtons land-stealing opportunists, treat him as a spoiled and greedy outsider. Surviving their hostile reception, Matt offers Annie Devane a summer job on an archeological expedition to the nearby Shell Islands. Once the home of the Montauk Indians, the islands are currently at the center of a debate between the developers and environmentalists. Thrilled about using her photography skills and immediately attracted to Matt, Annie accepts, despite the foreseeable criticism. As the expedition progresses, Annie's suspicions about helping a Revington turn to anger when she discovers the archeology team's true mission. Fear, however, prevails when she and Matt uncover startling information that threatens their lives and the future of the Shell Islands
Diane Sawyer in China Video Clip Collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China's global influence has grown enormously since the turn of the new century. Now the second-largest economy in the world, its citizens are buying up consumer goods both domestically and from abroad in record numbers. In this collection of 12 ABC News segments, anchor Diane Sawyer travels from Beijing to Shanghai exploring life in the Asian nation and the part the U.S. has played in shaping its economic initiatives. Clip duration ranges from 2 to 5 minutes
The sexting crisis video clip collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of six ABC News segments makes clear the dangers involved in what has become known as 'sexting'. Parents, educators, legal authorities, and teens all take part in these illuminating and sometimes disturbing stories. Sexting and Teens: A look at the disturbing trend of kids snapping lewd photos with their phones -- and the legal fallout. Vicky Mabrey visits a Pennsylvania town in which a teenage girl and other students face charges for what they see as harmless texting. The Consequences of Sexting: Twenty percent of teens admit to engaging in X-rated text messaging. Gigi Stone reports on two teen boys who forwarded nude photos of a female classmate and will likely be charged with transmission of child pornography. Sexting Spreading Among Teens: Sending explicit pictures using cell phones is becoming increasingly popular among young people. Gigi Stone presents stories of arrests and prosecutions from around the country. Teen Sex Gone Viral: A profile of 18-year-old Phillip Alpert, who was forced to register as a sex offender after being convicted of trafficking in child porn -- specifically, photos of his 16-year-old girlfriend, emailed in a moment of anger. Parents Discuss Sexting with Teens: Diane Sawyer moderates a group talk involving parents, teens, and experts -- covering the basic issue of sexting, its short- and long-term consequences, and ways to educate young people about steering clear of it. Parental Text Control: Becky Worley examines the uses and implications of software and other high-tech protective measures which can help parents prevent the unsafe use of cell phones, digital photos, and text messaging" (home page)
Mel Gibson's passion an interview with Mel Gibson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this special edition of "Primetime", ABC News' Diane Sawyer interviews filmmaker Mel Gibson about his highly controversial movie, "The Passion of the Christ." Gibson discusses his own religious beliefs with Sawyer and explains how his faith helped him overcome struggles with addiction and other personal problems at a spiritual low point in his life. He responds to charges that the movie's portrayal of the Jewish role in the death of Christ will encourage anti-Semitism. In addition, he explains why he felt it necessary to exhibit such a graphic depiction of Christ's crucifixion on film and discusses his decision to tell the story in both Aramaic and Latin. Sawyer also interviews Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League. Religious scholars, members of the clergy and others assess the film's potential impact."--Container
Don't shoot : I want to grow up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At least 419 people were killed in 2012 across a dozen neighborhoods in Chicago-more than all the U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan during the same time period. The cause? Gangs and their turf wars. In this multi-segment ABC News program, Cynthia McFadden, Diane Sawyer, and the crews of Nightline and World News collaborate on something unprecedented: they gather 38 members of rival local gangs in one room to talk candidly about the slaughter and consider ways to make it stop. The program also looks at initiatives designed to raise anti-violence awareness and to help troubled young adults find meaningful activities to fill their time in peaceful and productive ways. How many of Chicago's gang members will step up and take a chance on change?
Behind Kremlin walls( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guided tour of some of the palaces and cathedrals within the Kremlin
Foster care a system in crisis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This compilation of ABC News segments reports on the complex, ongoing challenges facing families and organizations that shelter endangered children."--Container
Hard times teens in maximum security prisons( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows prison life at the Western Youth Institution in Morganton, North Carolina, a prison for juvenile offenders. ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer reports through the experiences of four new teenage inmates--one only 13 years old. A follow-up two years later reveals the impact of their incarceration on their minds and bodies best summed up by the words of one of the four: "This is not the place to be."
Punishing parents( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Stossel gathers opinions in the heated debate over accountability for a child's delinquent actions by talking with parents, children, teens, survivors, and the judges who are handing down rulings on where exactly to place blame. Suits against parents for alleged criminal negligence in cases of school shootings, underage drinking and drug use, DWI-related deaths involving minors, and acts of vandalism are addressed. Indecent behavior on and off school grounds is also discussed
Heroin, the new high school high( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the increased popularity of the drug heroin among teenagers and the effects the drug has on their lives
The Week that shook the world the Soviet coup( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of ABC News coverage of the coup in the Soviet Union in August, 1991. It starts with the first special report on August 19th, and runs through the reports of August 25th
Judgment at midnight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows an inmate waiting to die and a prison preparing to execute him. Takes viewers from the cellblock, to the execution chamber, to preparation of the lethal injection, and into the mind of inmate Antonio James as he prepares to pay the ultimate price for his crimes
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The Cinderella murders
Alternative Names
Dajana Sojer

Diane Sawyer amerikansk journalist och nyhetsankare

Diane Sawyer giornalista statunitense

Diane Sawyer US-amerikanische TV-Journalistin und Moderatorin

Sawyer, Lila Diane, 1945-

Дајана Сојер

Сойер, Дайан

דיאן סויר

دایان سایر ژورنالیست آمریکایی

ديان سوير

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English (77)

The treasures of Montauk CoveThe Montauk stepsThe Tomoka mysteryThe Montauk mystery