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Sawyer, Diane 1945-

Overview
Works: 260 works in 328 publications in 1 language and 5,031 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Television feature stories  Excerpts  Case studies 
Roles: Reporter, Narrator, Interviewer, Host, Commentator
Classifications: GC221.2, 363.349
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Tsunami wave of destruction ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 391 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
Domestic violence faces of fear ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 349 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
True colors ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows two college educated men in their mid-thirties, one black, one white, as they involve themselves in a variety of everyday situations in St. Louis, Missouri, to test levels of prejudice based on skin colors
Mel Gibson's passion an interview with Mel Gibson ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 171 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
True colors ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 170 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
Cruel intentions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines teenage cyberbullying and its effect on those involved
Behind Kremlin walls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guided tour of some of the palaces and cathedrals within the Kremlin
Diane Sawyer in China Video Clip Collection ( )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 119 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 96 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 iluminating and sometimes disturbing stories. Contains mature content ; viewer discretion is advised."--Container
Hard times teens in maximum security prisons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 94 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."
The Week that shook the world the Soviet coup ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 92 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 )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 88 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
Cisco's John Chambers the best boss in America ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He refuses to accept perks. He shares his company's vast wealth with his employees. He even hands out ice cream. Who is this man call "the high priest of good management?" ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer talks with John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, about the dynamics of his lean and highly motivated "Team Cisco"--Plus pivotal experiences that have shaped his unusual management style
The Persian Gulf images of a conflict ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details a history of the conflict in the Persian Gulf including how the war started, footage of bombings and weaponry, an analysis of how the Pentagon fought the war, and interviews with key people involved in the war. Interviews included are of Saddam Hussein and Diane Sawyer occurring before the war and an interview of General Schwarzkopf conducted by Barbara Walters
Age & attitudes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this ABC News "Prime Time Live" special report, Diane Sawyer leads a team of discrimination testers undercover to get a first hand look at the employers who conducted interviews. Shows that younger interviewees were complimented and encouraged or told about career opportunities, and older candidates were patronized or offered partime work only
Lost in the mirror ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the subject of multiple personalities, also known as dissociative identity disorder. The program features interviews with two women who have had this disorder, one of whom is Chris Sizemore. Under hypnosis, several of Ms. Sizemore's 22 personalities were demonstrated on television in the 1950s, and footage from those broadcasts is included. Her story was also dramatized in the film 'The three faces of Eve.' Includes commentary from three psychologists: David and Herbert Spiegel, and Richard Moskovitz, author of the book 'Lost in the mirror.'
Elder abuse America's growing crime ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigates several cases of elder abuse, including neglect, mistreatment, and financial exploitation
A Hidden America Children of the Mountains ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isolated pockets in Central Appalachia have three times the national poverty rate, an epidemic of prescription drug abuse, the shortest life span in the nation, toothlessness, cancer and chronic depression. But also in Appalachia young fighters and dreamers filled with hope struggle to survive: a high school football superstar who sleeps in his truck; a 12-year-old who wants nothing more than her own bed and a cupboard full of food; an 18-year-old who must decide whether or not to spend the rest of his life in the coal mines; and all 11-year-old determined to saver her mother's life. Diane Sawyer reports on America's children living in poverty in Appalachia. -- From publisher's description
The Church of Scientology ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebroadcast of a 20/20 episode on the Church of Scientology exploring the controversial church's history, mission and practices, including interviews with disciples and deserters and footage of an "auditing session."
Foster care system in crisis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 61 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
 
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Alternative Names
Sawyer, Lila Diane, 1945-
Languages
English (61)
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