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Hockenberry, John

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A river out of Eden : a novel by John Hockenberry( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Francine Smoholla occupies a precarious position. As a U.S. government marine biologist, she is fighting to save salmon threatened by the dams that supply Washington's hydroelectric power. But as a Chinook Indian, she finds herself torn between the colliding forces of technology and environmentalism. She has seen the catastrophic effects the dams have on her tribe's ancestral land, livelihood, and traditional ways of life. When power company workers and forest service employees start turning up dead with elaborate native harpoons in their backs, suspicion quickly falls on the Chinook."--Jacket
Remaking American medicine : health care for the 21st century( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines critical health care issues facing America today, including patient safety, medical and medication errors, hospital-acquired infections, family-centered care and the effective management of chronic disease. The program focuses on the advances being made in improving the quality of patient care and features profiles of providers and patients who are working together to change the way health care is provided in the United States
Climate of doubt( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years ago, climate change was hot. Politicians from both parties, pressed by an anxious public, seemed poised to act. But that was then. Today, public opinion about the climate issue has cooled, and politicians either ignore the issue or loudly proclaim their skepticism of scientific evidence that human activity is imperiling the planet. What's behind this reversal? FRONTLINE goes inside the organizations that fought the scientific establishment to shift the direction of the climate debate
Fixed : the science/fiction of human enhancement( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From bionic limbs and neural implants to prenatal screening, researchers around the world are hard at work developing a myriad of technologies to fix or enhance the human body. FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement takes a close look at the drive to be 'better than human' and the radical technological innovations that may take us there"--Fixed website
NPR: Talk of the Nation( )

in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Failure to protect : the taking of Logan Marr( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logan Marr lived in three foster homes before she died. Frontline investigates how the foster care system failed Logan Marr and what went wrong with the oversight provided by the Maine Department of Human Services
Veil : the secret wars of the CIA, 1981-1987 by Bob Woodward( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon interviews with over 250 unidentified sources, various documents, and more than four dozen discussions with then Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William J. Casey, the book presents a controversial history of the CIA and its influence on the foreign policy of the Reagan Administration. Also explores CIA-inspired covert wars, clandestine relationships, bribery, and assassinations during this period. Some descriptions of violence, strong language. Bestseller. 2005, c1987
Failure to protect? : [a national dialogue]( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Frontline/Fred Friendly seminar in which a panel of national experts as well as ordinary citizens explore a hypothetical case involving foster care
America at a crossroads( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film focuses on the University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University in New York, where pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian students struggle over the competing claims of Zionism and Palestinian nationalism, over what history teaches and whether absolute demands can ever lead to honorable compromise."--Container
Survivor MD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 14 years, Nova cameras have followed the same group of aspiring doctors: from the early days ... at Harvard Medical School ... [to] establishing a reputation in their chosen medical specialties
His Holiness : John Paul II and the hidden history of our time by Carl Bernstein( Recording )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fascinating hidden history of one of the greatest figures of the 20th century and his impact on our era
The Glory & the power. fundamentalisms observed( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part series explores the rise and impact of fundamentalisms in three religions -- Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. These hard-hitting programs examine the personal, social and political aspects of fundamentalism, asking why people become fundamentalists, how fundamentalist communities coalesce, and how fundamentalists view their relationship with the outside world
The Glory & the power. fundamentalisms observed by Shaista Shameem( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some aspects of Christian fundamentalism in the United States. Topics include the anti-abortion activity of Randall Terry, born-again Christian Charles Colson, and Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina
The Japan that can say no : [why Japan will be first among equals] by Shintarō Ishihara( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shintaro Ishihara, a leading member of the Japanese Parliament, asserts that the United States should view Japan as an equal and predicts that Japan will replace the United States as the dominant world power
Nanotechnology, the power of small( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use of nanotechnology and its impact on ecosystems and communities
Making better babies : genetics and reproduction( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How far should people be allowed to go in trying to have better babies? Whose definition of "better" should prevail? This Fred Friendly Seminar moderated by Dateline NBC correspondent John Hockenberry considers the ethical dilemmas facing individuals and society that grow out of prenatal testing and genetic options that may be available in the future, such as cloning. Panelists include Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute; ABC journalist Meredith Vieira; Lee Silver, Princeton University; Commissioner Paul Miller, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Adrienne Asch, Henry R. Luce Professor in Biology, Ethics, and the Politics of Human Reproduction at Wellesley College; Faye Wattleton, president of the Center for Reproductive Equality; and Zev Rosenwaks, director of the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center
The Glory & the power. fundamentalisms observed( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the activities of Muslims in Egypt who seek to establish an Islamic state as an alternative to Western secularism and materialism. The history of Islamic fundamentalism in Egypt is also surveyed
Nanotechnology, the power of small( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use of nanotechnology to improve medical care and enhance the human body
Moving violations : war zones, wheelchairs, and declarations of independence by John Hockenberry( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoir of a paraplegic journalist, describing his experiences as a reporter for National Public Radio in exotic locations, and the challenges of living in a wheelchair
Moving violations : war zones, wheelchairs, and declarations of independence by John Hockenberry( Recording )

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

Hockenberry has been a reporter, commentator, and host for National Public Radio and television. He writes of the nineteen years since a car accident left him parapelegic at nineteen. His frustration and humour come through in describing such incidents as a construction crew's placing orange cones around him after a spill from his chair. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1995
 
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A river out of Eden : a novel
Alternative Names
John Hockenberry Amerikaans journalist

John Hockenberry Journalist

Джон Хокенбери

존 호켄베리

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English (85)

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Remaking American medicine : health care for the 21st centuryMoving violations : war zones, wheelchairs, and declarations of independenceDeclarations of independence : war zones and wheelchairs