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Cramer, Richard Ben

Overview
Works: 61 works in 215 publications in 1 language and 12,627 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Documentary television programs  Journalism films  Films à clef  Trials, litigation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Detective and mystery films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Speaker, Interviewee, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Ben Cramer
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 2,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
Joe DiMaggio : the hero's life by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 2,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the life story of Joe DiMaggio, including his first game with the New York Yankees in the 1930s, his marriage to Marilyn Monroe & his rise to hero status. Richard Ben Cramer tells of the ways in which fame can both build & destroy
What it takes : the way to the White House by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cramer tells the life stories of the principal primary candidates, including Bush, Dole, Biden, Dukakis, and Gary Hart
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
The battle over Citizen Kane( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to surpress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
Buffalo Bill( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William?Buffalo Bill? Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today. Born in an Iowa log cabin in 1846, he fought Indians, worked as a Pony Express rider, and earned his nickname while hunting buffalo to feed the construction crews of the Kansas Pacific Railroad. After the Civil War he scouted for the U.S. Army along America's vast western frontier. In 1883, just as that frontier was disappearing, he transformed himself into a master showman, creating and starring in a world-famous traveling show that brought the?real? Wild West to life. Part circus, part history,?Buffalo Bill's Wild West? toured for three decades, playing to enthusiastic crowds across the United States and Europe. Though Cody made a fortune from the show's success, he was nearly bankrupt when he died 1817. This AMERICAN EXPERIENCE production will draw upon rich archival materials of the period to explore the man behind the legend, revealing the complexity of Buffalo Bill's extraordinary life
Bob Dole by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An excerpt from the previously published book : What It Takes ; Random House, 1992
Joe DiMaggio : the hero's life by Richard Ben Cramer( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from the biography of the baseball player, Joe DiMaggio
Ted Williams : the seasons of the kid by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable literary and photographic record of Ted Williams, greatest pure hitter baseball has ever known
The Supreme Court( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new kind of justice: "Explores the issues before the Court from the aftermath of the Civil War through the 1930s. This was a period of unprecedented economic growth as the nation industrialized but was also a time of unregulated work conditions - the court found itself squarely in the middle of what was almost class warfare"--Set container
What do you think of Ted Williams now? : a remembrance by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and career of the baseball legend, the last player to hit .400 for a season, discussing his playing days and his later years
The Irish in America : long journey home( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of a people who helped build America ; includes musical performances
The Supreme Court( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the court from the election of President Richard Nixon - who appointed 4 new justices in less than two years - through to the more recent Court of today. During this period one man put his stamp on the institution and solidified and enhanced the power of the Court in the modern area - William H. Rehnquist
The Supreme Court( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the court's reaction to state and federal legislation on Bill of Rights freedoms, with special attention to the explosion of civil rights cases from the early 1940s to the present
The Best American Sports Writing 2004( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Sanford and the new South( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Sanford and the new South is the story of a progressive Southern governor and his bare-knuckle politics during segregation's reign
Being Poppy : a portrait of George Herbert Walker Bush by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn from the pages of the author's widely respected book What it takes, this newly edited portrait traces how seminal moments in President Bush's life formed his character and foretold his legacy
Wild west( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles six prominent heroes and villains of the American West
Up from city streets( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of a people who helped build America ; includes musical performances
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Cramer, Richard

Cramer, Richard B.

Cramer Richard ben

Cramer, Richard Benjamin.

Cramer, Richard Benjamin 1950-2013

Richard Ben Cramer American journalist

Richard Ben Cramer Amerikaans journalist (1950-2013)

Richard Ben Cramer periodista estadounidense

Richard Ben Cramer periodista estatunidenc

Richard Ben Cramer US-amerikanischer Journalist und Autor

Languages
English (137)

Covers
What it takes : the way to the White HouseJoe DiMaggio : the hero's lifeWhat do you think of Ted Williams now? : a remembranceThe Best American Sports Writing 2004