Kunhardt, Peter W.
Most widely held works by Peter W Kunhardt
Mandate the president and the people ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3,578 libraries worldwide
This video, narrated by veteran CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Leading historians, political scientists, and public figures offer insight into presidents and the presidency from George Washington through FDR.
Lincoln : an illustrated biography by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,190 libraries worldwide
Presents the life and accomplishments of President Abraham Lincoln.
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,830 libraries worldwide
Explores the lives of the presidents and the evolution of the presidency.
African American lives ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.
Looking for Lincoln : the making of an American icon by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
Honoring the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, a comprehensive, illustrated portrait of America's sixteenth president examines the myths and controversies surrounding Lincoln's posthumous image, from 1865 to the 1922 dedication of the Lincoln memorial, drawing on firsthand accounts, family papers, period archives, and other sources to reveal the man and his legacy.
P.T. Barnum : America's greatest showman by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
The American president ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Ten one-hour documentaries that focus on different aspects of character and governing style of the men who have served as president of the United States.
Lincoln ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Captures the drama of Lincoln in his own words. Drawn from letters, speeches and diaries, Lincoln's words are brought to life by the voice of actor, Jason Robards. Uses historic black and white photographs to portray Lincoln and the period of the Civil War in American history.
Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Faces of America introduces a wide range of cultural figures--representing a vast range of cultural and ethnic roots--to their ancestors and their stories, from the old country through the journey to America. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of authors, actors, musicians, athletes, educators, intellectuals and discovers stories and figures that had been forgotten or lost through the generations. Through original documents and photos, the program explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Along the way, Gates offers up a rich pageant of immigrant stories and reminds viewers that, if you trace the lineage of almost any American family back far enough, you will find an immigrant story.
Lincoln, life-size by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
"Taken across a span of nearly twenty years, from 1846 to 1865, these images provide us with a visual account of Lincoln's intertwined political and personal lives as we watch him age and observe the toll taken by the Civil War in the final four years of his life."--From publisher description.
Fighting for freedom Revolution & Civil War ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
British subjects convinced that Great Britain is trying to take away their freedoms fight the Revolutionary War. America founded on the belief that all persons might be free, with a glaring contradiction. The conflict with slavery lead to the Civil War.
Lincoln by Philip B Kunhardt ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Biography draws extensively on diaries, letters, and other primary sources to provide a close-up view of Lincoln.
Echoes from the White House a celebration of the bicentennial of America's mansion ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the 200th anniversary of America's mansion - the White House, with a look at the stories, both public and private, that have unfolded within its walls. Reincarnates two centuries of power-plays, tragedies, crises, celebrations and victories through the words of those involved.
Freedom a history of US ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
A documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom.
Echoes from the White House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Using the actual words of presidents, first ladies, servants, and other eye-witnesses, this film highlights two centuries of events that have defined this historic building.
Til the river runs clear ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of efforts led by folk singer Pete Seeger to clean up the Hudson River, which by the mid-1960s had become one of America's most polluted rivers.
A matter of destiny family ties & happenstance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Presents two of ten one-hour documentaries that focus on different aspects of character and governing style of the men who have served as president of the United States. In episode 1, the focus is on John Q. Adams, Benjamin Harrison, Franklin Roosevelt and John Kennedy; Episode 2 looks at John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester Arthur and Harry Truman--all "accidental" presidents.
The American president. Episode 8, Compromise choices ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Pierce, Garfield, Harding, Ford: Lord Bryce asked why relatively obscure figures were often prominently featured in the American presidency. Between Jackson and FDR, U.S. political parties passed over great men because their strong views threatened to remake the parties. The old tradition of "dark horse" nominees, consensus builders on the convention floor, continues with these four compromise choices, selected over better-known figures.
The American president. Episode 7, The heroic posture ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Washington, W. H. Harrison, Grant, Eisenhower: National heroes renowned for selfless service to country often become Commander-in-Chief, rallying people to their sides by appearing to stand beyond politics. These four military heroes evoke ancient images of great republican tribunes, men of proven strength and courage relied upon to protect the interests of the whole, while showing the wide-ranging reality behind an enduring standard.
The American president. Episode 1, Family ties ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
J. Q. Adams, B. Harrison, FDR, Kennedy: A republican office with no bloodline, the U.S. presidency retains a royal similarity. American families prominent in high office bespeak homes with a strong public service ethic. These four leaders, raised to high ideals of republican statecraft from childhood, gained unique benefits from famous relations, yet showed a keen sense of family ties and responsibilities linked to their family names.
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