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Kunhardt, Peter W.

Overview
Works: 50 works in 219 publications in 2 languages and 16,261 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Educational films  Pictorial works  Biographies  Illustrated works  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, Author of screenplay
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter W Kunhardt
Mandate : the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3,418 WorldCat member 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 )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of President Abraham Lincoln, with more than 700 illustrations, most of them drawn from the celebrated Meserve collection
Looking for Lincoln : the making of an American icon by Philip B Kunhardt( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member 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
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten one-hour documentaries that focus on different aspects of characters and governing styles of the men who have served as president of the United States
P.T. Barnum : America's greatest showman by Philip B Kunhardt( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who founded the famous circus, a millionaire and entertainer extraordinaire
Faces of America : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member 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
Africa's great civilizations( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Africa's Great Civilizations In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing, and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world. Professor Gates travels the length and breadth of Africa to chronicle the continent's history from a firmly African perspective. His journey takes him from the city of Great Zimbabwe, to the pyramids of Meroe, and the spectacular rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia. The epic story that he tells is full of surprises and unexpected connections, helping us to appreciate the collective and individual genius of Africans who, across thousands of years, built civilizations and empires, fought wars, established great cities, furthered and spread learning, and created some of the most sublime art and architecture in human history." -shoppbs.org
Lincoln( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member 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
Lincoln, life-size by Philip B Kunhardt( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member 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."--Publisher description
Echoes from the White House : a celebration of the bicentennial of America's mansion( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member 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 by Kunhardt Productions( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom
The American president. an independent cast of mind & the professional politician( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Buren, Buchanan, Lincoln, LBJ: By the mid-19th century, politics had emerged as a vocation, a life's work for a worthy man. Each of these four presidents dedicated his life to cultivating the art of politics, bringing decades of experience in the uses of power. Exemplified by cunning and ambition, they were unmatched in the essential skills of forming coalitions, bargaining with adversaries, resolving conflict, and building consensus
What Is Freedom?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nation seethes with racial conflict as immigrants increasingly become targets of prejudice, and as settlers and soldiers massacre Western Indians and force them onto reservations. As European freedom-seekers continue to pour into America through Ellis Island, the Supreme Court finally rules that non-citizens are due equal protection under the law
Lincoln by Philip B Kunhardt( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography draws extensively on diaries, letters, and other primary sources to provide a close-up view of Lincoln
Becoming Warren Buffett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billionaire and philanthropist Warren Buffett discusses his life, his career in investing, and his philosophy of wealth
The American president( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madison, Polk, Taft, Clinton: Each had different conceptions of leadership in an era of divided government. One equal part of a larger group of institutions, the presidency rests largely on its relationship to the wholea break from traditional hierarchies. As the U.S. constitutional system developed, the idea of balance evolved in unexpected ways. The four leaders shown here embodied markedly different conceptions of the balancing act
Til the river runs clear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member 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
Living with Lincoln( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It chronicles how five generations of one American family have shared the "glorious burden" of collecting, preserving and documenting a treasure trove of photographs, rare books and artifacts relating to Abraham Lincoln. In the years following the Civil War, Peter Kunhardt's ancestors, in particular, his great- grandfather, Frederick Hill Meserve, collected photographs that might have been lost forever
Working for Freedom( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Working for freedom: As industrial progress continues and the gap between rich and the poor widens, a new labor movement emerges to advocate for workers' rights. The strike at Lawrence, Massachusetts is a victory for workers; Samuel Gompers emerges as an influential labor leader; and Susan B. Anthony paves the way for women's right to vote. Yearning to breathe free: The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty is a symbol of all that is best in America, inspiring a time of reform and compassion. Mother Jones brings the child labor issue to the forefront of the nation's consciousness, and Jane Addams, America's first social worker, creates Hull House. Ida Tarbell exposes the abuses of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company
 
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Lincoln : an illustrated biography
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Looking for Lincoln : the making of an American iconThe American presidentP.T. Barnum : America's greatest showmanLincoln, life-sizeEchoes from the White House : a celebration of the bicentennial of America's mansionThe American president. an independent cast of mind & the professional politicianLincolnThe American president