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Kunhardt, Philip B. 1951-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 247 publications in 1 language and 15,879 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Portraits  Drama  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Author of screenplay, Director
Classifications: JK511, B
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Most widely held works by Philip B Kunhardt
Mandate the president and the people by Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3,606 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 )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life and accomplishments of President Abraham Lincoln
The American president by Philip B., Jr Kunhardt ( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the lives of the presidents and the evolution of the presidency
Looking for Lincoln : the making of an American icon by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,297 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 Philip B Kunhardt ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents ten one-hour documentaries that examine personal, political and historical issues of the American presidency
P.T. Barnum : America's greatest showman by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the man who founded the famous circus, a millionaire and entertainer extraordinaire
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 387 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
Lincoln, life-size by Philip B Kunhardt ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 366 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."--From publisher description
Fighting for freedom Revolution & Civil War ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member 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
Freedom a history of US by Kunhardt Productions ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom
Lincoln ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 272 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 by Philip B Kunhardt ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography draws extensively on diaries, letters, and other primary sources to provide a close-up view of Lincoln
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the lives of the presidents and the evolution of the presidency
The American president ( )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member 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 ( )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jackson, Cleveland, T. Roosevelt, Nixon: Presidential powers expanded as the nation grew, yet rarely smoothly. Its uncertain prerogatives, combined with the invariable challenges to assertions of new powers, are broadly displayed during the terms of these four men, benchmarks in the development of executive power. Witness the emergence in practice of the modern executive office, and the measure of the men who fought to sustain it
The American president ( )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monroe, McKinley, Wilson, G.H.W. Bush: Modern statesmen seek to fashion a new order in the world, while Americans debate their role in it. A president's greatest is to represent the nation to the world, and securing a stable world in which American interests can be defended has long been a basic tenet for him. These four men took on the task at critical times in U.S. history, with international achievements their most durable legacies
The American president ( )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member 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 ( )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jefferson, Coolidge, Hoover, Reagan: If the American national identity is less a condition than an idea, no one is better positioned to express it than the president. "The vision thing" is an expectation that our leaders bring to office a strong sense of national mission. While these four may have understood the special character of America differently, each one believed that a distinctly American way of doing things guided his decisions
The American president ( )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tyler, Fillmore, A. Johnson, Arthur, Truman: Happenstance has played its part in politics and the presidency, with nearly a quarter of U.S. presidents succeeding a deceased predecessor. Often selected for reasons other than suitability for office, they still exercised its powers in full. Only one of these five former vice presidents gained election to the presidency in his own right, yet each made his presence felt at critical moments
The American president ( )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member 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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Alternative Names
Kunhardt III, Philip B.
Languages
English (98)
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