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Perkins, Jack 1933-

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Most widely held works by Jack Perkins
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. This epic program encompasses nearly a thousand years of despair and rebellion, innovation and conflict. Explores the tumultuous lives of figures like Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. Events include the December Revolution and Napoleon's ill-fated invasion and how they changed history
Amelia Earhart : Queen of the Air( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of aviatrix Amelia Earhart, the first woman pilot to cross the Atlantic solo, who vanished without a trace while she was attempting to fly around the world
Paul Revere : the Midnight Rider( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the real life of Paul Revere and the many contributions he made to his country
Ernest Hemingway : wrestling with life( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of American author Ernest Hemingway, visiting places important to his life and work, sharing memories of friends and relatives, and excerpts from his letters and writings
Wolfgang Mozart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart scholars paint a portrait of the outcast master whose work would revolutionize nearly every area of music. Includes performances of Mozart's works by conductor Zubin Mehta, violinist Isaac Stern and flutist James Galway
Mark Twain : His Amazing Adventures by Jack Perkins( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Twain's life story--from his carefree boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri to the devastating tragedies of his later life--with rare photographs, expert interviews and excerpts from the stories that made him a legend
The Eiffel Tower by Robert Delaunay( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eiffel Tower is a 19th century iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris that has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower, which is the tallest building in Paris, is the single most visited paid monument in the world; thousands of people ascend it every day. Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance for the 1889 World's Fair, which also memorialized the French Revolution. From its inception to the present day, it has remained a world famous monument. During this tour of this symbolic icon of France's history and the industrial age, Modern Marvels details the history, the technology, and the social impact of the tower on Paris, on France, and the world
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Andrew Carnegie : Prince of Steel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Andrew Carnegie, who went from being a poor Scottish immigrant to a fabled man of wealth. Carnegie built a fortune by amassing stock in the growth industries of trains and steel, then started sharing it. Today libraries, concert halls, and universities across the United States have benefited from his philanthropy
The Hatfields & McCoys : an American feud by Bob Benecke( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of their epic feud is a staple of American folklore - but what really happened between the Hatfields and McCoys?
Christopher Columbus : explorer of the New World( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of Christopher Columbus, one of the greatest explorers in history, from his childhood in Genoa, to his voyages to the New World in search of Asia, to his death, penniless and disgraced
Empire State Building by Andy Thomas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleopatra Thea Philopator was a woman no man could resist: strong, beautiful, and intelligent, she knew how to manipulate the patriarchal political system of Ancient Egypt to work in her favor. In many ways she seemed to have it all, so what could have driven her to take her own life at such a young age? From her noble birth to her famous liaisons with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony to her legendary suicide by poisonous snake
Jesus : his life by A. & E. Home Video( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Jesus from His birth in Bethlehem to His final days and crucifixion. Includes discussions with scholars and theologians who explore the mysteries and myths of His life, and archaeological findings that are yielding fresh insights into His life and times
Gothic cathedrals( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gothic cathedral stands as a rich and complex design. The engineering behind these great testaments to faith has not changed dramatically in 900 years
The Statue of Liberty : enlightening the world( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the glory of this gift from France in a breathtaking look at the creation and restoration of "Liberty enlightening the world."
Henry Ford : Tin Lizzy tycoon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story behind the automobile giant whose foresight and vision ushered America into a period of epic change
Bill Gates : the sultan of software by Margaret Murphy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the career of Bill Gates, chairman and co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, how he has shaped computer usage world-wide, and the problems caused by his aggressive business style
Beethoven : the sound and the fury by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His nine symphonies and countless smaller works made him a legend for all time. But his was a classic creative soul, tortured in spite of his success. This is a look at one of the greatest musicians of all time. Ludwig Van Beethoven is undeniably one of the greatest musical geniuses who ever lived. He was also filled with contradictions, whose towering talent allowed him license few others enjoyed. Find out how he kept composing despite being totally deaf by the age of 40. Explore the failures in love and conflicts with his patrons and fans that colored much of his life
Sigmund Freud : analysis of a mind by Sigmund Freud( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His revolutionary ideas transformed our conception of the mind. Yet the father of psychoanalysis was plagued by neurotic fears and troubling obsessions. Freud is arguably the most influential thinker of modern times. His theories continue to inspire discovery and debate. Revisit the life of the man who was once derided as the 'Doctor of Love'. From the childhood that inspired many of his radical ideas to his eventual worldwide fame, this program explores the details of Freud's life, including his obsessive behavior and dangerous bouts with addiction
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Russia land of the tsars
Covers
Amelia Earhart : Queen of the AirThe American Revolution : one nation's rise to independenceCleopatra : destiny's queenThe Statue of Liberty : enlightening the worldSigmund Freud : analysis of a mind
Alternative Names
Jack Perkins American journalist

Jack Perkins Amerikaans oorlogsverslaggever

Jack Perkins Amerikaans oorlogsverslaggever (1933-2019)

Jack Perkins iriseoir Meiriceánach

Jack Perkins journaliste américain

Jack Perkins periodista estadounidense

Jack Perkins periodista estatunidenc

Джек Перкинс

جاك بيركنز مراسل عسكري وصحفي أمريكي

جک پرکینز

傑克·珀金斯

Languages
English (183)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)