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Squires, Buddy

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Most widely held works by Buddy Squires
The war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
The national parks : America's best idea by Dayton Duncan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them
The Dust Bowl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
The Roosevelts : an intimate history by PBS Distribution (Firm)( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 7: Frail and failing but determined to see the war through to victory, FDR wins re-election and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world, but a cerebral hemorrhage kills him at 63. After her husband's death, Eleanor Roosevelt proves herself a shrewd politician and a skilled negotiator in her own right, as well as a champion of civil rights, civil liberties and the United Nations. When she dies in 1962, she is mourned everywhere as the First Lady of the World. This episode also contains the set's special features including a segment on the making of this series and deleted scenes
The Vietnam War by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an immersive 360-degree narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. THE VIETNAM WAR features testimony from nearly 80 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides. Ten years in the making, the series brings the war and the chaotic epoch it encompassed viscerally to life. Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, produced by Sarah Botstein, Novick and Burns, it includes rarely seen, digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the globe, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century, historic television broadcasts, evocative home movies, revelatory audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations and more than 100 iconic musical recordings by many of the greatest artists of the era. The film will be accompanied by an unprecedented outreach and public engagement program, providing opportunities for communities to participate in a national conversation about what happened during the Vietnam War, what went wrong and what lessons are to be learned. In addition, there will be a robust interactive website and an educational initiative designed to engage teachers and students in multiple platforms."--kenburns.com
Unforgivable Blackness : the Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports--Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America
Broadway : the American musical by Michael Kantor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Scottsboro : an American tragedy by Barak Goodman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In March 1931, two white women stepped from a boxcar in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century. The trials of the nine young men would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give birth to the civil rights movement."--Container
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website
The Central Park five by NITV( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles America's complicated perceptions of race and crime through the story of the Central Park 5-a group of minority teenagers wrongfully convicted of brutally raping a white woman in New York
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of a majority of American citizens. Their personal relationship was often turbulent but they never wavered in their shared belief that equality was the birthright of every woman, and for more than half a century led the fight to make that dream a reality
Brooklyn Bridge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This award-winning program by filmmaker Ken Burns recaptures all the drama, the struggles and the personal tragedies behind this greatest of all achievements of America's industrial age. As this fascinating program reveals, it was the largest bridge of its era, marked by enormous construction problems and ingenious solutions."--Publisher's website
Jackie Robinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, a sharecropper's son who elevated an entire race and country when he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. The film illuminates Robinson's place as a leader and icon of the civil rights movement whose exemplary life and aspirational message of equality continues to inspire generations of Americans. Includes interviews with family members and rarely-seen photographs and film footage
Stonewall uprising by Kate Davis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring archival footage and interviews with those who took part, from drag queens and street hustlers to police detectives, journalists, and a former mayor of New York City, this program revisits a time when homosexual acts were illegal throughout the United States, and homosexuality itself was considered a mental illness. On June 28, 1969, when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived
Death and the Civil War( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Mark Twain's life, told primarily through his own words
The Great War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917, a six-hour documentary presented over three nights, explores how World War I changed America and the world. Drawing on the latest scholarship, including unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, it tells the rich and complex story of the conflict through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as 'doughboys.'
Empire of the air : the men who made radio( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of radio from the perspective of the men who shared in its invention: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong and David Sarnoff
Bombshell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who created brilliant engineering concepts for a radio guidance system to control torpedoes during WWII, and which became the basis for revolutionizing telecommunications
Two days in October by Scott Madsen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the critical events that took place in the fall of 1967, from the ambush of an American battalion by the Viet Cong that led to skepticism of whether the Vietnamese conflict was winnable, to the first violent anti-war demonstration on a campus in Wisconsin
 
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Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
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Two days in October
Alternative Names
Squires, Eugene

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English (76)

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