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Kunhardt Productions

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Works: 201 works in 388 publications in 1 language and 14,234 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Genealogy  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Historical films  Internet videos  Television adaptations 
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Most widely held works by Kunhardt Productions
Mandate : the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,430 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
African American lives( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The challenge of genealogical research is even more evident as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. continues back through the Colonial period of American history in this program. The film takes us on a journey to fill in the family trees of each of the series participants, through war service records and various records of property during slavery's apogee--including inventories, sales, or gifts of slaves. In West Virginia, Professor Gates finds a court transcript and discovers the legal struggle of his ancestor Isaac Clifford, a free man who was kidnapped and accused of being a runaway slave
African American lives 2( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help participants discover where they come from and who they are
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member 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
Road to 9/11( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... this dramatic documentary chronicles the deep historical roots of Al-Qáida, examining the years of political oppression, economic stagnation, religious fanaticism, and violence that gave rise to the attacks of September 11. 2002. It features rare footage, and insightful commentary by leading scholars and journalists including Bernard Lewis, Fareed Zakaria, Thomas Friedman, Irshad Manji, Azar Nafisis, Kanan Makiya, Fawaz Gerges, and David Fromkin."
Lincoln( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures the drama of Abraham 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
In memoriam : New York City 9/11/01( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 started as just another beautiful day. At 8:47am, the city would be jolted into its worst nightmare as a chain of tragic events unfolded, changing the lives of New Yorkers and Americans forever. People from 115 different countries died at the World Trade Center. From still and video cameras of 118 people and 16 news agencies, much of it never-before seen, from in and around New York City. The attack on the WTC was the most documented event in history
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 322 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
Fighting for freedom : Revolution & Civil War( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 310 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
The people's palace : a portrait of the New York Public Library( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the history, collections and users of the New York Public Library
Freedom : a history of US by Kunhardt Productions( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 280 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 by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 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
What Is Freedom?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Reconstruction begins as a time of great hope for the devastated South. When political turmoil continues and the Reconstruction efforts fail, a new era of segregation begins. In the Supreme Court decision of Plessy v. Ferguson, "separate but equal" becomes the law of the land
The American president. an independent cast of mind & the professional politician( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 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
Life in Camelot : the Kennedy years( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an intimate portrait of the life and times of John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Til the river runs clear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 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
Violence : an American tradition( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the punishment of defenseless Native Americans by Christopher Columbus 500 years ago, to the domestic and racially motivated assaults that run rampant today. American history is permeated by acts of violence. Using archival photos and footage, as well as the words of both historical figures and current experts in sociology, medicine and history, this program explores the recurring patterns of violence that have emerged in our society as result of insurrection, anger, prejudice, and ignorance. Hosted by civil rights activist Julian Bond, the program examines many of the most notorious acts of violence that have scarred the American psyche over the past 200 years, and concludes that if Americans do not learn from their violent heritage, they may be doomed to repeat it
The American president( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 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
Working for Freedom( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 101 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
A Fatal Contradiction( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Episode 5: The Declaration of Independence declares, "All men are created equal," but there is a glaring exception -- America's slaves. Episode 6: The most terrible war in America's history is fought over the future of slavery in our nation. Looks at the issue of slavery, the abolition movement and the Civil War
 
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African American lives 2
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The American presidentRoad to 9/11Echoes from the White House : a celebration of the bicentennial of America's mansionThe American presidentThe American president. an independent cast of mind & the professional politicianThe American president