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Kunhardt Productions

Overview
Works: 203 works in 392 publications in 1 language and 14,198 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Genealogy  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Historical films  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 3,391 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
African American lives 2( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 882 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 625 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 498 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
In memoriam : New York City 9/11/01( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 442 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 315 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 311 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 296 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 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 by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 196 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
The American president( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 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 136 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 117 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 116 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 107 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 9: As the split widens between the rich and the poor, a new labor movement arises fighting for the rights of workers. Episode 10: The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty symbolizes all that is best in America, inspiring an era of reform and compassion. Looks at the work of Susan B. Anthony and women's suffrage, child labor, John Muir, Ida Tarbell and her exposure of abuses by Rockefeller's Standard Oil, and Jane Addams, the first American social worker
A Fatal Contradiction( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Declaration of Independence stated "all men are created equal," but the nation's slaves were a glaring exception. The colonial slave trade and brutal life for African Americans on Southern plantations spark the abolition movement and the Underground Railroad. This episode explores the role of Frederick Douglass, and then looks at the impact of the Lincoln-Douglass debates on the westward expansion of slavery. It ends with Abraham Lincoln's election to the presidency
 
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