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Roland, Erich

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Most widely held works by Erich Roland
Waiting for "Superman" by David Guggenheim( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines public education in the United States and uncovers the ways in which American public education has declined. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve change through the stories of five students and their individual struggles and triumphs
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 70-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and historical perspectives
It might get loud by Edge( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unlike any other rock and roll documentary, IT MIGHT GET LOUD gets three legendary guitarists - The Edge (U2), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) and Jack White (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs) - onto an empty soundstage to create an unparalleled music summit. In the process of jamming together they bring their own perspectives about craft, inspiration and how each used their unique backgrounds in order to create their own musical rebellion and revelatory sounds."--Conteneur
Cracking the code of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
The forgetting : a portrait of Alzheimer's( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of Alzheimer's, taking both a sweeping and intimate look at how this cruel disease affects nearly five million Americans and their loved ones
The final year by GREG BARKER( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the Barack Obama administration's foreign policy team and the events of Obama's final year in office
Mickey by John Grisham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Mickey's greatest adventures including his first film role "Steamboat Willie". Introduced by rare film footage of Walt Disney
Out of Ireland : the story of Irish emigration to America( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of the seven million Irish who emigrated to America in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries including the causes of the exodus and the immigrant experience in the United States. Uses photographs, archival footage, manuscript material and interviews with Irish immigrants to describe their experiences and the profound influence they have had on American culture
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the link between environmental change and the future health of our planet, a "future conditional" on how we cope with the spread of toxic pollution. Case studies cover how changing climates, uncontrolled and unsustainable development, and air and water pollution in one area can affect people thousands of miles away. The Arctic: A pristine wilderness with very few sources of industrial pollution, yet animals and humans are suddenly plagued with rising levels of the world's most hazardous chemicals; DDT, PCBs, dioxins, and mercury. Mexico: Along the border with the United States, tariff-free factories have been poisoning the soil and the air for more than a decade. Local communities in Tijuana struggle with contaminated water while their backyards have become toxic playgrounds for children. Uzbekistan: The world's fourth largest inland body of water, the Aral Sea, has become the site of what the United Nations calls man's greatest ecological disaster. What does this tell us about the future health of people living near other large inland seas and lakes, such as California's Salton Sea? United States: A Latino neighborhood in San Diego celebrates an environmental victory, while only 150 miles away; the people of Palm Springs may be living in the path of a toxic storm of dust
The forgetting : a portrait of Alzheimer's : stories of love, courage and hope( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of Alzheimer's, taking both a sweeping and intimate look at how this cruel disease affects nearly five million Americans and their loved ones
The Kennedy assassination : beyond conspiracy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Jennings looks at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and discusses whether there was a conspiracy involved in the assassination. Digital animation along with the Zapruder film re-creates the events of the assassination
Thomas Jefferson : a view from the mountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of America's most complex and enduring figures and his personal and public struggle with an issue that would come to define our nation. Also examines the possible relationship between Jefferson and Monticello slave, Sally Hemmings
Manhunt( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The May 1, 2011 raid on Abbottabad, Pakistan that culminated in the killing of Osama bin Laden took 40 minutes. The CIA's hunt for binLaden took two decades. An official selection of the 2013 Sundance Festival, Manhunt tells the remarkable true story of the nearly 20-year pursuit of the world's most notorious terrorist. Directed by Emmy-nominee Greg Barker, the film features testimony and recollections - some shared for the first time - from top CIA officers, many of them women, who labored to eliminate bin Laden's terrorist organization and eventually the man himself. Based on the book "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden - from 9/11 to Abbottabad" by Peter Bergen, this documentary feature is a real-life spy thriller that reveals behind-the-scenes accounts from CIA analysts, targeters and operatives, who testify to the disagreements, frustrations, tragedies and triumphs that make up this fascinating yet painful chapter in American military and political history"--from container
Witness to hope : the life of Karol Wojtyła, Pope John Paul II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This richly textured film traces the personal life and struggles of the first non-Italian pope in over 450 years. Based on George Weigel's book of the same title, this film is a complete and intimate portrait of an extraordinary leader
Destination America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America and, in particular, the immigration of women who have come to this country in search of opportunity and basic human rights denied them in their homelands
The ballad of Bering Strait by Bering Strait (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary following the classically trained Russian musicians that make up the country music group Bering Strait. This band follows their dream of coming to America from Russia in hopes of becoming country music stars and the twists and turns of their journey
The Johnstown flood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film and photographs and new cinematography, this film recreates the history of the Johnstown flood which killed 2,200 people in 1889. From the development of the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh to the assessment of the dam by members of the club and a concerned citizen of Johnstown to the disaster itself, this expanded version of the film includes the only extant photographs of life at the South Fork Hunting & Fishing Club on Lake Conemaugh during this time
One survivor remembers by Gerda Weissman Klein( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a series of interviews, photographs and footage shot in the actual locations of her memories, Gerda Weissmann Klein takes us on her journey of survival of the Holocaust
 
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