Most widely held works about Chris Bury
Most widely held works by Chris Bury
Misunderstood minds ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 938 libraries worldwide
A look at current research into learning styles & techniques, especially in relation to elementary school children with learning disabilities.
The Clinton years ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Follows Bill Clinton's campaign for the presidency and his 8 years in office. Includes interviews with George Stephanopolous, Dee Dee Myers, and other key administration officials.
Why the hate? America, from a Muslim point of view ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
"This timely ABC News program explores the mixed emotions felt by many Muslins toward the U.S. Topics on the agenda include American culture, often perceived as offensive, and U.S. foreign policy, frequently viewed as threatening."--Container.
Intelligent design vs. evolution ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Reports on the campaign to teach intelligent design, the theory that the origin of life can be scientifically explained by an intelligent designer as opposed to natural selection, in public schools. Also features an in-depth debate between George Will and Cal Thomas, two conservative commentators who differ on whether this theory should be promoted in biology courses.
The Jayson Blair story favoritism and plagiarism at The New York Times ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
"African-American journalist Jayson Blair has been pilloried as the personification of affirmative action out of control. Was it race that fueled his rapid promotions at the New York Times and prompted management to essentially ignore reports of his inaccurate work? In this ABC News program, correspondent Bob Jamieson chronicles the sensational rise and fall of Jayson Blair"--Container.
Feeding the beast an inside look at the news media ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This program takes an inside look at what goes on at America's newspapers and TV stations.
If you can't beat 'em blog 'em ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
"The rise of the blog as a form of serious news reporting means that conventional journalists must become familiar with the blog format and rethink typical journalistic approaches. This ABC News program examines the blogger "community," reviews major news stories that were broken by bloggers, and demonstrates ways in which blogging differs from traditional reporting methods -- Container. of a stunned American populace: 'Why do they hate us so much?'"--Container.
Food fight childhood obesity and the food industry ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"The food industry's marketing strategies are examined to try to determine to what extent they are responsible for America's epidemic of childhood obesity. Afterward, Chris Bury speaks with Kelly Brownell, director of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, and Gene Grabowski, of the Grocery Manufacturers of America"--Container.
The abortion war thirty years after Roe v. Wade ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"In the years since the U.S. Supreme Court's legalization of abortion, the political scene has changed dramatically enough to threaten this landmark decision. On the 30th anniversary of 'Roe v. Wade', this ABC News program surveys the current landscape of opinion and political alignment, examining the shift of momentum concerning abortion rights. Correspondent Dave Marash reports from Minnesota, which many see as the next battleground state, while anchor Chris Bury discusses the issue with a panel of women who hold disparate views on abortion rights" -- Container.
America in black & white. A question of identity ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
As part of ABC News' occasional series 'America in black & white', the story of Wayne Joseph Nelson, an African-American man who, after having his DNA tested to determine how much of him is African, readdresses the age old question "Who am I?" Followed by an interview with Professor Lee Silver on the science of this kind of DNA testing.
Spirituality and the brain Is God a figment of the imagination ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Presents laboratory evidence identifying specific locations in the brain that are involved in what people term religious experiences. Can any of this data categorically prove or disprove the existence of a supreme being? Author Michael Persinger, internist Michael Bairne, neuroradiologist Andrew Newberg (both of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center) and others discuss their findings and share insights into the nature of deity and the brain.
When journalism gets a black eye scandals and the Fourth Estate ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
What are the long-term effects of journalism scandals? When the public's trust is damaged, what can the Fourth Estate do to repair it? And how is technology affecting journalism in the 21st century? To speak to those points, this ABC News program examines the notorious "60 Minutes" (Wednesday edition, September 8, 2004) incident involving George W. Bush's National Guard record. Anchor Dan Rather claimed to have documents showing that Lt. Col. Jerry B. Killian had declared First Lieutenant Bush unfit for flight status for failure to obey an order to submit to a physical examination; the Killian files were later proven to be forgeries. Two related journalistic issues are briefly discussed: the growing influence of new media (it was a blog that first questioned the authenticity of the anti-Bush documents) and the opportunism of right-wing media, which accused CBS of pursuing a political agenda in reporting such a story at the height of the 2004 presidential campaign.
Three strikes helpful or hurtful ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Since the "three strikes" laws went on the books, the resultant overcrowded prisons, judges with restricted discretion, and lack of adequate treatment for drug offenders have prompted a debate over the effectiveness of the laws. This program investigates whether "three strikes" is helpful or hurtful by highlighting one woman's case in California, and Alabama's attempt to cope with an escalating prison population.
Healthcare casualties the underinsured mentally ill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
"At St. Bernard's Hospital, in Chicago's blighted Englewood neighborhood, the ER staff refuses to back away from the challenge of serving patients with serious mental illnesses and little or no insurance-- ... Who are the dedicated professionals stretching their limited resources to help some of those least able to help themselves, and how are they doing it? This ABC News program goes to St. Bernard's to find out."
U.S.-Afghanistan relations gaining perspective ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Includes reports by Chris Bury, Frank Anderson, Charles Wilson, Ben Rooney, and Tom Carew on America's relationship to Afganistan since the Cold War and the background to the Afghan-Russia war.
Legal limbo the War on Terror and the judicial process ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Highlights two cases: the case of Zacharias Moussaoui, a French citizen arrested on immigration violations, who is accused of being involved in planning the September 11 terrorist attacks, and the case of Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen held as an enemy combatant for his alleged plan to detonate a dirty bomb. The program poses the question: was the U.S. judicial process sidestepped in these cases by the Bush administration in the interests of the War on Terror?
Timothy McVeigh soldier of terror ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
"He was an average kid who seemed to find his niche in the army. But his service in the Gulf War left him disenchanted, and he drifted to the shady world of militias, conspiracy theorists and right-wing activism. Timothy McVeigh earned the death penalty for his role in the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. Biography traces his life from his unremarkable childhood in New York State to his emergence as the symbol for the new face of terrorism in America."--Producer's website.
David Henry Hwang ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Identity is something that matters deeply to David Henry Hwang, the Tony Award-winning playwright who brought "M Butterfly" to Broadway. His work isn't exclusively about being Asian-American, but it's a theme he returns to often. His latest effort has just opened on Broadway, a contemporary version of the old Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, "Flower Drum Song." It's a story about the Chinese-American experience and the clash of cultures, something ABC NEWS Correspondent John Yang, who sat down with Hwang, has given some thought to.
It costs how much? gas price perplexity in America ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Program examines the questions of what drives up the cost of gasoline and who profits from the increases.
Autism and applied behavioral analysis to find the words ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Research has shown that some children with autism who are enrolled in a curriculum of applied behavioral analysis at a young enough age can be mainstreamed right into the public school system. This ABC News program profiles two children with autism who receive this intensive and, to some, controversial form of therapy.
Abortion--Law and legislation Advertising--Food African American journalists Anti-Americanism Biography Blair, Jayson Blogs California Clinton, Bill,--1946- Convenience foods--Marketing Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Ethnicity Evolution (Biology) Evolution--Religious aspects Films for the hearing impaired Food industry and trade History Identity (Philosophical concept) Illinois--Chicago Intelligent design (Teleology) International relations Interviews Islamic countries Islamic fundamentalism Journalism Journalists Learning ability Learning disabilities Learning disabilities--Diagnosis Learning disabilities--Treatment Learning disabled children Learning disabled children--Education Learning disabled children--Social conditions Mass media Muslims--Civil rights Neuropsychology New York times Obesity in children Parents of children with disabilities Political science Press Race awareness Racially mixed people Reading disability Relations (Canon law) Television broadcasting of news United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired