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Bury, Chris

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Most widely held works about Chris Bury
Most widely held works by Chris Bury
Misunderstood minds( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at current research into learning styles & techniques, especially in relation to elementary school children with learning disabilities
Why the hate? : America, from a Muslim point of view( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member 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
The Clinton years( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary, a history and review of the presidency of Bill Clinton from the 1992 campaign to the end of his second term, crafted from segments produced by ABC's “Nightline” in conjunction with post-Clinton interviews with key administration figures including White House staffers, cabinet members, presidential advisers, and friends, that covers the scandals, the ups and downs, and the achievements and disappointments of Mr. Clinton's administration, as well as the enduring elements of his political career
Feeding the beast : inside look at the news media( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes an inside look at what goes on at America's newspapers and TV stations
The Jayson Blair story : favoritism and plagiarism at the New York Times( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member 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
If You can't beat 'em, blog 'em( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member 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
America in black & white( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member 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
Three strikes : helpful or hurtful?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member 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 law. This ABC News program investigates whether the "three strikes" laws are helpful or hurtful by highlighting one woman's case in California, and Alabama's attempt to cope with an escalating prison population
Legal limbo : the War on Terror and the judicial process( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member 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 by the Bush administration in these cases in the interests of the War on Terror?
In time of war : striking the balance between freedom and security by Andrea Palpant( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a recent ABC News poll in the U.S., 64% said that they supported expanding FBI powers, while 63% also felt that such steps intrude on privacy. The public is willing to sacrifice some rights in a time of crisis, but whose? ABC correspondent Chris Bury examines all the new policies and practices in the aftermath of Sept. 11, focusing on measures previously forbidden to intelligence or law enforcement agents. With commentary from Douglas Kmiec, dean of the Catholic University Law School; Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe; former senior FBI official Bob Ricks; and Nihad Awad, executive director, Council on American-Islamic Relations
Death by stoning : justice, punishment, and human rights( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Under Islamic law, the bearing of a child out of wedlock is a capital offense--and the instrument of death is stoning, as done since time immemorial. Set in Nigeria, this ABC News program uses the harrowing case of Amina Lawal as a platform to discuss the concepts of justice and punishment as they relate to human rights. Akbar Ahmed, chair of Islamic studies and professor of international relations at American University, and Ayesha Imam, founding director of a human rights agency that assisted in Ms. Lawal's defense, are featured"--Case
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Misunderstood minds
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Feeding the beast : inside look at the news mediaIf You can't beat 'em, blog 'emLegal limbo : the War on Terror and the judicial process