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Bury, Chris

Overview
Works: 159 works in 275 publications in 1 language and 5,326 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Biographical television programs  Trials, litigation, etc  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  History  Television programs 
Roles: Host, Interviewer, Reporter, nar
Classifications: LC4704, 371.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Chris Bury
 
Most widely held works by Chris Bury
Misunderstood minds( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 439 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
Intelligent design vs. evolution( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member 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
Feeding the beast : inside look at the news media( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes an inside look at what goes on at America's newspapers and TV stations
Food fight : childhood obesity and the food industry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member 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 Jayson Blair story : favoritism and plagiarism at The New York Times( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 150 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 between 2004 and 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. of a stunned American populace: 'Why do they hate us so much?'"--Container
The abortion war : thirty years after Roe v. Wade( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member 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
Spirituality and the brain : Is God a figment of the imagination( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member 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
Healthcare casualties : the underinsured mentally ill( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member 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."
David Henry Hwang( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 71 WorldCat member 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
Death by stoning : justice, punishment, and human rights( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 67 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
Three strikes : helpful or hurtful?( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 6 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
After the rape : Mukhtar Mai seeking justice in Pakistan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped, but it wasn't considered a crime; it was a sentence handed down by a Pakistani tribal council-a punishment for the alleged indiscretions of her younger brother. This ABC News program confronts the council's decision, a ruling declared an outrage by a local imam and others, while introducing the courageous woman who chose to defy custom and fight for justice in the Pakistani courts. Includes commentary by Akbar Ahmed, the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and professor of international relations at American University in Washington, D.C
 
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Misunderstood minds
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Feeding the beast : inside look at the news media