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University of Virginia Television News Office

Overview
Works: 200 works in 218 publications in 1 language and 235 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Interviews  Case studies  Personal narratives‡vBosnian 
Classifications: HV6432,
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Most widely held works by University of Virginia
America responds to terrorism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of former diplomats, lawyers, and academics offer their views on the U.S. response to the events of September 11, 2001
Children of war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four University of Virginia Students who have lived in war situations describe their experiences. Sanja Usanovic (Bosnia) and Nawraz Alan (Kurdistan) directly experienced war in their homelands. Adriana Navarro (Colombia) grew up in a country in which an undeclared war was occurring although she was never on the "front lines." Dustin Batson, an American who lived in Madrid, Spain, during the terrorist activity by the Basque Liberation Army, talked about what war looked like in a major Western city
In the presence of mine enemies : war in the heart of America, 1859-1863( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayers talks about researching his book, "In the presence of mine enemies," about the Civil War in two towns at the opposite ends of the Shenandoah Valley, and discusses his findings
Fighting the war on breast cancer in the 20th century : from the radical mastectomy to genetic testing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Lerner gave a history of the treatment of breast cancer in the United States during the 20th century. He showed how this treatment was influenced by social and cultural factors. Through mid-century male doctors primarily took the approach of more surgery is better, and performed numerous radical mastectomies. In the 1970s with the feminist movement, women began demanding a choice of treatment options, and breast cancer came to be seen as a public health problem
The silent epidemic : perspectives of high school dropouts( Visual )

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

Along with Karen Burke Morison and John J. DiIulio Jr., John M. Bridgeland studied the 3.5 million Americans between the ages of 16 and 25 who have dropped out of school without a high school diploma. Mr. Bridgeland discusses the report and concludes that this is a solvable problem
Voices of the poor : a call to action( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following videoclips of poor people in their environments, Deepa Narayan discusses a study done for the World Bank which surveyed poverty in different social, political, and economic environments in countries in various regions of the world. The study found that (1) poverty is multi-dimensional with psychological aspects, (2) people feel insecure, (3) gender inequity and domestic violence are widespread, (4) state institutions are dysfunctional from the poor people's view, and (5) church organizations do relatively well but do not have enough money. Poor people depend upon their own resources to survive
The intersection of science and history : DNA and the Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Foster describes his participation in the DNA study done on descendants of Jefferson and Hemings. He emphasizes that the study was based on assumptions. Thomas Jefferson was probably the father of Eston Hemings but not of Thomas Woodson
Jefferson's legacy : a call to civic responsibility( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Rimel reviews the achievements of Thomas Jefferson, particularly in service to society. She speaks of people's civic responsibility today, including such things as voting, and the responsibility of students to the university
Learning the language of peace : the spiritual vision of the civil rights movement and its promise for the present age( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Adams describes her life as an activist in the civil rights movement, and discusses the importance of spirituality, including singing, in holding the movement together
In connection with U. Va.'s online library exhibit, "The psychedelic '60s, literary traditions and social change"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Kesey talks about life in the United States today
Dax's story : a severely burned man's thirty-year odyssey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patient's rights activist Cowart relates his personal experiences after having been severly burned in a propane gas explosion in 1973 and treated by doctors against his will. He related various treatment regimens he underwent. James F. Childress commented on the moral/ethical implications of this case
2006 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration( Visual )

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

Albert Paul Brinson, colleague of Martin Luther King Jr. offers a unique perspective to King's legacy
Davis v. Prince Edward County, Farmville, Virginia( Visual )

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

Discusses his experiences in the civil rights movement, especially events involving the student coalition to strike and Dorothy E. Davis et al. v County School Board of Prince Edward County, Va
The nitric oxide signaling pathway and its role in drug development( Visual )

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

Dr. Murad discusses his research into nitric oxide, some of its many biological effects, and its application in drug development for numerous diseases
Soldiers to citizens : the GI Bill and the making of the greatest generation( Visual )

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

Discusses how the GI Bill elevated civic and political involvement among its beneficiaries, especially men of the World War II generation, across lines of class and race
Jefferson's children in black and white( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shannon Lanier, a black male descendant of Thomas Jefferson, and Jane Feldman, a professional photographer specializing in family photography, described their experiences compiling the book, Jefferson's children : the story of one American family. They discussed the recent research concerning Jefferson's family, the meetings of family members, and their interviews with Jefferson's descendants. They broadened their presentation to include definitions of a family and how this research relates to other multiracial or adoptive families
Deadly arsenals : how did things get so bad?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and efforts of non-proliferation of these weapons
Class, race, politics, and the future of the labor movement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the connection between race and the labor movement. He also talks about inclusion, globalization, and immigration as factors in the labor movement
Issues of race at predominantly white institutions( Visual )

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

The lecture offers a retrospective on the topic of race issues and to think about where things stand and where progress needs to be made
Divided minds : twin sisters' journey through schizophrenia( Visual )

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

Pamela Spiro Wagner, Poet (Wethersfield, Connecticut) shared her story of living with schizophrenia and the difficutlies with medication compliance. Carolyn S. Spiro, M.D. (Psychiatrist in private practice and writer, Wilton, Connecticut) described her experience of being a sister and twin to a person with schizophrenia and the incredible breakthrough that her sister has recently experienced in finding an effective drug regimen. The topics of hope and stigma were also discussed
 
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Alternative Names
University of Virginia. Office of Television News

University of Virginia. TV News Office

University of Virginia. University Relations. Television News Office

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