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Jansen, Gail

Overview
Works: 52 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 534 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Trials, litigation, etc  Documentary films  Television series  Television interviews 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: GN21.M36, 728.809794
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Most widely held works about Gail Jansen
 
Most widely held works by Gail Jansen
Margaret Mead an observer observed by Alan Berliner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary is a fascinating portrait of one of the most influential women of our time. Using never- before -seen archival footage, stills, interviews and dramatic re-creations, it weaves together a story of a scientist, adventurer and international celebrity whose ideas shaped how we think about ourselves. The film tells how she first gained attention in the 1920 s and 30 s with her pioneering studies of youth and gender in Samoa and New Guinea. By age 33, the five-foot, one-hundred-pound Mead had traveled three times around the globe, explored unchartered lands where few men and no women dared to go. By age 34 she had published three bestsellers, taken the second of three husbands, and revolutionized our understanding of what it means to be male or female. When she was not doing fieldwork, most of her professional years were spent at the American Museum of Natural History. In her later years she was often seen on television as a bespectacled, sometimes outrageous advice-giver to the Vietnam War generation. This film deals with the controversies as well as the accomplishments of her life. Here is a valuable film for Women's Studies, Anthropology and History, as well as public library audiences. This film was partially funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation
Austin Val Verde : a Montecito masterpiece by Berge Aran( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Austin Val Verde, situated on seventeen and a half acres, is one of the few great early twentieth-century Southern California estates to have been preserved. It is a pivotal work in the career of the famous American architect Bertram Goodhue (1869-1924). Its celebrated and extensive gardens are the masterpiece of Lockwood de Forest Jr. (1896-1949), one of the most important landscape architects to have worked in Southern California. For three decades, Austin Val Verde housed one of the finest private collections of Greek and Roman sculpture, and for many years a number of celebrities from the worlds of film, stage, music, literature, and art visited or stayed at the estate. Although Austin Val Verde has been included in a number of survey publications on major estates and gardens, this is the first book that focuses on its beautiful mansion and grounds."--Jacket
Austin Val Verde : impressions of a Montecito masterpiece by Ann Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George W. Bush the son also rises( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of Texas governor, George W. Bush, in his own words, and those of his friends, family, and associates
Traitors within( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lasting impressions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Blackburn and students of his print making workshop talk about their art
Raymond Burr the case of the tv legend( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life and work of Raymond Burr
Robert Blake Dark passage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of actor Robert Blake, from Spanky and Our Gang through Beratta to the recent murder investigation of his wife
David Greenglass, twice a traitor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for passing secrets of the atomic bomb to the Societ Union. Half a century after his sister was executed, the prime witness in the Rosenberg case, David Greenglass, tells his story
The political-economic aspects of architectural choice at the Panama California Exposition, San Diego (1915) : why Bertram Goodhue? by Gail Jansen( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Mead : an observer observed : a film by Virginia Yans( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

With the use of archival film footage, stills, interviews and dramatic re-creations, the life of Margaret Mead is presented. Highlights her major accomplishments and some of the controversies of her work
TV violence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A panel of high school students discusses the issue of violence on television, how TV influences the attitudes and realities of young people, with a sociologist who is studying the issue
Skyline( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary film on life and career of French flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal. Includes interview with Rampal, conducted by David Rosenthal, and excerpts from his performances and master classes
Skyline( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary film on Newport Jazz Festival. Includes interview with the founder of Newport Jazz Festival George Wein, conducted by Billy Taylor, and excerpts from the festival
Ethiopia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Four high school students question Djibril Diallo, from the United Nations Development Program, about conditions in Ethiopia and especially about the famine in that country
Libel and the 1st Amendment the Westmoreland case( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A panel discussion on the subject of libel focussing specifically on the lawsuit brought against CBS Television by Gen. William Westmoreland. Four high school students question Anthony Lewis, from the New York Times
John Curry dance on ice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Unrepressed wild whimsical wood sculptures by Michael Ince( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Price of persuasion campaign financing & PACs( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel discussion on the question of political action committee (PACs) and their contributions to United State Congressional election campaigns. The panel consists of a representative from Common Cause, from Mobil Oil Corp., and three high school students
In the shadow of Hiroshima( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of high school students discusses with a psychiatrist the question of what the future would be for the survivors of a nuclear war, how to deal with anxieties caused by the threat of nuclear war, and other issues of this post-Hiroshima age
 
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Austin Val Verde : a Montecito masterpiece
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