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Jansen, Gail

Overview
Works: 54 works in 68 publications in 2 languages and 559 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Trials, litigation, etc  Television series  Television interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: GN303, 728.809794
Publication Timeline
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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 )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 276 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 )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 161 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
George W. Bush : the son also rises( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 35 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

"In intelligence circles, 1985 is known as "The Year of the Spy." That year, high-profile cases rattled four different agencies: Robert Miller with the FBI, John Walker with the Navy; Edward Howard Lee with the CIA, and Ronald Pelton, from the ultra-secretive National Security Agency (NSA). But the accomplishments of these traitors pales beside those of Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen. .... Filled with interviews with top experts, former agents and highly-placed analysts, TRAITORS WITHIN details all six cases, showing how security was breached, why the perpetrators were able to get away with it and how they were ultimately caught. The first hour of the show breaks down the events of 1985, while the second hour probes more deeply into the Ames and Hanssen cases." - History Channel Web site
George W. Bush : the son also rises( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 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
Lasting impressions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 14 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 actor, Raymond Burr, who was most famous for his roles in two TV series--Perry Mason and Ironside. Includes interviews with those who knew him
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

George W. Bush( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recounts the life of Texas governor, George W. Bush, in his own words, and those of his friends, family, and associates
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
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
Unrepressed : wild whimsical wood sculptures by Michael Ince( Visual )

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

Justices of the Peace by Gail Jansen( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
John Curry : dance on ice( Visual )

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

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
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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