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Smith, Martin 1939-

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Most widely held works by Martin Smith
Vietnam : a television history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
Cold War by Jeremy Isaacs( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at nearly five decades of global history, with more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning images
Perilous fight : America's World War II in color( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This DVD brings America's wartime experience, on the battlefield and at home, vividly and intimately to life. The series combines original color film footage with compelling passages from diaries and letters written by people who were part of an unforgettable period of history."
Vietnam interview : Co Thach Nguyen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreign Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Nguyen Co Thach recalls life during the French colonial period. He describes his province of Nan Dinh as overcrowded and poor. Nguyen Co Thach recalls his days in the nationalist movement, which he joined shortly after he was released from prison in 1940. He talks about the hardest years he spent in the resistance, from 1947 until 1949, when the French began to close in on the resistance movement. Nguyen Co Thach also recalls his negotiations with Averell Harriman, his secret talks with Henry Kissinger, and the 1969 ceasefire proposal, which was rejected
Vietnam interview : young Vietnamese boys( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with two young Vietnamese boys, Hoang Van Dac and Dinh Xuan Ngoan. The boys recall the afternoon when the Americans sprayed chemicals. The first boy remembers being in school and the teacher herding the students into a shelter. He recalls the air raids that took place in 1969 and his house being burnt down twice. The second boy discusses how, since the end of the war, he is feeling happier and can concentrate on his studies and rebuilding the country. He also talks about the bombings and the effect it had on daily life
Vietnam interview : Robert Franco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Franco was a lieutenant in command of a platoon in Vietnam. He talks about his arrival in Vietnam, learning the ropes, and being sent to a heavily land-mined area. He recounts not being able to move his men forward because of their panic at the sight of mines. He recalls ambushes and describes American drug use in-theater. He finishes by describing preparations for returning to civilian life, his reservations about being awarded a bronze star for valor, and his contention that soldiers had no idea what they were fighting for
Cold War( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series documenting the rise and fall of the Cold War, the actions of world leaders, and the wars and arms races occurring during this time
The fall of Saigon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peace is at hand": While American and Vietnamese soldiers continued to clash in battle, diplomats in Paris argued about making peace. "Homefront USA": Through troubled years of controversy and violence, U.S. casualties mounted, victory remained elusive, and American opinion moved from general approval to general dissatisfaction with the Vietnam War. "The end of the tunnel": On April 29, 1975 - 10 years after America had committed ground combat troops to Vietnam and two years after a cease-fire agreement had failed to stop the fighting - North Vietnamese communists toppled the South Vietnamese government in Saigon in a lightning offensive that startled the world
WWII, the lost color archives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until today, our collective memories of World War II have lived almost exclusively in black and white. Recently re-discovered color film archival materials, assembled after years of research, offers a new perspective on everything from the war's most critical battles and key personalities to details of life on the home front to the plight of uprooted refugees
Vietnam, a television history by Judy Crichton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts events in Vietnam from 1945 through 1975, and the Vietnamese conflict in which the United States became involved. Uses footage and interviews with various people
Frontline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to reveal the dramatic inside story of how the U.S. government came to monitor and collect the communications of millions of people around the world--including ordinary Americans--and the lengths they went to as they tried to hide this massive surveillance program from the public. Part One goes inside Washington and the NSA, piecing together the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11 and continues today--even after the revelations of its existence by Edward Snowden. Part Two explores the secret relationship between Silicon Valley and the NSA, and investigates how the government and tech companies have worked together to gather and warehouse your data. From the investigative team behind FRONTLINE's award-winning Money, Power and Wall Street, United States of Secrets is the definitive history of domestic surveillance in a post-9/11 world. Part political thriller and part spy novel, the series is gripping viewing for those who want to understand the context of the Snowden affair--and what it means for all Americans
Frontline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is about the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and the deadly civil war in Syria. With interviews from key military and diplomatic leaders, Obama at War examines the hard choices facing the president as he tries to defeat the Islamic State without dragging America into a prolonged regional conflict
World War II in color by Michael Kloft( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows newly discovered color footage from World War 2: the events that led up to the outbreak of war in Europe, through the German Blitzkrieg and Pearl Harbor, the days before the D-Day invasion, the skies over Germany, the jungles of the Pacific and the seas of the North Atlantic, the D-Day invasion, V-E Day in London and ground zero in Japan
Cold War( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary series which examines the Cold War and its influence on history, culture, technology, economics, and the modern psyche
Target America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of terrorist attacks against the United States by Islamic fundamentalists, beginning with the American Embassy workers taken hostage in Iran during Jimmy Carter's presidency. Looks at other incidents--the bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, the killing of American soldiers in a Berlin nightclub, the downing of Pan Am 103, and the first attack on the World Trade Center. Discusses the American government's attempts to deal with these attacks, particularly focusing on the Reagan administration. Uncovers a long-standing division within the nation's security apparatus about how to deal with an enemy that has been targeting America and Americans for decades
Under the rainbow by Steve Rash( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a man's uncle leaves him in charge of a rundown Culver City hotel, the man changes the name and soon the hotel is host to assassins, tourists, secret agents and even a group of munchkins who are filming a movie nearby
Cambodia and Laos( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Vietnam's smaller and technically neutral neighbors. Shows how both were drawn into a wider Indochinese conflict and how Cambodia endured a post-conflict holocaust
Vietnam, a television history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots of war: Examines the period of French colonial domination of Vietnam and the rise of Ho Chi Minh toward the end of World War II. Ho Chi Minh declared independence in Hanoi, but the British helped the French regain control of Saigon, effectively dividing the country
Vietnam, a television history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homefront USA: Focuses on the polarization of American opinion about U.S. involvement in Vietnam, exploring the reporting of events at home, and the expression of public policy
Cold War( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 21: Spies. Early CIA attempts to penetrate the Iron Curtain are thwarted. The U.S. reacts with increasingly sophisticated technological intelligence--the U-2 spy-plane, satellite reconnaissance and electronic eavesdropping. Yet human spies remain important. Sometimes betrayers, sometimes betrayed, many spies pay with their lives
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