WorldCat Identities

Fisher, Sanford H.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 2,195 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Music 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E741, 943.086
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sanford H Fisher
World War II the propaganda battle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers interviews two chief participants in the propaganda conflict-Fritz Hippler and Frank Capra
The Twenties( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usually seen as an age of speakeasies, flappers and high living, the 1920's also saw millions of workers struggling for better wages. This program explores this decade when old America was vanishing and a new urban nation was being formed. Includes reminiscences of Americans who lived during this period
"Change, Change"( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1960's were years of rapid change in America: the increasing impact of television, computerization, social unrest, assassinations, the war in Vietnam and the landing of a man on the moon. Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of these diverse changes on our culture
Out of the depths the miner's story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at coal-miners in Colorado at the turn of the century; the poor working conditions, their almost feudal existance, and their attempt at a strike. Includes interviews with former Colorado coal-miners
Post-war hopes, cold war fears( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in America after World War II, a time of rash optimism and neuroses. While the dollar was strong and everyday life improved, the 1950's also saw the lowering of the Iron Curtain, the loss of China to Communism, the Korean War and the Red Scare
Come to the Fairs( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of America's World's Fairs beginning with the first one held in Chicago in 1893. It was at these fairs that new inventions such as the Ferris wheel and the telephone were first introduced. Also discusses how fairs have changed in recent years
America on the Road( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of the automobile and the ways it has changed American society, beginning with Henry Ford and production innovations that made the automobile available to ordinary Americans, and concluding with the oil crisis of the 1970s
Presidents & politics, with Richard Strout( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Richard Strout reminisces about his career as a reporter covering Washington and the White House. Beginning with the administration of Warren G. Harding up to the Reagan administration, Strout has seen Washington grow from an unhurried southern town into a bustling international seat of government
WWII the propaganda battle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how, during World War II, the United States and Germany used motion pictures to inspire their countrymen and instill in their troops a desire to win the war
Marshall, Texas ; Marshall, Texas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas, and reexamines his past through the voices of current residents and past classmates
The Reel world of news( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at newsreels, a unique 20th century institution. For over 50 years newsreels informed and entertained whole generations until their demise in the mid-1960's with the advance of televised nightly newscasts
The Helping hand( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the New Deal helped to create jobs during the Depression. Interviews former Civilian Conservation Corps workers who benefited from these programs
TR and his times( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Bill Moyers and biographer David McCullough examine Theodore Roosevelt, who helped shape America at the turn of the century. With his energy and optimism Roosevelt successfully ushered the country onto the world stage and championed reform legislation, setting a precedent for a strong chief executive
The Second American revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosts Bill Moyers, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis examine the search of Blacks for racial equality in twentieth-century America. Includes archival film and still photographs of the great personalities and events of the freedom movement
I.I. Rabi, man of the century( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I.I. Rabi, nobel laureate physicist, discusses his views on atomic energy, the Nazi movement and the McCarthy era
The 30-second president( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how television has changed presidential elections beginning with Dwight Eisenhower, who first used this new medium in his 1952 campaign
The Arming of the Earth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Bill Moyers considers how the machine gun, the submarine, and the airplane have revolutionized the conduct of war. Focuses on the way in which advances in the technology of war have vastly increased the civilian toll in wartime
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in America after World War II, a time of rash optimism and neuroses. While the dollar was strong and everyday life improved, the 1950's also saw the lowering of the Iron Curtain, the loss of China to Communism, the Korean War and the Red Scare
The Democrat and the dictator( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Bill Moyers compares and contrasts the careers of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, focusing on the youth, personality, leadership style, and political goals of each
Complete tennis( Visual )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English (56)