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Barnes, Paul 1951-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 15,051 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Trials, litigation, etc  Television adaptations  Music  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Documentary films  Personal narratives 
Roles: Film editor, Performer, Producer, Director
Classifications: F592.7, 940.5428
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Barnes
The war by Ken Burns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
Not for ourselves alone the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote
The national parks America's best idea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction
Lewis & Clark the journey of the Corps of Discovery by Ken Burns ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the most important expedition in American history, led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Includes the stories of the young army men, French-Canadian boatmen, Clark's African-American slave, and the Shoshone woman named Sacagawea who went with them
Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America
The thin blue line by Errol Morris ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Thomas Jefferson
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and a refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and newspapers of the day, the fascinating story of this universally admired monument is told."--Container
Baseball by Ken Burns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns
A Very bloody affair, 1862 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1862 saw the birth of modern warfare and the transformation of Lincoln's war to preserve the Union into a war to emancipate the slaves. Episode two begins with the political infighting that treatened to swamp Lincoln's administration and then follows Union general George McClellan's ill-fated campaign on the Virginia Peninsula where his hugh army meets a smaller but infinitely more resourceful Confederate force. During this episode we witness the battle of ironclad ships, partake of camplife, and watch slavery begin to crumble. We meet Ulysses S. Grant whose exploits come to a climax at the Battle of Shiloh. The episode ends with rumors of Europe's readiness to recognize the Confederacy
Empire of the air the men who made radio ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack
The Cause, 1861 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with a dramatic indictment of slavery, this first episode evokes the causes of the war, from the cotton kingdom in the South to the abolitionist movement in the North. Here the major characters are introduced, along with a host of less well-known but equally vital characters. Shown are events immediately preceeding the outbreak of hostilities to the diastrous Union defeat at Manassas, where both sides learned it would be a long war
1865, war is all hell ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The episode begins with William Tecumseh Sherman's brilliant March to the Sea, which brings war to the heart of Georgia and the Carolinas and spells the end of the Confederacy. In March, following Lincoln's second inauguration, first Petersburg and then Richmond finally fall to Grant's army. Lee's tattered Army of Northern Virginia flees westward toward a tiny crossroads town called Appomattox Court House. There the dramatic and deeply moving surrender of Lee to Grant takes place. The episode ends in Washington where John Wilkes Booth begins to dream of vengeance for the South
The Better angels of our nature, 1865 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This episode concludes the series with Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln's assassination and the capture of John Wilkes Booth, and the fate of the series' major characters. Finally, the episode considers the consequence and meaning of the war that transformed the country from a collection of states to the nation we are today
Simply murder, 1863 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The episode begins with the nightmarish Union disaster at Fredericksburg and comes to two climaxes the following spring: at Chancellorsville, Lee wins his most brillant victory but loses Stonewall Jackson; at Vicksburg, Grant's attempts to take the city by storm are stopped. Army life and life on the home front North and South are examined. As the episode ends, Lee decides to invade the North again to draw Grant's forces from Vicksburg
Forever free, 1862 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This episode charts the dramatic events that led to Lincoln's decision to set the slaves free. Convinced by July, 1862 that emancipation was morally and militarily crucial to the future of the Union, Lincoln must wait for a victory to issue his proclamation. But there is no Union victory to be had until Antietam, the bloodiest day of the war, followed shortly by the brightest--the emancipation of the slaves
Most hallowed ground, 1864 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This episodes begins with the presidential campaign of 1864 that set Lincoln against his old commanding general, George McClellan. The stakes are nothing less than the survival of the Union itself: with Grant and Sherman stalled at Petersburg and Atlanta, opinion in the North has turned strongly against Lincoln and the war. But eleventh hour Union victories at Mobile Bay, Atlanta and the Shenandoah Valley tilt the election to Lincoln, and the Confederacy's last hope for independence dies. The episode also examines the prison camps, and the role of spies in the war effort. In an ironic twist, Lee's Arlington mansion is turned into a Union military hospital and the estate becomes Arlington National Cemetery--the Union's most hallowed ground
The Civil War by Ken Burns ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with a biographical comparison of Grant and Lee, this episode chronicles the battles that pitted the two generals against each other from the Wilderness to Petersburg in Virginia, as in thiry days the two armies lose more men than both sides have lost in three years of war. With Grant and Lee finally deadlocked at Petersburg, we visit the ghastly hospitals north and south, then follow Sherman's campaign in northern Georgia. As the armies become deadlocked at Richmond and Atlanta, Lincoln's chances for re-election dim
Not for ourselves along The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony : failure is impossible ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second installment in Ken Burns' eye-opening profile of the women's suffrage movement, this program depicts the later years of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. With the help of rarely seen archival materials and voice-over portrayals by well-known actors, viewers learn how the struggle for women's rights gained momentum in America and coalesced around the right to vote
 
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