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Barnes, Paul 1951-

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Most widely held works by Paul Barnes
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,744 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 )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of women's suffrage through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship between Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony who were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of a majority of American citizens. This final segment of a 2-part presentation covers the years from the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868 to the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution in 1919 which gave women the vote
The national parks America's best idea by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,171 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 Florentine Films( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,021 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - 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
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

23 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the American West beginning before the European settlers and continuing into the 20th century. Includes the peoples, the wagon trains, the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad and the destruction of the buffalo, wars against the Indians, settlers in the West, the Wounded Knee massacre, and beginnings of the new West
The thin blue line by Errol Morris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,040 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
Baseball by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 475 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
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 389 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
The thin blue line( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the roadside murder of a Dallas police officer, and the subsequent arrest and conviction of drifter Randall Adams, who was given a death sentence despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence
A Very bloody affair, 1862 by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 276 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 )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 253 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 Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark clouds of defeat hover over the Union Army as President Lincoln prepares the landmark Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves. While Lincoln waits for a victorious moment for this announcement, Union troops lose repeatedly to the brilliant generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. Finally, with a victory at Antietam Creek, the bloodiest day of the war gives way to the dawn of emancipation. The definition of freedom in in America would never be the same again
The Cause, 1861( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 135 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 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 119 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
Most hallowed ground, 1864 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 110 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
Not for ourselves alone The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony : failure is impossible( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 109 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
Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 109 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
 
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