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Gaynor, Jim

Overview
Works: 22 works in 38 publications in 1 language and 418 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Case studies  True crime television programs  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Composer
Classifications: HV6248.S5619, 364.1092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Gaynor
Buzz E. Bee at the rainy day zoo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the lovable Buzz E. Bee and his time-telling friend Ticky (or Tickey) as they set out to explore the rainy day zoo and its interesting animals
Beast of the Ukraine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrei Chikatilo, a married man, teacher, and member of the Communist party, began a life of serial child molestation, rape, and murder in the 1970s. He picked up runaways, prostitutes, and children throughout the 1980s, killing and mutilating them in the most horrible ways, all to satisfy himself sexually. After several arrests, he was finally convicted and executed in 1994
American justice death penalty( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the important role the public defenders play in the U.S. criminal justice system. Presents specific cases in which young and dedicated lawyers defended the poor and the underprivileged in the American court of law who otherwise could not afford legal counsels
Bugsy Siegel gambling on the mob( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contract killer Bugsy Siegel was dashing, persuasive, and wildly imaginative. But he was also reckless, neurotic, and volatile. Like night and day, Siegel's split personality brought him both glory and trouble
We, the jury( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video reviews some of the most important and memorable trials of the past ten years (Simpson, Kervorkian, Menendez, Denny) through the eyes of the juries. Iteatures interviews with jurors, as well as a discussion of the legal and ethical issues they face
The Andrea Yates story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shocking story of the Texas mother of 5 who drowned her children, one by one, in the bathtub. With home video of the Yates family, an interview with husband Rusty Yates, and videotaped psychiatrist interviews, trace the downward spiral of a loving mother into the darkness of mental illness and its tragic consequences
Ed Gein( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the darkest recesses of the killer Ed Gein. When investigators were finally led to his farmhouse, they found a freshly killed, decapitated and gutted body hanging by its feet, furniture adorned with human skulls and skin and a cupboard filled with serving pieces made from the remains of his victims. Drawing from Gein's official police records, interviews with his former neighbors, this is an unforgettable profile of one of the most disturbing killers in history. Gein's life spawned three movies - "Psycho", "The Silence of the Lambs" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
Iran the next Iraq?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role of the Iranian government in the post-9/11 world. With a new, hard-line president and a seemingly reinvigorated nuclear program, is Iran a clear and present danger to American security, or is it merely exploiting the political and military instability in the region?
Gangbusters by Eric Seuel Davies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the roaring '20s, gangs have posed a unique problem for law enforcement officials. Dealing with them takes special tools, psychology, and laws. That's where the gangbusters come in. Through the years, these task forces have found creative ways to infiltrate gangs and gather the evidence needed to put their members behind bars"--producer
The Central Park jogger case what went wrong?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Kurtis reexamines the case of the Central Park jogger, Trisha Meili. The five young men who were originally convicted of rape had their sentences vacated as new DNA evidence proved another man guilty. Looks to see where such an error of judgement happened: police procedures, media coverage or official myopia
Transplant( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an unforgettable look at what it means to rely on the organs of another to have a chance of survival
Mistaken identity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1997, 16-year-old Terence Garner was arrested and charged with armed robbery and attempted murder at the Quality Finance Company. With no physical evidence linking him to the crime, the North Carolina teen was convicted solely on the basis of eyewitness testimony. Reveals how, another man, related to one of Garner's supposed accomplices, confessed to the crime. The controversy that followed raised serious questions about the value of eyewitness testimony and the investigative process that led to Garner's 32-year sentence
The Susan Smith story a mother's confession( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the shocking story of how Susan Smith drowned her two sons and then tried to fool the nation into believing that an African-American man had committed the crime
American justice( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trace the developments in the tragic case that attracted national attention and led to a shocking conclusion
Holland 1953 assault of the sea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approximately 40% of the Netherlands lies below sea level, and the waters are held back by a sophisticated network of dikes and breakwaters. But in 1953, the system broke down. The film also examines the workings of the Delta Project, an ambitious water-management system developed after the flood, which gives the lowland residents confidence that such a disaster will never strike again
A mother's story of murder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the case of Debbie Milke, who is on Arizona's Death Row for the murder of her 4-year old son in 1989
Conspiracy?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On July 17th, 1996 at 8:31pm, TWA flight 800 exploded in mid-air and fell into the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 230 people aboard. Almost immediately, there were rumors of foul play. Hundreds of people saw the explosion, and many claim they saw lights streaking toward the jet before it was destroyed. But after an exhaustive investigation, the NTSB declared that Flight 800 was brought down by an explosion caused by a malfunction in the fuel tank
Who killed the candy heiress? The Helen Brach story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Kurtis examines this unusual case with the help of investigators and attorneys intimately familiar with it, along with those who knew Brach. She was an eccentric heiress whose family founded one of America's most famous candy companies. In 1977, she disappeared without a trace. For twenty years, law enforcement officials tried to solve the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of Helen Brach. Finally, in 1995, a former lover was convicted in connection with her death. But her body has never been found, and many believe that other people involved remain unpunished. See how her unorthodox passions may well have led to her to uncover a criminal cabal that was willing to kill to protect their secret, and explore other theories about her fate
American justice( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two men on trial for killing an elderly man claim the old man got what he deserved. They tell the court that he had abused his family for decades and got away with it because the victims feared his connections to the local political machine."--Publisher's website
For love or money( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the 1999 murder of Texas millionaire Steven Beard through the eyes of Celeste Beard Johnson, conspirator, and Tracey Tarlton, confessed killer. Examines the discrepancies in their stories, how the evidence pointed to the killer, and the path the cases took through the justice system
 
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