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Epstein, Michael (Film director)

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Most widely held works by Michael Epstein
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
LennoNYC( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the world remembered John Lennon on what would have been his 70th birthday, and the 30th anniversary of his death, a new film takes an intimate look at the time Lennon, Yoko Ono, and their son, Sean, spent living in New York City during the 1970s. Featuring never-before-heard studio recordings and never-before-seen outtakes from Lennon in concert and home movies
The battle over Citizen Kane( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
Citizen Kane : 70th anniversary utimate collector's edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Grand Central( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On January 8, 1902, a commuter train traveling through a tunnel in New York City's Grand Central Depot ran into another train, killing 17 people. An engineer's innovative response to the crisis gave birth to one of America's greatest establishments: Grand Central Terminal. By 1947, over 65 million people had traveled through the station. Today, it is one of New York's most famous spaces and a living monument to the nation's great railway age
Going to war by Michael Epstein( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is it really like to go to war? For millennia, only warriors could really answer that question. Now, a new PBS documentary takes viewers inside the experience of battle and reveals the soldier's experiences as never before. It helps viewers make sense of this paradox and get to the heart of what it is like to be a soldier in times of war."--
Antietam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antietam was the first major clash of the Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was also the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, causing approximately 23,000 casualties. What changed Antietam from merely an infamous day in the nation's history to one of its most profound? This program describes the attacks and counterattacks of September 17, 1862, while spotlighting the historic document that emerged from the smoke and ashes: the Emancipation Proclamation
Jim Gaffigan : quality time( Visual )

2 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Gaffigan is in top form for his seventh comedy special. The four-time Grammy-nominated comedian doesn't understand why people aren't more honest about the reasons they don't want to attend events, while at the same time embraces lying to kids. From horses and dog birthdays to traveling and museums, Jim continues to impress
Combat diary( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal look from the soldiers' point of view of the war in Iraq. Shot firsthand by the soldiers of Lima Company, the hardest hit combat unit in Iraq
Citizen Kane( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
The hurricane of '38( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without sophisticated forecasting tools, the East Coast was taken by surprise as a hurricane ripped into the New England coast with a fury that set off seismographs in Alaska. People found themselves, virtually without warning, in the midst of the most devastating storm ever recorded in North America. The "Florida Cyclone" killed some 600 people, destroyed 8,000 homes, and wrecked 6,000 boats
John & Yoko : above us only sky( Visual )

11 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of the untold story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1971 album Imagine. This film reveals the depth of the creative collaboration between John and Yoko and explores how the art, politics and music of the pair are intrinsically entwined
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a three-part series in which acclaimed documentary filmmakers present ten pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions. This segment of four documentary films tells of four events in early U.S. history. The Pequot War, a massacre in Mysic, Conn. on May 26, 1637, set the pattern of possessing Indian land in America. Shays' Rebellion (Jan. 25, 1787) was a protest against debt collection and taxation practices that motivated George Washington to come out of retirement and help strengthen the fragile new nation, leading to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The California gold rush began Jan. 24, 1848, and spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. The Civil War battle of Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862, saw 23,000 casualties on both sides, making this the bloodiest day in American history, but the Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation
Citizen Kane : 70th anniversary( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Citizen Kane, following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions
Novel reflections on the American dream( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and authors examine the characters, plots, and themes of seven American novels that deal with wealth, poverty, and the nature of success and failure in the U.S. The Great Gatsby, The Grapes of Wrath, The House of Mirth, Sister Carrie, Saul Bellow's Seize the Day, Gish Jen's Typical American, and Ann Petry's The Street are analyzed
Citizen Kane( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RKO 281: language and some graphic sexual images
Makers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military and even Lyndon Johnson. It was not until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. This program includes interviews with Collins, as well as Sally Ride's classmates Shannon Lucid, Rhea Seddon and Kathryn Sullivan, and features Mae Jemison, the first female African America astronaut, and Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a three-part series in which acclaimed documentary filmmakers present ten pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions. This segment of four documentary films tells of four events in early U.S. history. The Pequot War, a massacre in Mystic, Conn. on May 26, 1637, set the pattern of possessing Indian land in America. Shays' Rebellion (Jan. 25, 1787) was a protest against debt collection and taxation practices that motivated George Washington to come out of retirement and help strengthen the fragile new nation, leading to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The California gold rush began Jan. 24, 1848, and spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. The Civil War battle of Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862, saw 23,000 casualties on both sides, making this the bloodiest day in American history, but the Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation
 
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Epstein, Michael (Producer)

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English (117)

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