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Blumer, Ronald H.

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Most widely held works by Ronald H Blumer
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
Benjamin Franklin by Ingri D'Aulaire( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Franklin's life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
American photography : a century of images by Ronald H Blumer( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life-- influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in the matters of life and death, medicine, science, and war
Alexander Hamilton by John Trumbull( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most controversial men of his age, Alexander Hamilton was a gifted statesman brought down by the fatal flaws of stubbornness, extreme candor, and arrogance. His life and career were marked by power, scandal, and tragedy
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
World War II: The Propaganda Battle( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers interviews two chief participants in the propaganda conflict-Fritz Hippler and Frank Capra
Sacred stage : the Mariinsky Theater( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mariinsky Theater (also known as the Kirov) of St. Petersburg has somehow maintained its artistic excellence through war, revolution and the collapse of Communism. Here the story of the theater's survival is told along with performance clips
The Empire of Reason( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama recreating the ratification debates on the U.S. Constitution as if they were being covered by today's television news. Highlights the New York convention in July, 1788
The Reel World of News( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 127 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 times that try men's souls ; Oh fatal ambition!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 4. All of Europe, and especially France, Britain's rival in Europe and the New World, is interested in the outcome of the American Revolution. In an attempt to capitalize on the rivalry, Congress dispatched Franklin to Versailles in late 1776 to seek financial and military support. When British Gen. Burgoyne was defeated at Saratoga, France entered the war, and a world war began
The reluctant revolutionaries ; Blows must decide( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 1. In 1763 American colonists were happily British, and proud to be subjects of King George. With the end of the French and Indian war, America became a land of opportunity, and the future founding fathers were poised to take advantage of it. Then the British imposed a seemingly routine tax--the Stamp Act. It created a firestorm throughout the colonies as Americans saw their liberties and power threatened. Benjamin Franklin found himself in the center of controversy as relations between England and America unravelled--Container
American photography. a century of images( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America changed profoundly in the 1960s and cameras were there to capture it all. From the civil rights movement, anti-war movement, Vietnam, and the space program-- photographers had unprecedented access to it all, and the media was willing to bring all the chaos of the era to the masses. With the advances in technology, photography became an increasingly powerful tool in criminology. Breakthrough digital technology promises both benefits and drawbacks for photography at the end of the 20th century. Though we live in a high-tech world, the enduring power of the still photograph remains
The world turned upside down ; Are we to be a nation? by Joan Henson( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 5. How do Americans, fighting in the name of liberty, justify the institution of slavery? The British hoped to exploit the contradictions posed by slavery and enlist the support of loyalists in the South, but they failed. The convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown trapped a weary British army led by Lord Cornwallis. Two years later, the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending eight years of fighting
The image makers by Ursula Kolbe( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of mass communication provided a new understanding of ways to manipulate images and influence popular opinion, giving birth to the idea of public relations. Bill Moyers discusses the public relations campaign designed to improve the image of John D. Rockefeller, launched by Ivy Lee in 1914. He talks with Edward Bernays, the man who coined the term "public relations" and immortalized Thomas Edison, about the science of "the engineering of consent." Practitioners of public relations claim they are page ising their democratic rights to inform and persuade. Moyers points out that this powerful tool must be carefully scrutinized since truth can be disguised on many levels
American photography. a century of images( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life-- influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in the matters of life and death, medicine, science, and war
The new medicine by Ronald H Blumer( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion book to the documentary The New Medicine, featuring in depth interviews with the participants of this program -- world experts in their fields. They present the hard scientific evidence behind the fact that our mental state has a direct influence on our physical health. Together they make a compelling case that physicians must treat the whole person with an illness, not just the illness alone in order to promote true healing. Many are practitioners of Integrative Medicine and make the convincing case that listening to a patient's concerns and building rapport is essential for an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan
"Marshall, Texas."( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 84 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
Liberty! : the American Revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with historians and dramatic reenactments of eyewitness accounts, this documentary series chronicles the pivotal events that took place between 1763 and 1789 as the United States came into being. In 1763, America's capital city is London, Benjamin Franklin is considering retirement in England and no one connects Boston Harbor to tea parties. But British efforts to enforce the Stamp Act in 1765 bring protests in America, and attempts to impose sanctions on the colonies are met with increasing resistance. Dumping tea in Boston Harbor is the final straw. The British send troops to Massachusetts to quell the storm and install a military governor in the Spring of 1774. John Adams is called from Massachusetts to Philadelphia to become part of the first Continental Congress which included representatives from the thirteen colonies including George Washington, John Hancock, Samuel Adams and Thomas Jefferson
Liberty! : the American Revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Days after the Declaration is signed, the British drop anchor in New York Harbor, sending the untrained American army packing. Washington's volunteer troops are driven the length of New Jersey. With just days of enlistment left for many recruits, a desperate Washington leads his army across the Delaware River early on December 26, 1776, to mount a surprise attack on Trenton. The enemy is routed. The American Revolution continues
 
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