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Jennings, Tom 1961-

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Most widely held works by Tom Jennings
The conspirator by Robert Redford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt--her own son
God in America : how religious liberty shaped America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the sweeping and dramatic story of religious life in America, examining more than 500 years of American religious history, from the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the 2008 presidential election. Examine this history as it has played out in public life, exploring the complex interaction between religion and democracy in the United States; the origins of the American concept of religious liberty; the dynamics of the ever-evolving American religious marketplace; and more
Walt Disney by Joseph Bullman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new film examines Disney's complex life and enduring legacy. Features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, interviews with biographers and animators, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland into reality
Being mortal by Atul Gawande( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly
The Fidel Castro tapes : the story of the Cuban dictator's turbulent leadership by Tom Jennings( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This chronicles the Cuban leader's ability to maintain control through ongoing tumult in his country, and in his dealings with the United States and the rest of the world
The hunt for John Wilkes Booth by Hunt for John Wilkes Booth( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the fateful balcony in Ford's Theatre to Dr. Samuel Mudd's remote home to the fiery showdown in a Virginia farmhouse, experience firsthand the suspenseful, breakneck search for America's first presidential assassin. Discover the awesome reach of his conspiracy, which had further targeted Vice President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William Seward in a bid to undermine the U.S. Government and give the Confederacy a second chance. No man has ever been hunted with greater fervor, with 10,000 federal troops, detectives and police hunting those responsible for assassinating President Lincoln
Titanic : the complete story( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "unsinkable" Titanic was a dream come true. Four city blocks long and a passenger list that included the wealthy and the immigrants. Her maiden voyage in April 1912 became a nightmare when the giant ship struck an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic. More than 1,500 lives were lost in the disaster
Troy : unearthing the legend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This multifaceted journey into the history and mythology of ancient Troy arrives just in time for the feature film release of Troy. Program 1, Rise and fall of the Spartans: Explores the factors that drove the Peloponnesian city-state to martial excellence. Presents a comprehensive guide to the Spartan legacy. Program 2, The Odyssey of Troy: Explores the legendary city's remarkable ruins and examines Homer's The Iliad to unearth the secrets of Troy. Program 3, The Ancient gold of Troy: Examines golden artifacts from Troy. When archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann uncovered the ruins of Troy in the 1870s, among the many artifacts unearthed were stunningly crafted works of gold. Program 4, The Trojan city: Examines the connection between The Iliad and Troy. For centuries The Iliad was considered to be more fiction than fact. In 1873, controversial archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, using clues from Homer's epic poem, discovered the remains of the city he believed to be Troy. Examines evidence found during the 1990s which confirmed Schnliemann's findings and gave new credence to Homer's account
The lost JFK tapes : the assassination( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals rarely seen archival footage that has been digitally captured and assembled into a detailed timeline. Included is footage capturing the real-time horror of parade-goers who witnessed the killing, the out-of-breath local anchors reporting the breaking news bulletin, the priest who describes administering the president's last rites and the ongoing, on-air speculation over who fired the fatal shots. Includes news footage, radio reports, audio recordings, and home movies
Lost colony of Roanoke( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the known history of Roanoke Island and the bases for speculation on what happened to the colonists
Lincoln, his life and legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the nation's sixteenth president. Presents a complex portrait of a man who many consider to be our greatest commander-in-chief, but who considered himself a lonely man. Brings to life the tumultuous time in which he led the country, some of his finest Civil War moments, and his final hours
American terrorist( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. In collaboration with ProPublica, the film reveals how secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters, and how Headley planned another Charlie hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper
MLK : the assassination tapes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time, long-lost tapes and rediscovered images detail the tragedy of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who was assassinated on April 4, 1968
The monkey trial( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of John Scopes, a Tennessee biology teacher arrested in 1925 for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The Scopes trial was America's first major media event
Frontline( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the enduring images of heroic rescues undertaken by the New Orleans Police Department in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, there is another story of law enforcement in crisis, even out of control. This year-long, ongoing collaboration among Frontline, ProPublica, and the New Orleans Times-Picayune investigates charges that NOPD officers inappropriately used lethal force against New Orleans citizens and then tried to cover up their actions
Guns of the revolution( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the 13 colonies to the October Revolution to the mountains of Cuba, these are the weapons that helped rewrite history
The secret life of the brain by David Grubin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
A perfect terrorist( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of November 26, 2008, ten men armed with guns and grenades launched an assault on Mumbai that left 166 dead. David Coleman Headley, a Lashkar/ISI operative had been casing the city for two years. He was an American citizen. Frontline and Sebastian Rotella team up to investigate the circumstances behind Headley's rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to master plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai
Satan, Prince of Darkness( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the Biblical tale of his fall to the incredible stories of those who believe they have crossed his path ... [go on] a chilling journey through the long and legendary history of Satan. Scholars, historical experts, and theologians examine classic paintings, academic texts, and modern movies for an unprecedented look at the many ways Satan has been portrayed throughout the centuries"--Container
Water flooding of oil sands in Illinois by David Benjamin Taliaferro( )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Titanic : the complete story
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Jennings, Thomas

Jennings, Thomas, 1961-

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