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Moore, Allen

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The national parks : America's best idea by Dayton Duncan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,208 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
The Roosevelts : an intimate history by PBS Distribution (Firm)( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,739 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
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get set for an adventure that marked a new era in America! Film-maker Ken Burns presents the hilarious 1903 saga of the first transcontinental automobile trip. On a visionary whim and a $50 bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent. His arrival in New York City, after every imaginable breakdown and delay, proved that the "horseless carriage" really did have a future
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote
Through deaf eyes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring nearly 200 years of Deaf life in America, this film presents the shared experiences of American history--family life, education, work, and community connections--from the perspective of deaf citizens. Interviews include community leaders, historians, and deaf Americans with diverse views on language use, technology, and identity. The documentary also takes a straightforward look at life for people who are part of the cultural-linguistic group who use American Sign Language and often define themselves as "Deaf" with a capital and cultural "D" and deaf people who, for a variety of reasons, do not identify with the Deaf cultural community. The history often shows that intersections between deaf and Deaf people are many and that oppression and discrimination are common experiences
The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival footage with the voices of the people who were there: police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Jamal Joseph, and many others, it's an essential history and a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America."--Container
Death and the Civil War( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others
Empire of the air : the men who made radio( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of radio from the perspective of the men who shared in its invention: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong and David Sarnoff
U.S.-Mexican War 1846-1848( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1845, President John Tyler signed a Congressional resolution to annex Texas, and by 1846, 4,000 troops were on the Rio Grande. Shortly thereafter, President James Polk proposed that Mexico sell its northern half to the U.S. Hostilities commenced and the U.S. crossed the border to occupy Matamoras, U.S. warships landed troops at Veracruz, who fought their way overland to Mexico City. Santa Anna led a defending army, but the Mexicans were overwhelmed. In the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Mexico sold its northern territories to the U.S. for $15 million. For Mexico, the war was a traumatic event that resulted in the loss of many lives, half its territory, and a great deal of pride and hope for the future. However, it brought together a people who still were struggling with what it meant to be Mexican, just 20 years after achieving independence from Spain. This film examines both sides of a conflict that changed the shape of nations and left a legacy that endures to this day
Baseball by Don Kessinger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 567 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
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world
High lonesome : the story of bluegrass music( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of bluegrass, one of America's most vital musical fusions, from its folk roots in the Kentucky Hills through the innovations which have shaped its modern forms. The story unfolds through the words and songs of the musicians themselves, notably its founder Bill Monroe, along with other seminal bluegrass legends like Ralph Stanley, Mac Wiseman, Jimmy Martin, Flatt & Scruggs as well as many younger musicians who carry on their legacy
Coney Island( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In scale, in variety, in sheer inventiveness, Coney Island was unlike anything anyone had ever seen, and eventually, everyone came to see it. At the turn of the century, Coney Island exploded in a forest of glittering electric towers and a riot of rides, restaurants, recreated disasters, freak shows, and historical displays when three vast amusement parks -- Steeplechase, Luna Park, and Dreamland -- were built. Indicative of its overwhelming popularity, on a single day in September 1906, 200,000 postcards were mailed from Coney Island. A showcase for the wonders of the machine age, Coney Island was an extraordinary amusement empire that astonished, delighted, and shocked the nation -- and took Americans from the Victorian age into the modern world
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
Serpent Mother by Allen Moore( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Bengali and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the Bengalis in the town of Bishnupur worship the snake goddess Manasà„, a deity of the earth who is close to the day-to-day concerns of agrarian life
School, the story of American public education( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of public education in the United States from the country's origin to the present day
New York, 1898-1918 : the power and the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of New York: A Documentary Film, filmmaker Ric Burns follows the city into the 20th century in the wake of an extraordinary wave of immigration and the birth of the skyscraper. As New York spilled into the new century, the extraordinary interplay of capitalism, democracy and transformation surged to a climax. During a single generation, over 10 million immigrants arrived in New York. The city itself became an even more dramatic lure with the construction of the first subways and skyscrapers. And arising from the plight of New York's most exploited citizens came landmark legislation that would eventually transform the lives of all Americans
Jews and baseball : an American love story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-time Oscar -winner Dustin Hoffman narrates this decade-spanning documentary that highlights the contributions of Jewish Americans to the most American sport of them all: baseball
New York 1825-1865 : order and disorder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of New York: A Documentary Film details New York's enormous growth as a booming commercial center and multi-ethnic port, and the mounting tensions that set the stage for the nation's bloodiest riot. Filmmaker Ric Burns examines how New York City swelled into the nation's greatest industrial metropolis as a massive wave of German and Irish immigration turned the city into one of the world's most complex urban environments, bringing with it a host of new social problems. The program reveals how the city's artists, innovators and leaders, from poet Walt Whitman to Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux (the designers of Central Park) grappled with the city's growing conflicts--which culminated in the catastrophic Civil War Draft Riots of 1863. Part of the series New York: A Documentary Film. Distributed by PBS Distribution. (120 minutes) A streaming videorecording
 
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