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Andracke, Gregory

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Most widely held works by Gregory Andracke
Taxi to the dark side by Alex Gibney( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation into the introduction of torture as an interrogation technique in U.S. facilities, and the role played by key figures of the Bush Administration in the process. Takes an in-depth look at the case of Afghan taxi driver Dilawar, who was suddenly detained by the U.S. military one afternoon and died in his Bagram prison cell five days later
Triangle fire( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fire that tore through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the gruesome culmination of years of unrest in America's most profitable manufacturing industry. Two years earlier, led by a spontaneous walkout in the same factory, twenty thousand garment workers, in the largest women's strike in American history, took to the streets of New York to protest working conditions. They gained the support of both progressives and leading women in New York's society
New York underground( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of how the longest, most sophisticated electric subway in the world was built"--Container
American Ballet Theatre : a history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more
Norman Rockwell : painting America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of painter/illustrator Norman Rockwell. Features interviews with historians, critics, family, friends, and admirers
The battle over Citizen Kane( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to surpress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
The Supreme Court( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rehnquist revolution: "Details the court from the election of President Richard Nixon - who appointed 4 new justices in less than two years - through to the more recent Court of today. During this period one man put his stamp on the institution and solidified and enhanced the power of the Court in the modern area"--Set container
Declining by degrees : higher education at risk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Declining by Degrees, veteran correspondent, John Merrow looks at what's really going on in higher education. This monumental project gathers sixteen essayists that ask tough--and long overdue--questions about our colleges and universities. This film blows higher education's cover, showing that the multi-billion dollar enterprise of higher education has gone astray, allowing as many as 20% of all students to coast to a diploma without learning much at all. Offering prescriptions for change, this film shows our nation to be at great risk if we do nothing
Soldiers in the Army of God( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Army of God, an anti-abortion group that advocates violence. Includes interviews with group members (one of whom sits on death row) as well as abortion providers
Gladiator days : anatomy of a prison murder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violent crime in prison is an everyday reality. Captured by Utah State Prison surveillance cameras, the documentary shows how white supremacist Troy Kell stabbed black inmate Lonnie Blackmon 67 times while his accomplice Eric Daniels helped hold down the victim. All the while, prison guards watched from the sidelines waiting for the SWAT team to arrive
Dead blue : surviving depression( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Wallace, the reporter, Martha Manning, a psychologist, and William Styron, the writer talk about their experiences with clinical depression. They explain the hopelessness, the pain and the stigma of a mental illness. Their family members tell what it was they saw as the person tells their point of view
Curtain call( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary presents the unforgettable story of eight remarkable residents of the Actor's Fund Home in Englewood New Jersey. This is no ordinary nursing home--it is the retirement home of film and stage artists, and the residents are still full of vitality as they recall tales of Broadway's golden age and what they have done with their lives. The film opens a compelling window onto the world of 20th-century performers, whose stories are filled with rich personal and historical details of a vanished world
The artists. painting America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Norman Rockwell, "the artist of the people," using archival footage and visual images from the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Featuring interviews with historians, critics, family, friends and admirers, this production gives an in depth look at the artist, his art and the Americana he created with his brushstrokes
Democracy and struggle ; Let freedom ring( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at the Cold War, communism, segregation, civil rights and Dr. Martin Luther King. It also examines John F. Kennedy and his presidency and the National Farm Workers Association
Liberty for all? ; Wake up, America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at freedom of religion in America. It explores the journeys of pioneers to the American West and the pursuit of gold. The industrial revolution is also included. Human and civil rights in the United States are explored
Independence ; Revolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at the American pursuit of freedom beginning in 1776 and continues through the Lewis and Clark expedition
Marching to freedom land ; Becoming free( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at Lyndon B. Johnson, his presidency, and the Vietnam War. It also explores the Civil Rights Movement, segregation, and war protests. It continues on through history including the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. Focusing on the ensuing presidencies and American freedom
Safe for democracy ; Depression and war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at the Wright brothers' airplane flights, World War I, the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. It also examines Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and the United States entry into World War II
A fatal contradiction ; A war to end slavery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at slavery, the abolition movement and the Civil War
Living with dying by Katherine Murray( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Death, which sooner or later comes to all, is treated as a strangely taboo subject in America. In this program, Bill Moyers describes the search for new ways of thinking-- and talking-- about dying. Forgoing the usual reluctance that most Americans show toward speaking about death, patients and medical professionals alike come forward to examine the end of life with honesty, courage, and even humor, demonstrating that dying can be an incredibly rich experience for both the terminally ill and their loved ones."
 
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