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10 days that unexpectedly changed America ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,183 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 backtrop 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.
Jane Eyre ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence.
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
"Pride and prejudice is the story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England. In a world where obtaining an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation, Elizabeth's independent manner threatens her family's future. Will her romantic sparring with the mysterious and arrogant Darcy end in misfortune-- or will love's true nature prevail?"--Container.
Crusades ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East, the Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today.
A performance of Macbeth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall.
Desperate crossing the untold story of the Mayflower ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land.
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end.
William Shakespeare a life of drama ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare.
Michelangelo artist and man ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
He is one of the greatest artists of all time, a man whose name has become synonymous with the word masterpiece: Michelangelo Buonarotti. Creator of unparalleled works of art painted on canvas and plaster, carved in marble and built from stone, Michelangelo created a legacy of art treasured by the world: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the heroic marble sculpture of David, and the central plan for Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome. Was he the tortured and lonely man who suffered agonies in pursuit of his art, as he is often portrayed?
JFK, a presidency revealed ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive portrait of John F. Kennedy, complete with rarely-heard recordings of JFK and RFK, interviews with personal confidantes, insiders and highly-placed sources, and home videos of the Kennedy family.
Martin Luther King, Jr. the man and the dream ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed race relations in America forever. His tireless efforts to end racial injustice through nonviolent means made him the soul of the Civil Rights movement. This program revisits the life and legacy of the legendary leader through interviews and extensive analysis of his speeches and sermons.
Shackleton ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible.
Wolfgang Mozart ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 899 libraries worldwide
Mozart scholars paint a portrait of the outcast master whose work would revolutionize nearly every area of music. Includes performances of Mozart's works by conductor Zubin Mehta, violinist Isaac Stern and flutist James Galway.
The world at war ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container.
Ellis Island ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Immigrants of every ethnic background recall their extraordinary adventures, historians explore the sometimes insensitive national policies, and the Ellis Island Oral History Project reveals what the immigration experience was actually like. Features rare photographs and film.
Russia land of the tsars ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. This epic program encompasses nearly a thousand years of despair and rebellion, innovation and conflict. Explores the tumultuous lives of figures like Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. Events include the December Revolution and Napoleon's ill-fated invasion and how they changed history.
Abraham Lincoln, preserving the Union ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
An account of the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln.
George Gershwin remembered ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
"Featuring performances of Gershwin classics by the renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and interviews with Bob Hope, Ann-Margaret, the original stars of Porgy and Bess, and many of the composer's family members and friends, this award-winning production offers an intimate look at the troubled life of an incomparable American artist."--Container.
P.G. Wodehouse's more Jeeves & Wooster. Hot off the press ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Faced with the horrifying prospect of marriage to the unspeakable Honoria Glossop, Bertie, with Jeeves at his side, sets sail for New York. On board are Tuppy, Lady Malvern and her son Motty Malvern.
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