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Bosch, Adriana

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Most widely held works by Adriana Bosch
Reagan by Adriana Bosch( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Ronald Reagan's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
Latino Americans( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States while also going to places where standard U.S. histories do not tend to tread
Fidel Castro( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cuban dictator is profiled through interviews with relatives, loyalists, and enemies in Cuba and abroad
American experience( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical film about Jimmy Carter, his rapid political ascent, dramatic fall from grace and unexpeded resurrection
Latin music USA( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all
Eisenhower( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dwight D. Eisenhower's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
Ulysses S. Grant warrior, president( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest Union hero of the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant was a brilliant military strategist whose ruthlessness earned him the nickname "Unconditional Surrender." His victory at Vicksburg, which irrevocably changed the course of the war, won him the admiration of the North and the undying respect of Abraham Lincoln. Grant was a leader for whom thousands of Northern soldiers were willing to fight and die, and for whom thousands did. Perhaps most memorably, he was the general who took Lee's surrender at Appomattox, and the author of its generous terms for peace. The story of Grant's record in the White House is less triumphant. For two terms, as his presidency was rocked by scandal and economic depression, Grant struggled to define the meaning of the war he had fought so hard to win, and the Union he had fought to preserve. While not overlooking Grant's many failings, this film reappraises Grant's career, from his pre-Civil War days as a failed soldier haunted by rumors of drunkenness, to his last hours, when he raced to finish his war memoirs as he was dying of cancer. It argues that the 18th president was an honorable man, who tried to keep promises made to African Americans and who managed to keep the country together in the face of deep divisions
Ulysses S. Grant( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Ulysses S. Grant paints a nuanced portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders. The greatest hero of the Civil War, Grant was a brilliant military strategist who rose from obscurity to a rank held previously only by George Washington. However, the strength of the Confederate resistance forced Grant into a hard war that destroyed the South and led to his being labeled "a butcher." Propelled into the White House by his battlefield success, Grant lacked the political skills to deal with the issues of the era: reconstructing the South and managing the nation's rapidly expanding economy. His two terms were rocked by bitter racial conflict and corruption scandals. Seven years after leaving office, Grant was financially ruined by the collapse of an investment house in which he had placed his assets. He spent his final days in a race against time as he battled cancer while finishing his epic war memoirs
The Great fever( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In June 1900, Major Walter Reed, Chief Surgeon of the U.S. Army, led a medical team to Cuba on a mission to investigate yellow fever. For more than two hundred years U.S. cities had experienced outbreaks of the disease, which killed an estimated 100,000 people in the 19th century alone. Shortly after Reed and his team arrived in Havana, they began testing the radical theories of a Cuban doctor, Carlos Finlay, who believed that mosquitoes spread yellow fever. The production documents the efforts of Reed's medical team to verify Finlay's theory. Eventually their discovery enabled the U.S. to successfully eradicate the disease among workers constructing the Panama Canal, making possible the completion of the strategic waterway. When yellow fever struck New Orleans in 1905, federal public health officials launched an aggressive mosquito-eradication campaign and successfully ended the epidemic. It was the last yellow fever outbreak in the United States, and the first major public health triumph of the 20th century
Lee & Grant generals of the Civil War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step behind the battle lines with generals on both sides of the Civil War as "American Experience" explores the military prowess and political ambition of Union victor Ulysses S. Grant and his Confederate foe, Robert E. Lee
The Rockefellers( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... With unprecedented access to the family and its archives, The Rockefellers explores the paradoxical lives of this fabled dynasty. Using revealing home movies, archival footage and photographs, and interviews with eight Rockefellers, their colleagues and friends, the film paints a vivid portrait of four generations of the family."
Reagan : an American story by Adriana Bosch( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book Reagan, is the first of a series of six titles to be developed directly from the films of The American Experience. Ronald Reagan, the fortieth president of the United States, held office from January 1981 to January 1989 -- eight highly eventful, crucial years, a time of high prosperity and painful recession, of much star-spangled optimism and the terrible, over-hanging fear that the world might be blown to pieces. It was then, too, that the Cold War all but ended, a turning point in history, the importance of which can hardly be overstated. What distinguishes this book and film project are the exclusive interviews with so many protagonists in the drama, including Mikhail Gorbachev, as well as members of the President's own family: Nancy, Maureen, Ron and Patti. Indeed, this is the first film biography of Ronald Reagan in which his family agreed to appear. - Foreword
American experience( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles the lives and accomplishments of presidents: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Bill Clinton."
Ike by Adriana Bossch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a fresh reassessment of Dwight D. Eisenhower's legacy and tells the personal story of the man who played a key role in world events through two of the most critical decades in this century
Reagan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Ronald Reagan's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
American comandante( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet William Morgan who was raised in Toledo, OH, was the larger-than-life American who rose to power in Cuba during the revolution
Latin music U.S.A( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all
Eisenhower( Visual )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dwight D. Eisenhower's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
The Rockefellers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Rockefellers, one of the richest and most powerful, admired and hated families in American history
Americas( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This intimate look at contemporary Latin America examines issues confronting the entire region by focusing on individual communities
 
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