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Deane, Elizabeth (Elizabeth K.)

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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Deane
Vietnam : a television history by Judy Crichton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
Reconstruction : the second Civil War( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how ordinary Americans, black and white, in the North and South struggled to reconstruct their lives in the years 1863-1877 after the Civil War
Nixon by David Grubin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life during his early political career
John & Abigail Adams by WGBH Boston ; CINAR( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relying heavily on the correspondence between the second president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail Adams, this joint biography sheds light on the characters of two people who played crictical roles in the history of the United States and on the tumultuous times through which they lived. He was a participant in the Continental Congress and a wartime emissary to France as well as becoming the second President of the United States during its fledging years. Mrs. Adams was an eyewitness reporter during the Siege of Boston
Ulysses S. Grant : warrior, president by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reappraises Grant's career, from his pre-civil war days as a failed soldier, to his transformation into the greatest Union hero of the Civil War, to his presidency, rocked by scandal and economic depression, and to his last days, when he raced to finish his war memoirs as he was dying of cancer
Latin music USA( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 643 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
Lee & Grant : generals of the Civil War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 300 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 )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 284 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."
The fall of Saigon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peace is at hand": While American and Vietnamese soldiers continued to clash in battle, diplomats in Paris argued about making peace. "Homefront USA": Through troubled years of controversy and violence, U.S. casualties mounted, victory remained elusive, and American opinion moved from general approval to general dissatisfaction with the Vietnam War. "The end of the tunnel": On April 29, 1975 - 10 years after America had committed ground combat troops to Vietnam and two years after a cease-fire agreement had failed to stop the fighting - North Vietnamese communists toppled the South Vietnamese government in Saigon in a lightning offensive that startled the world
Vietnam, a television history( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts events in Vietnam from 1945 through 1975, and the Vietnamese conflict in which the United States became involved. Uses footage and interviews with various people
Nixon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unprecedented three-hour program chronicles the life and career of Richard Milhous Nixon. It is a story of power--how it was gained, used, abused and lost by one of the most influential and controversial figures of the postwar era; it explores the fateful combination of strengths and weaknesses that propelled Nixon to the presidency and then brought him down
American experience( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Walker talks about rising violence against Republicans. Race trumps class, role of religion, Henry McNeal Turner, black preacher-politicians, John Roy Lynch, Civil Rights Bill of 1875, social equality
The presidents : the lives and legacies of the 43 leaders of the United States( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives and accomplishments of presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Truman, JFK, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton
Vietnam interview : Gerald Ford( Visual )

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

Gerald R. Ford had been president of the United States for nine months when in 1975, Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, fell to the North Vietnamese, effectively ending US military involvement in Vietnam. He frames the closing of the war in terms of diplomacy--both between the United States and the South Vietnam and between the executive branch and Congress. He also recalls the decisions necessary to an orderly evacuation of South Vietnam, consisting not just of American soldiers and materials but thousands of South Vietnamese considered to be targets of the advancing North Vietnamese. Lastly, he links failures in US policy toward Vietnam with those toward Cambodia
American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Walker talks about William Sherman's reaction to black men in the army, Sherman's meeting in Savannah, religion as center of community life, transformation of black persona and white fear, effort to educate and establish a free black community provokes violence
American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Topics include Tunis Campbell, Andrew Johnson, labor contracts, occupying Union forces, being forced from St. Catherines Island, purchase of Belleville, Reconstruction Acts of 1867, Campbell's charisma, registering black voters, running for office
The Kennedys by Jim Goddard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first documentary to closely examine the shaping of the Kennedy fortune and dynasty by the family's patriarch and master builder, Joseph P. Kennedy. The film also explores the way his expectations for his sons -- Joseph Jr., John, Robert and Edward -- drove each of them to pursue distinctive political careers. Includes footage from television programs, family films, photographs, and interviews with family members, friends, and associates
Latin music USA( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 84 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
Latin music USA( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 84 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. Narrated by Jimmy Smits
American experience. the second Civil War( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radical reconstruction, the world's first large-scale experiment in interracial democracy, sweeps across the South; white resistance flares into violence. Northern commitment to Reconstruction wanes as the white Southern version of Reconstruction, the "lost cause," captures the Northern imagination. By l877, Reconstruction is over, but it has laid the groundwork, both in legislation and in black memory, for the great Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s
 
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Vietnam : a television history
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