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Hoyt, Austin

Overview
Works: 43 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 7,137 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Tours  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Military history  Television programs  Documentary films  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Scenarist
Classifications: F548.3, 977.311
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Austin Hoyt
Vietnam a television history ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 1,631 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
Chicago city of the century ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
Reagan by Adriana Bosch ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Ronald Reagan's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
Victory in the Pacific ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this provocative, thorough examination of the final months of World War II, American Experience looks at the escalation of bloodletting from the vantage point of both the Japanese and the Americans
George H.W. Bush ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Presents the first in-depth assessment of the forty-first president of the United States, drawing upon new scholarship and unparalleled access to figures in Bush's private and public life. This film reveals Bush as a pivotal player during a critical moment in American and world history and in a powerful political dynasty ... Features interviews with First Lady Barbara Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, Mikhail Gorbachev, and more"--Container
Eisenhower ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Dwight D. Eisenhower's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
MacArthur ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No soldier in modern history has been more admired or more reviled than Douglas MacArthur. A thorough portrait of a complex, imposing and fascinating general
Ike by Adriana Bossch ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 137 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
Chicago city of the century ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicago's location at the end of a canal that links the Mississippi to New York makes it attractive to Yankee speculators as well as Irish canal diggers. In just a few decades, the remote fur trading post explodes into the metropolis of the West. Not even the great fire of 1871 can slow the city's development
Chicago city of the century ( )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the railroads to Marshall Field's department store to Cyrus McCormick's reaper factory to the stockyards, workers struggle for their share of a new industrial capitalism. The Haymarket Affair becomes the most sensational labor incident of the 19th century
Chicago city of the century ( )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicago develops the world's first skyscraper downtown, with a unique American architectural style. In its shadows are gambling, prostitution, corruption, poverty, and disease. In 1893 Chicago's business elite hosts a World's Fair, proudly showing 27 million visitors a glistening, sanitized, city of the future
The Presidents collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 120 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
Eisenhower ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Dwight D. Eisenhower's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
America's mandarin, 1954-1963 LBJ goes to war, 1964-1965 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[1] In order to halt the spread of communism in southeast Asia, the American presence replaced the French in support of President Ngo Dinh Diem continuing through elections in 1956 through his decreasing popularity to the coup in which he was killed in 1963 -- [2] Following Kennedy's death in 1963, LBJ inherited an exceedingly unstable situation in Vietnam, where no leader was long able to hold power, and it appeared Ho Chi Minh might be able to reunite Vietnam. The Gulf of Tonkin incident occurred during this time and advisors recommended a step-up of U.S. involvement
Tet, 1968 ; Vietnamizing the war, 1969-1973 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells how, during the Vietnam war, Tet holiday attacks came in areas the United States thought to be secure, including Saigon. Shows the effects of this turning point in the war, including the beginning of peace talks
American experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Presents the first in-depth assessment of the forty-first president of the United States, drawing upon new scholarship and unparalleled access to figures in Bush's private and public life. This film reveals Bush as a pivotal player during a critical moment in American and world history and in a powerful political dynasty ... Features interviews with First Lady Barbara Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, Mikhail Gorbachev, and more"--Container
Viet Cong ( Visual )
and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LBJ goes to war, 1964-1965 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Kennedy's assassination in 1963, Lyndon Johnson inherited "revolving door" coups in Saigon as none of Diem's successors was able to control the South. Increasingly the NLF guerillas controlled the countryside as the South Vietnam army disintegrated. The Tonkin Gulf resolution precipitated raids on the North and the Marines landed at Danang. Secretly, Johnson approved open-ended deployment of U.S. troops
Vietnam, a television history ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tet: the massive enemy offensive at the lunar new year decimated the Viet Cong and failed to topple the Saigon government, but led to the beginning of America's military withdrawal from Vietnam. In Vietnamizing the war, Richard Nixon's program of troop pull-outs, stepped-up bombing, and huge arms shipments to Saigon changed the war and left GI's wondering which of them would be the last to die in Vietnam
Cambodia and Laos ; Peace is at hand, 1968-1973 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cambodia and Laos shows that America's involvement in these 2 countries began in 1961, when Pres. Kennedy sent in teams of US Special Forces to aid guerillas against the Laotian Communists and their North Vietnamese allies, and continued through the resultant Communist Khmer Rouge victory in Cambodia. When the Khmer Rouge defeated the US-backed government of Lon Nol in 1975, an estimated 2 million peasant refugees faced starvation, terror, and, eventually, slaughter. Peace is at hand tells how, while American and Vietnamese soldiers continued to clash in battle, diplomats in Paris argued about making peace. After more than 4 years, they reached an accord that proved to be a preface to further bloodshed
 
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