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Hoyt, Austin

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Vietnam a television history( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,700 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 1,270 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 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular presidents ever, Ronald Wilson Reagan served two terms in office and left with his reputation intact as a charismatic, charming leader who managed to avoid many of the major pitfalls of the leaders before him. A one-time actor, he became an ideologue who preached a simple gospel of optimism, lower taxes, less government and anti-communism. Often underestimated, his successes surprised many of his greatest detractors
Victory in the Pacific( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this provocative, thorough examination of the final months of the war, American Experience looks at the escalation of bloodletting from the vantage point of both the Japanese and the Americans
George H.W. Bush( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 510 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 407 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 368 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
The Presidents collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 142 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
Ike by Adriana Bossch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 138 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 123 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 120 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 116 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
Eisenhower( Visual )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 44 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
Tet, 1968 ; Vietnamizing the war, 1969-1973( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 43 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
America's mandarin, 1954-1963 LBJ goes to war, 1964-1965( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 41 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
LBJ goes to war, 1964-1965( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers escalation of the undeclared war in Vietnam under President Lyndon Johnson
Vietnam, a television history( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 28 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 18 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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