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Hoyt, Austin

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Vietnam a television history( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,720 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 2009 in English and held by 1,247 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 )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Ronald Reagan's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians
Victory in the Pacific( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 616 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 611 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 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 366 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
The great famine( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a devastating famine descended on Soviet Russia in 1921, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by a new Secretary of Commerce, 'The Great Humanitarian' Herbert Hoover, an operation hailed for its efficiency, grit, and generosity
The richest man in the world( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Andrew Carnegie's life from his impoverished origins in Scotland, through his business career, when he was on the cutting edge of the industrial revolution in telegraphy, railroads, and steel. He then went on to become a philanthropist of unusual fervor
MacArthur( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 303 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
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."
MacArthur( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No soldier has ever captured the American imagination like Douglas MacArthur. He led Americans into battle for a half-century, through glorious victories and soul-numbing defeats. Courageous and supremely egotistical, he battled anyone who dared question his military judgment, even the President of the United States
Reagan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Ronald Reagan's life with commentary by contemporaries, historians and members of his family. Part 2 begins with the buildup of military spending which would eventually triple the national debt. To respond to the "Soviet threat" Reagan initiates the Strategic Defense Initiative while demonstrators clamor for a "nuclear freeze". He faces a personal crisis in the Iran "arms for hostages" deal even as he engineers summit meetings with Gorbachev seeking an end to the nuclear weapons threat. In the decisive year of 1989 after arms agreements are signed the Fall of the Berlin Wall is followed by the rapid fall of other Eastern European communist governments. Five years after leaving office Reagan announces he has Alzheimer's disease and drops from public view
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
MacArthur( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No soldier has ever captured the American imagination like Douglas MacArthur. He led Americans into battle for a half-century, through glorious victories and soul-numbing defeats. Courageous and supremely egotistical, he battled anyone who dared question his military judgment, even the President of the United States
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
Viet Cong( Visual )

and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tet, 1968 ; Vietnamizing the war, 1969-1973( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 44 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
America's mandarin, 1954-1963( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 43 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 )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers escalation of the undeclared war in Vietnam under President Lyndon Johnson
 
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