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Farnsworth, Elizabeth 1943-

Works: 17 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 473 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives‡vVietnamese  Personal narratives  Sources 
Roles: Interviewer, Producer, Director, Reporter
Classifications: PN1997, 983.065092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Farnsworth
The judge & the general by E Farnsworth( Visual )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at Chilean judge Juan Guzman, who was responsible for bringing to justice General Augusto Pinochet for human rights crimes, including the death of democratically elected president Salvador Allende and thousands of other innocent people
Architects at work ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This compilation of recent 'NewsHour' segments introduces viewers to Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, Vincent Scully, and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, visionaries in the world of architecture"--Container
American poet laureates ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. Poet Laureate has a unique opportunity to shape America's literary terrain by fostering public appreciation of poetry and by continuing to produce his or her own work. This News Hour collection (from both the "MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour " and the "News Hour with Jim Lehrer") profiles six such honorees at the onset of their terms. In addition, each laureate reads a few of his own poems
American writers on writing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of segments from the "News Hour with Jim Lehrer" profiles six literary icons: Elizabeth Farnsworth speaks with Frank McCourt about his Irish childhood and Angela's ashes, with John Barth about storytelling and his book On with the story, with John Irving on adapting his novels for the cinema, and with Susan Sontag on her book In America. Jeffrey Brown speaks with John Updike about his early career as an author and (in a 2-part interview) with Philip Roth about his novel The plot against America, and the creative process
Ralph Ellison's legacy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1952 an unknown African-American writer caught the nation's attention with his very first book, which begins, "I am an invisible man." In this program, NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Farnsworth examines Ralph Ellison's legacy on the occasion of the publication of his novel, Juneteenth, left unfinished at the time of his death. Ellison's literary executor John Callahan and Professor Charles Johnson ... consider the man behind the fame and the impact of the posthumous novel on Ellison's literary reputation, first established by Invisible Man"--Container
Examining Islam ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheds light on issues ranging from Islamist extremism to Islamic religious observance
Pritzker prize-winning architects ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Pritzker laureates discussing their work and the significance of architecture in our daily lives. Includes brief retrospectives and conversations with architects Philip Johnson, Frank Gehry, Renzo Piano, Ricardo Legorreta, and Jacques Herzog
Poetry slam ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In section one, Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with nationally-ranked poetry slammers Ariana Waynes and Roger Bonair-Augard about the concept of slamming and their experiences with the genre. In section two, Spencer Michels investigates the positive impact that slamming is having on at-risk youth, as demonstrated by the Youth Poetry Slam League sponsored by WritersCorps, an organization that works with young writers in schools, detention centers, housing projects, and shelters
U.S. Poets laureate on the Newshour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Poets Laureate discuss poetry, the role of the poet laureate and read from their own works. Conversations include Robert Hass, Robert Pinsky, Stanley Kunitz, Billy Collins, and Ted Kooser after their respective appointments as U.S. Poet Laureate
Pultizer Prize winning poets on the Newshour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conversations with and readings from poets Charles Wright, Mark Strand, C.K. Williams, Stephen Dunn, and Carl Dennis after each won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry
Thanh's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Injured as a child by American troops in Vietnam, Thanh was brought to the U.S. for medical treatment and adopted by a foster family. In an effort to reconcile his Vietnamese and American lives, he travels to Vietnam to marry a woman from his old village
The News hour with Jim Lehrer explaining globalization ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Everyone talks about globalization, but what does it really mean? And what are its implications for the average American? In this compilation of NewsHour segments, experts from the U.S. and abroad speak their minds on a shrinking world and an expanding global economy."--FMG website
The news hour with Jim Lehrer Merce Cunningham interview ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Elizabeth Farnsworth presents this segment on Merce Cunningham. The segment begins with a brief biography and career summary of Cunningham, including archival photographs and footage. In an interview filmed for the segment, Cunningham discusses how he began dancing and became involved with modern dance; his use of chance operations in creating choreography; his method of collaborating with composers and visual artists; the motion capture animation that forms the decor for BIPED; and his career longevity
Artful architecture the Getty Center and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Modern museums are nearly as artistic as the art that they house. In part one of this program, correspondent Jeffrey Kaye discusses the Getty Center's design with architect Richard Meier, architecture critic Leon Whiteson, and Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight. In addition, Kaye examines the Center's manuscript and photograph collections, educational outreach program, and role in worldwide art preservation. In part two, journalist Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with Frank Gehry about the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao's remarkably innovative design. Gehry's efforts to reconcile the museum with the striking local topography and heritage led to the creation of a titanium-clad, ship-like gallery combined with a "village of shapes." Critics are unified in their praise, calling the museum an architectural miracle of major significance
The MacNeil/Lehrer news hour Monday, October 19 [1994] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
After the news summary, a report on a bus bombing in Tel Aviv with local views on Hammas, followed by two reports on ballot initiatives in California (health care reform & immigration), and lastly, a report on how the internet works
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