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Farnsworth, Elizabeth 1943-

Works: 17 works in 40 publications in 2 languages and 727 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives‡vVietnamese  Personal narratives  Sources 
Roles: Interviewer, Producer, Director, Narrator, 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 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Chilean judge Juan Guzmán, 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
Artful architecture the Getty Center and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first segment, Jeffrey Kaye discusses the design of the Getty Center in Los Angeles with architect Richard Meier, architecture critic Leon Whiteson, and art critic Christopher Knight. In the second segment, Elizabeth Farnsworth interviews architect Frank Gehry about his design for the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain
Poetry slam( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one, poets Roger Bonair-Augard and Ariana Waynes discuss the growing popularity of the poetry slam. In part two, we experience the positive influence of the poetry slam on at risk youth as demonstrated by the Youth Poetry Slam League sponsored by the San Francisco WritersCorps
Architects at work( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 58 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
Ralph Ellison's legacy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 46 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
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
Thanh's war( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Vietnamese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-term effects of the Vietnam War are examined through the eyes of Thanh, injured and orphaned by a grenade as a 12-year-old in 1968, brought to the United States for treatment, and raised by an American foster family. After several visits to Vietnam as an adult, he marries a young woman from his village in an attempt to unite his Vietnamese and American lives
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
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
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
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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Alternative Names
Elizabeth Farnsworth American journalist