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Farnsworth, Elizabeth 1943-

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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 233 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
Artful architecture the Getty Center and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 178 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 )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 106 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 59 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
Examining Islam( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheds light on issues ranging from Islamist extremism to Islamic religious observance
American poet laureates( Visual )

3 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 )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 44 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 39 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
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
The News hour with Jim Lehrer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 5 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."--Container
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

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
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
[Willie Morris, dead at 64, remembered in his own voice and by admiring colleagues] by Edwin M Yoder( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Journalist Edwin Yoder, painter William Dunlap, and commentator Elizabeth Farnswworth discuss and remember writer and editor Willie Morris on the occasion of his death at age 64. Morris is heard in a 1995 excerpt from one of his readings. Slight distortion in the recording
[John W. Dower talks about the US occupation of Japan, 1945-1952] by John W Dower( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Author John W. Dower talks about post-WWII Japan and his newest book, "Embracing defeat," which won the 1999 National Book Award for Non-fiction. On the "PBS News Hour."
[Gunter Grass reacts (in German) to his l999 Nobel Prize in Literature] by Günter Grass( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Günter Grass (in German) reacts to his Nobel Prize in Literature. Reporter Elizabeth Farnsworth, Critic Sigefried Mews, and translator Michael Henry Heimn discuss Grass' winning of the Nobel Prize. On the "PBS News Hour."
[Scott Ritter, a former United Nations Weapons Inspector in Iraq, explains that he resigned his position due to his being prevented from performing the weapons inspections in Iraq] by Scott Ritter( Recording )

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

Scott Ritter, a former United Nations Weapons Inspector in Iraq, explains that he resigned his position due to his being prevented from performing the weapons inspections in Iraq. Ritter urges the Security Council to properly enforce sanctions against Iraq. On "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer."
[Richard Holbrooke, United States envoy to the Balkan peninsula, talks about his book "To end a war," and about the peace he helped broker to end conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina] by Richard C Holbrooke( Recording )

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

Richard Holbrooke, United States envoy to the Balkan peninsula, talks about his book "To end a war," and about the peace he helped broker to end conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
[Ha Jin, winner of the 1999 National Book Award for fiction, speaks with Elizabeth Farnsworth] by Ha Jin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Author Ha Jin, who began studying English at age 20, talks about his novel, "Waiting," about a man who never learned to love, winning the 1999 National Book Award for Fiction. On the "PBS News Hour."
 
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Alternative Names
Elizabeth Farnsworth American journalist

Elizabeth Farnsworth Amerikaans journaliste

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English (49)