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Minor, Dale

Overview
Works: 78 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 2,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Comedy films  Dark comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dale Minor
The information war by Dale Minor( Book )

13 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cronkite remembers( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Cronkite, using archival news footage and revealing interviews, reminisces about his career in journalism covering major events in recent history
Understanding the universe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way. Video employs graphic models and computer animation to illustrate some of the most complex theories of all time
Le Morte d'Arthur : the legend of the king by Thomas Malory( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the story of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, with the evidence of the history underlying the legend and a trip to the possible site of Camelot. Provides background, adaptations and other information on the story. Includes a discussion of the mythic human yearning for heroes and the world of chivalry, loyalty, and purity
The prince by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The prince. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger, Senator Gary Hart, Roger Masters, Riccardo Bruscagli and others. Includes reenactments from Machiavelli's life, period artwork, and location footage
The Republic : Plato's utopia by J Mayer H.( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This timeless program scrutinizes The Republic, a work that has intrigued and infuriated for thousands of years. Was Plato's plan for an ideal city, a place where philosophers are rulers and wisdom is the cornerstone of society, a blueprint, a satire, or a bit of both? Columbia University's Bonnie Kent; Princeton University's Alexander Nehamas; Martha Nussbaum, of The University of Chicago; Thomas Pangle, of the University of Toronto; poet Joseph Brodsky; novelist Joyce Carol Oates; William Bennett, former U.S. Secretary of Education; and radio personality Michael Savage consider the worth of a system that promotes the common good through state control that, by necessity, must involve censorship and eugenics"--Container
KPFA - On the Air( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1949, America's first listener-supported community radio station, KPFA, began broadcasting from Berkeley, Calif. The station quickly became a living testament to free speech and cultural diversity -- a vital community of the air that often found itself embroiled in conflict. This film reviews KPFA's passionate 50-year history, including its founding by pacifists and poets, through alternative news coverage of the McCarthy hearings, peace issues, race relations, nuclear disarmanent, nuclear power, student protests, the Black Panther Movement, and the Vietnam War, to the present day challenges that confront this ongoing experiment in democratic media
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer animation, original footage and scenes from the movie tell the amazing story, as biographers of the author profile Wells
Catch-22 by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program, filmed in 1995, brings together Joseph Heller, Art Buchwald, Bill Mauldin, Catch-22 director Mike Nichols, Alan "Yossarian" Arkin, members of Heller's own wartime bomber squadron, and others to unravel the novel's characters and the attitudes and institutions they represent"--Container
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel grapples with the theme of slavery, and this video about it also traces the roots of Mark Twain from Hannibal, Missouri, where the novel is set, to Hartford, Connecticut, where Twain also lived, to the Mississippi, the site of Huck and Jim's journey
Plato's Republic by David Roochnik( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's Republic has intrigued, provoked, appalled and inspired readers since he wrote it in Athens 2,400 years ago. Plato has been called the father of philosophy, the first feminist, a revolutionary amd the original idealist. His concepts of psychology, logic and politics are dramatized with scenes from The Republic, including the Allegory of the Cave, and explained by scholars and experts
Native son by Richard Wright( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Richard Wright, and to the story told in his literacy portrait of racism in America, Native Son. Authors and scholars discuss the two murders and the symbolism behind that fate that white lawyer Bigger meets when he is thrown in jail. Includes a dramatization of a story set in the 1930's centering on Bigger Thomas, the black chauffeur for the wealthy Dalton family. He kills Mary Dalton, and during his trial, the fears and prejudices of the time are exposed
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1902, Heart of darkness revealed a pattern of exploitation, corruption, and casual brutality that was to occur again and again over the rest of the 20th century. In this program, parallels are drawn between Joseph Conrad's harrowing novella and the Vietnam War epic Apocalypse now. Includes clips from Apocalypse now and Turner Network Television's Heart of darkness
Understanding the odds in life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The statistics of probabilities are examined
How to prevent a heart attack( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary incorporates the latest medical findings into a thorough examination of heart disease. The program outlines risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes, and discusses the effect of such habits as smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise
Thoreau's Walden by Henry David Thoreau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending expert analysis with on-screen quotations and dramatized scenes of Henry David Thoreau's life, this program thoroughly examines Walden -- its historical significance, spiritual interpretations, and ongoing relevance to contemporary concerns
Lord of the flies by William Golding( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical analysis of Golding's novel about thirty English schoolboys who are stranded on an uncharted island at the start of the "next" war. With no adults present, they quickly turn into savages. Combines scenes from the 1963 film with interviews and discussion of modern history and current events as they relate to gang violence and group dynamics
Walden : a Short Legacy Film by Sheila Laffey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoroughly examines Henry David Thoreau's Walden, including its historical significance, spiritual interpretations, and ongoing relevance to contemporary concerns
Cronkite remembers by Walter Cronkite( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Cronkite, former news anchor for CBS, shows film footage of the events that he covered and people that he met during the seventies
Cronkite remembers : a look back at America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Cronkite, former news anchor for CBS, shows film footage of the events that he covered and people that he met over the course of a career that spanned much of the 20th century
 
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English (93)