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Minor, Dale

Overview
Works: 79 works in 163 publications in 1 language and 2,532 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Comedy films  Dark comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
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 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cronkite remembers( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 337 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 )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 175 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 Frank Sear( 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 125 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

This program provides an introduction to the book of the same title. It examines the background against which the book was written and draws parallels between the events of the book and the history of the period
Plato's Republic by David Roochnik( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 84 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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Edgar Wideman and Bebe Moore Campbell discuss the novelist Richard Wright, as a fearless chronicler of the racism of his time, and as a literary genius who forced both blacks and whites to face the damage racism and inequality have caused to the black psyche and to American society
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. 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
Cronkite remembers by Walter Cronkite( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 21 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
Walden 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 : 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 (94)