WorldCat Identities

Minor, Dale

Overview
Works: 83 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 2,602 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Television news programs  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Educational films  Documentary films  Romances 
Roles: Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Narrator
Classifications: PN4738, 071.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dale Minor
The information war by Dale Minor( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Morte d'Arthur the legend of the king( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the story written by Thomas Malory and the story's influence on today's stories. Includes interviews with various motion picture creators, re-enactments of the story, and footage of historical ruins in England related to the story
Cronkite remembers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 178 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
The Republic Plato's utopia( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 138 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
The prince( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 127 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
Understanding the universe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way. This video employs graphic models and computer animation to illustrate some of the most complex cosmology theories of all time
The war of the worlds( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer animation, original footage and scenes from the movie tell the amazing story, as biographers of the author profile Wells
KPFA on the air( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 99 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
Plato's Republic( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 96 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
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 89 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
Catch-22( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 84 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
Understanding( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way. This video employs graphic models and computer animation to illustrate some of the most complex cosmology theories of all time
Native son( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 71 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 60 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
The prince( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The Prince. Written nearly 500 years ago when Italy was emerging from a state of anarchy, The Prince was designed as a guidebook for a single, forceful leader who would unify the country. It has come to be seen as synonymous with cynical manipulation. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger and Senator Gary Hart
Walden( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 54 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
Cronkite remembers. a remarkable century( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 47 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
Cronkite remembers. a remarkable century( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 45 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
Cronkite remembers. a remarkable century( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 43 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
How to prevent a heart attack( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 38 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
 
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English (74)