Most widely held works about Lawrence Pressman
Most widely held works by Lawrence Pressman
The man in the glass booth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Millionaire Jewish entrepreneur Arthur Goldman (Schell) rules a financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse. He is given to passionate and capricious ravings on a variety of subjects. His growing paranoia, dismissed by those close to him, is confirmed when he is kidnapped by Israeli agents and brought to trial in Israel for crimes against humanity. Is he Arthur Goldman or is he Adolph Dorf, former SS colonel who headed a Nazi concentration camp? As the trial progresses, the question becomes more confusing.
Act of war by Dale Brown ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
"Near Houston, Texas, an oil refinery belonging to one of the world's largest energy companies is obliterated by a "backpack" nuclear device -- the first of many planned global attacks against corporations and government organizations accused of plundering the world's natural resources. A horrific act of war has been perpetrated against the U.S. and her interests -- and Major Jason Richter and his top-secret, high-tech Task Force TALON are dispatched to pursue, engage, and destroy this virulent new strain of terrorism. Yet Richter's plan of swift, brutal, and unconventional action is threatened by an enemy buried deep in the highest level of government -- a mole whose blind desire for personal vengeance could doom Richter and his team--and America"--Publisher's web site.
The Mary Tyler Moore show. The complete second season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
No longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying and ultimately hilarious situations every family faces. From Mary explaining the facts of life to Phyllis' daughter to going on a blind date to attending her disastrous high school reunion, Mary has to cope with every situation thrown at her.
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
In Vichy, France in 1942 nine men are detained under a shadowy pretext. As the tension builds, the men are questioned-- are they the sort of people whom the new Nazi regime considers "inferiors"?
Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance by Robert M Pirsig ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 libraries worldwide
The author takes a motorcycle journey with his son and two friends, and ponders the meaning of technology in our lives, as well as control and mental illness.
Broken glass by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
In 1938 Brooklyn, Sylvia is suddenly unable to walk. Her husband is desperate to find out what is crippling his wife. The doctor can find nothing wrong, the only clue lying in Sylvia's growing obsession with news accounts from Germany. Even though she is safe in Brooklyn, Sylvia is terrorized by Nazi violence.
The member of the wedding a drama by Carson McCullers ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about Frankie, a motherless twelve-year old girl who sees a solution to her unhappiness in the approaching wedding of her elder brother.
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
The universe itself is one of the protagonists of this novel, in which it decides to stop expanding for a while and see what happens, resulting in chaos when everything eventually does return to normal.
The Hanoi Hilton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
For most combat soldiers, Vietnam was a battlefield war of guns and grenades. But for thousands of American combatants, the battlefield was a dark, vermin-infested cell in a prison compound like Hoa Lo, or what the POWs called the Hanoi Hilton. Captured Navy pilot Lt. Commander Williamson knows his only defense against torture, disease and despair is an indomitable will.
Dale Brown's Dreamland. Satan's tail by Dale Brown ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
As extremist Islamic pirates, armed and supported by a powerful Saudi terrorist, prey on civilian vessels in the Gulf of Aden, America aggressively answers with serious muscle--a next-generation littoral warship with a full range of automated weapons systems that the enemy has dubbed "Satan's Tail." However, unforeseen technological problems combined with the suicidal tendencies of a fanatical foe mean support is needed from above--and a pair of Dreamland's awesome Megafortresses and their Flighthawk escorts are dispatched to the war zone. But bitter professional rivalries threaten to damage, perhaps even destroy, the mission, and a vengeful opponent takes advantage of the disruption to strengthen his outlaw navy--raising the stakes in a battle the U.S. and the world simply cannot afford to lose.
DC 9/11 time of crisis ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the difficult decisions and tasks faced by President George Bush and his staff on September 11, 2001 and the days following the attacks. Based on in-depth interviews and extensive research. Recounts the tragic events from the moment Bush hears the news of the attacks to significant briefings with advisors. Chronicles national security meetings, links with Osama bin Laden and the al Qaeda network. Illustrates the Administrations strategy for responding both the the terrorists and the American people.
Doogie Howser, M.D. Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
All 26 episodes from the first season (1989) of the television comedy-drama series.
The far side of Jericho ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Three women, widows of a gang of outlaw brothers recently hanged, find themselves running for their lives from corrupt vigilantes and a group of villains seeking the wherabouts of their dead husbands' buried treasure. They must find the courage to trust, care and kill for one another along the way.
The man in the glass booth ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Story of Arthur Goldman who is captured and brought to trial in Israel for crimes against humanity. Is he the rich Jewish businessman or is he the former SS colonel who headed a Nazi concentration camp? As the trial progresses, the question becomes more confusing.
American film theatre. Collection 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A collection of 5 film adaptations of 20th century plays produced by the American Film Theatre.
Traveling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Whether you travel for business or pleasure, this 60-minute tape will help make your trip more comfortable, economical and satisfying.
Burglar proofing your home and car ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how thieves operate and describes steps that can be taken to protect valuables and keep homes and cars from being burglarized.
Murder without conviction ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Christine Bennett is a former nun who leaves the cloistered world for a modern one. Her new life comes with unexpected dangers when she is compelled to exonerate twin brothers who were accused of the brutal murder of their mother.
Doogie Howser, M.D. Season two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
All 25 complete episodes plus new interviews with Neil Patrick Harris and Max Casella. In this second season, Doogie is plagued by odd dreams about missing his youth, helps best friend Vinnie (Max Casella) deliver his French teacher's baby, has doubts about his relationship with girlfriend Wanda (Lisa Dean Ryan) and learns about himself and his world while treating patiens.
Mentor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A story of love and ambition, centering on celebrated writer/professor Sanford Pollard and his two star pupils, Julia and Carter. A brilliant, charismatic, and lauded writer, Sanford inspires as he corrupts, teaches as he taunts, and takes as he gives, leaving young Carter emotionally drained and defenseless against his teacher and mentor as he watches the girl of his dreams being snatched away before his eyes.
Adolescence Air pilots, Military Armed Forces--Officers Audiobooks Audiobooks Drama Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations France Gifted teenagers Girls Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald, F. Scott) Historical drama History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Israel Jews Manners and customs Minnesota--Minneapolis Petroleum refineries Physicians Pirsig, Robert M Prisoners--Abuse of Prison films Public opinion, American Radio plays Shaw, Robert,--1927-1978 Special forces (Military science) Talking books Television broadcasting of news Television journalists Terrorism--Prevention Thrillers (Motion pictures) Time travel Torture Trials (Crimes against humanity) United States United States.--Air Force United States.--Navy Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam--Hanoi Vietnam War (1961-1975) Vonnegut, Kurt War crime trials War films Weapons systems Women journalists World War (1939-1945)