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Diamond, Vern

Overview
Works: 15 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 663 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Director
Classifications: E185, 973.0496073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vern Diamond
Black history lost, stolen or strayed by Bill Cosby ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how American historians have tended to ignore, downplay or improperly document several significant achievements by black Americans
In search of the Constitution ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an eleven-part series, Bill Moyers discusses the history of the Constitution, how it has been interpreted, and how it affects nearly every aspect of our lives. Includes conversations with Supreme Court Justices Blackmun, Brennan, O'Connor and Powell, and scholars Ronald Dworkin, Mortimer Adler, and Martin Marty
In the beginning ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video features lively discussions between Bill Moyers and three prominent historians about the roots of the Constitution and its impact on our society since its writing. Michael Kammen discusses the Constitution's place and role as a symbol of American life. Forrest McDonald talks about the intellectual origins of the Constitution. Olive Taylor discusses black Americans and others who were not part of the Constitution
Mr. Justice Blackmun ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews the Supreme Court Justice who wrote the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion. Moyers and Blackmun discuss the emotional and moral challenge of interpreting the Constitution
CBS reports: Filibuster birth struggle of a law ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the stormy passage of Civil Rights Bill H.R. 7152 through the House of Representatives. Filmed in 1964, it begins with a report on the controversial bill's history, from its introduction by John F. Kennedy to the eve of its debate on the Senate Floor. Following that report, Eric Sevareid moderates as Senators Hubert Humphrey and Strom Thurmon engage in a live television debate on the bill's merits. Film footage of John and Robert Kennedy, Justice Dept. officials Nicholas Katzenbach and Burke Marshall, President Lyndon Johnson and the racial clashes of the early 60s captures the tensions that surrounded this most comprehensive civil rights law since Reconstruction
Filibuster birth struggle of a law ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the stormy passage of Civil Rights Bill H.R. 7152 through the House of Representatives. Filmed in 1964, it begins with a report on the controversial bill's history, from its introduction by John F. Kennedy to the eve of its debate on the Senate Floor. Following that report, Eric Sevareid moderates as Senators Hubert Humphrey and Strom Thurmon engage in a live television debate on the bill's merits. Film footage of John and Robert Kennedy, Justice Dept. officials Nicholas Katzenbach and Burke Marshall, President Lyndon Johnson and the racial clashes of the early 60s captures the tensions that surrounded this most comprehensive civil rights law since Reconstruction
CBS News extra November 22nd [and] the Warren Report ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the original CBS news special, presented on the day of publication of the Warren Commission Report in 1964, which attempted to explain the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather present interviews with people who knew or encountered his accused killer Lee Harvey Oswald, people who witnessed the assassination, people who witnessed the killing of police officer J.D. Tippit shortly afterward, Oswald's arrest and detention, and the shooting of Oswald by Jack Ruby two days later. Many of the witnesses are interviewed at the sites where the events occurred. News film and video clips from the weekend of the assassination are included. Interviewees include Governor John Connally, Marina Oswald, Mrs. Paine- friend of the Oswalds, R.S. Truly- Oswald's boss, Wesley Frazier- Oswald's fellow worker, Officer Baker who confronted Oswald in the school book depository, Howard Brennan who saw Oswald in the window, the bus driver and the taxi driver that picked up Oswald after the murder, Mrs. Roberts the boarding house maid where Oswald stayed, John Brewer- the shoe salesman who saw Oswald roaming the streets and identified him in the theater, Officer McDonald who made the arrest of Oswald in the theater, and many more. Hear actual Dallas police radio recordings and see Oswald's actual route retraced. Includes rare footage of Lee Harvey Oswald prior to the Kennedy assassination
You are there ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The program format features Walter Cronkite and other reporters covering a reenactment of the event as though it were a news story
Eyewitness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Introduction to program (0-96 ft.) -- Commercial for Creslan fabric (97-138 ft.) -- President Kennedy visiting University of California, Berkeley, to celebrate the institution's 94th anniversary and the inauguration of a new chancellor. Kennedy receives an honorary J.D. and makes a speech about a U.S.-Soviet agreement for joint exploration of space (139-470 ft.) -- Commercial for Creslan fabric (471-508 ft.) -- President visiting Vandenberg Air Force Base to watch a missile launch. This is President Kennedy's first on-the-scene view of a missile lauching, and the first for any American president. It also marks "the first time the Minuteman rocket has been seen on television in its resting place." (509-940 ft.) -- Commercial for Formica (941-977 ft.) -- More footage of President Kennedy at Vandenberg Air Force Base (978-1000 ft.) -- Final credits (1000-1049 ft.)
Of black America. lost, stolen or strayed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"'Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed' presented the history of the Negroes in this country in a new light, with balance and perspective. Bill Cosby narrated the broadcast and guided viewers through a history of black and white attitudes toward the Negro."--1968 Peabody Digest. Host Bill Cosby begins with a discussion of black American inventors and explorers whose names do not appear in history books. He shows African sculptures and discusses their influence on Picasso and other artists. Dr. Emanuel Hammer, a psychologist, shows drawings by black and white children and explains what they reveal about the children's self-esteem. Cosby then discusses film treatment of blacks as both creating and reflecting popular attitudes. Includes clips from newsreels and feature films showing blacks as fearful and ignorant. Films excerpted include "Birth of a nation," "The green pastures," "Prestige," and "The littlest rebel." Shows Stepin Fetchit and characters including Aunt Jemima and Amos and Andy. Discusses means by which blacks attempt to look more like whites. Shows storefront kindergarten class in Philadelphia where teacher John Churchill teaches black pride and arithmetic. Cosby comments on need for reversing stereotypes
The American week ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"With Eric Sevareid at the helm the cameras of 'The American Week' from time to time have explored such sober issues as the fight for control of the New York Central railroad and the debate regarding the issue of Congressional encroachment on the Executive branch of the government, to less sober themes as an appealing interview with the world champion British miler. [The program] conveys the news lucidly and with striking impact."--1954 Peabody Digest. This episode is about public housing discrimination, racism and violence at Trumble Park Homes in South Chicago, Illinois
30 minutes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"'30 MINUTES' is the CBS News weekly magazine series for teenagers ... Each edition of '30 MINUTES' contains two reports, and a selection of viewer letters. ... In the first segment of this broadcast, Glenn and producer Catherine Olian investigate the Youth Corps of the Ku Klux Klan, a special Klan division for young people age 10-17. In the second segment, Bowser and producer Madeline Amgott profile 17-year-old Karen Rogers, the country's leading female jockey."--1980 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. In the first segment, children from the Youth Corps discuss their views on blacks and on the training they are receiving in the Corps. Bill Wilkinson explains the philosophy and policies of the KKK and the importance of enlightening white children about the truth of the black and white races. Includes footage from a KKK Youth Corps summer camp in Warrior, Alabama. In the second segment, the life and career of teenage horse racer Karen Rogers is profiled. She talks about her dating and social life and the injury that left her back broken in three places, but fortunately with no paralysis. She also discusses some of the discrimination she has encountered from trainers who are opposed to female jockeys. In the mail section of the program on a previous show on re-instating the draft, David Burrow explains an option not discussed on the show, that of being a conscientious objector
30 minutes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A news program especially for teenagers. This particular tape contains reports on the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinso, Kansas; movie ratings and their meaning to producers, theater owners and those under 17; the pressures of high school football; and the suing of a high school principal by some of his students
Magazine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Contains discussions on how a family survived the shutdown of the tonw's major employer, problems faced by stepfamilies, infertility and how three couples solved their problems, and dental centers. Also included are a discussion of how much a housewife is worth; a profile of a 12 year old ballet star; a visit to Crossroads, a shantytown in Cape Town, South Africa; and to F.A.O. Schwarz, the world famous toy store
The Watergate year [videorecording] : crisis for the President : a CBS News special report ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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English (41)