Lusitana, Donna E.
Most widely held works by Donna E Lusitana
Pearl Harbor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
"In Japanese, tora means "tiger." In December of 1941, "tiger, tiger, tiger" was the code phrase that unleashed one of history's most devastating surprise attacks. But the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor also awakened the "sleeping giant" of American military might, and in the process, sealed Japan's fate"--Container.
Charles Dickens a tale of ambition and genius ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Born to a life of obscurity and dark despair, his genius made him one of the most successful and beloved figures of his time. Internationally famous just months after his first novel was serialized, Charles Dickens was among the world's first literary stars. But success and acclaim could not banish the ghosts of his childhood or keep him from the deep loneliness that haunted him until his death.
Abraham Lincoln, preserving the Union ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
An account of the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln.
Nostradamus, prophet of doom ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Examines the prophecies of the medieval physician Nostradamus, interviewing scholars on both sides of the discussion.
Christopher Columbus explorer of the New World ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of Christopher Columbus, one of the greatest explorers in history, from his childhood in Genoa, to his voyages to the New World in search of Asia, to his death, penniless and disgraced.
The Greek gods ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of the deities of ancient Greek mythology.
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one of the last century's most mysterious writers.
Civil War journal the commanders ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Through diaries, photographs and re-enactments, these four episodes take the viewer into the personal lives of these Civil War generals.
Civil War journal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Take a journey with host Danny Glover, through diaries, photographs, and factual re-enactment, you'll feel the private and intimate side of the great conflict.
Stonewall Jackson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
A profile of one of the most celebrated generals of the Civil War.
The Hindenburg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
The story of Zeppelin's airship with an account of the fire which destroyed it and which was the first disaster at which the media were eyewitnesses. Includes interviews with survivors, historians, and eyewitnesses and the complete radio broadcast that informed the world of the calamity.
Davy Crockett, American frontier legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Goes beyond the folksong to tell the story of the American folk hero, Davy Crockett. A child of a poor pioneer family, he mastered the skills of hunter, scout and woodsman. Self-educated, he rose from the backwoods to the U.S. Congress. Following a losing bid for re-election, he left Washington for Texas where he faced defeat bravely defending the Alamo.
Lizzie Borden a woman accused ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Over 100 years ago a New England spinster, Lizzie Borden, stood accused of the brutal hatchet murders of her father and stepmother. Was she a scheming, cold-blooded murderess who beat the charges? Or was she an innocent woman forever marked by that fateful day?
Where are all the UFO's ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
"In 1947, a pilot made the first reported UFO sighting... By 1961, UFO mania had taken a new twist: people, under hypnosis, began relating detailed stories of abductions by aliens. Could these sightings and memories be a part of Cold War hysteria? Or the result of high-tech government experiments? Are officials hiding something? This extraordinary program examines all the evidence--including shocking rare photographs and films, eyewitness interviews and precise simulations--to create the ultimate UFO dossier!"--Slipcase.
H.G. Wells time traveler ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Looks at the life of H.G. Wells, author of 161 books, including science fiction masterpieces, and prophet of many modern technologies. At a time when science was more conjecture than fact, Wells forecast chemical warfare, the atom bomb, and computer chips.
The Last days of World War II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Archival footage and expert commentary tell the story of the Allies' march to victory and beyond. Volume 1 focuses on the Battle of the Bulge, the capture of Berlin, and the Nuremberg Trials. Volume 2 relates the Allies' discovery of treasure: German gold reserves, art works, and high-tech war machinery.
Neiman Marcus last of the merchant kings ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Carrie Nieman and her brother, Herbert Marcus, shared a powerful blend of perfectionism, exquisite taste and a passion for hard work. Together, they overcame incredible odds to create one of the most respected names in shopping. This program chronicles their road to success through old family photos, archival footage and interviews with family members and historians. It follows the franchise they created which became one of the most recognized and celebrated in the world, and gives a behind-the-scenes view from former company officials and insiders.
The Civil War. The story and the artillery ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Why the war started and how it was fought. Explores one of the factors that finally helped bring it all to a close : the revolutionary new artillery weapons of the day.
Patrick Henry, voice of liberty ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Patrick Henry, best known for his statement, "Give me liberty or give me death!" From simple Virginia roots, Henry rose to the Continental Congress, where his oratory stirred support for the American Revolution.
The Extraordinary voyages of Jules Verne ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
"A 19th-century man with a 21st-century imagination, Jules Verne was one of the most popular authors of his generation because he took readers to places of which they had only dreamt"--Container.
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