WorldCat Identities

Smith, Harry 1951-

Works: 238 works in 413 publications in 2 languages and 10,846 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Biography  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Narrator, Host, Speaker, Interviewer, Reporter, Author
Classifications: GT4965, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Harry Smith
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. This epic program encompasses nearly a thousand years of despair and rebellion, innovation and conflict. Explores the tumultuous lives of figures like Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. Events include the December Revolution and Napoleon's ill-fated invasion and how they changed history
The haunted history of Halloween by Harry Smith( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Harry Smith of CBS's The Early Show as he leads this 3,000-year expedition through the history of the characteristically pagan holiday of Halloween. Discover how the "trick-or-treat" custom originated during the harvest festivals in ancient Ireland when food and sweets were used to coax the dead into remaining in the spirit world. Learn how Christianity tried to co-opt the celebration by turning it into All Saints Day, but how the underlying-- and sometimes controversial-- dark elements of the holiday have survived
Christmas unwrapped : the history of Christmas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the emergence of the modern-day Christmas celebration from pagan festivals such as the Roman Saturnalia, and how British settlers in the New World transformed the patron saint of children into the enduring figure of Santa Claus
Osama Bin Laden : in the name of Allah( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was born into wealth and privilege, and afforded every opportunity those blessings can confer. He chose instead to embrace a culture of violence and hatred. For years, Osama bin Laden was a shadowy figure to most of the world. But the tragic events of September 11, 2001 thrust him into the spotlight as the most wanted fugitive on earth. Careful analysis and interviews with people who have met him tell the story of bin Laden's life, tracing his transformation from a wealthy youth to leader of a global terror network
The World Trade Center( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the construction, 27 year presence, and bombing destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City
Heinz : the ketchup kings( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the Heinz family and their rise to prominence in the business world through the manufacture of ketchup, pickles and other products
Radioactive wolves( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In anticipation of the 25th anniversary of the historic nuclear accident at Chernobyl, filmmakers and scientists set out to document the lives and genetics of packs of wolves and other wildlife thriving in the 'dead zone' which still surrounds the remains of the reactor
Independence day : the history of the fourth of July( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events of July 4, 1776; early celebrations of the day; and the symbols, patriotic music, fireworks, monuments and statues associated with this holiday. Shows celebrations of the holiday both past and present. The power of this holiday, its patriotism, hometown pride and national unity is just as strong today as it was in 1776
Dear home : letters from World War I( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on millions of letters written home by Americans involved in "The Great War."
Charles Lindbergh : against the wind( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Charles Lindbergh with interviews with friends, relatives and co-workers
Peter the Great : the tyrant reformer( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towering over his countrymen, literally and figuratively, he virtually single-handedly modernized his immense nation. From 1696 to 1725, he ruled Russia with an iron hand, and his life and legacy have captivated generation after generation ever since
Irving Berlin : an American song( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the famous composer of popular musicals and songs, including "God Bless America."
Bob Fosse : dancing on the edge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Career of the legendary choreographer who gave the world "The Pajama Game", "Sweet Charity", and "Cabaret". But behind the scenes, Fosse was a tortured, addictive genius who had a grim fascination with death. Features interviews with some of the stars with whom he worked, including Ann Reinking, Gwen Verdon, and Liza Minnelli
Gerald R. Ford : healing the presidency by Gerald R Ford( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes called the 'accidental president', Ford's refreshing honesty and integrity helped restore the nation's confidence in the White House following the scandalous Nixon years. Through interviews with family, friends and former colleagues, the man behind one of the most notable presidencies is revealed
Bob Dylan : the American troubadour by Bob Dylan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The controversial life and times of american troubadour Bob Dylan is played out against the background of his songs and music
Condoleezza Rice( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-faceted portrait of one of the most enigmatic figures in the Bush Administration
War letters : [extraordinary correspondence from American wars] by Andrew Carroll( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of letters offering first-hand insights into the Civil War, the First and Second World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War, the Persian Gulf, Somalia, and the Balkans. Features dramatic accounts of combat written immediately after ferocious battles; poignant expressions of love by homesick husbands and sweethearts; humorous anecdotes and gripes about insufferable conditions; thoughtful reflections on the nature of war; and a startling number of last letters, heartfelt messages written just hours before the senders died in combat
John Steinbeck : a concise biography by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His concern for the underdog made him a hero to the masses and an enemy of the establishment. He is one of the most celebrated writers in history. He illuminated the plight of America's forgotten citizens, and in so doing, became one of the most recognizable and important voices in literature. His activism and outspoken opinions made him persona non grata in his own home state by the end of his life. His novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" is one of the most banned books in history. It is also one of the most important
Queen Noor : between two realms( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle the fairy-tale romance of Jordan's late King Hussein and all-American girl Lisa Halaby, who became Noor al Hussein, the "Light of Hussein", when they married
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Russia land of the tsars
Alternative Names
Harry Smith Amerikaans journalist

Harry Smith Amerikanischer Fernsehjournalist, Jahrgang 1951

Harry Smith Journaliste de télévision américain, né en 1951

Гарри Смит

هاري سميث

ハリー・スミス (ジャーナリスト)

War letters : [extraordinary correspondence from American wars]