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Smith, Harry 1951-

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Most widely held works by Harry Smith
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents Russia's history in regards to its rulers, known as the Tsars
The haunted history of Halloween( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 693 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
The World Trade Center( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the construction, 27 year presence, and bombing destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City
Christmas unwrapped the history of Christmas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 418 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 412 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
Biography millennium( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives brief biographies of 100 of the most influential people of the past 1000 years
Radioactive wolves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 315 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 300 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
Charles Lindbergh against the wind( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Charles Lindbergh with interviews with friends, relatives and co-workers
Dear home letters from World War I( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on millions of letters written home by Americans involved in "The Great War."
Peter the Great the tyrant reformer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 217 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. This biographical video covers the life and tyrannical reign of Peter the Great. Historical documents, art and interviews with historians are used to reveal the details of his life
Gerald R. Ford healing the presidency by Gerald R Ford( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 216 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 )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 193 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
Bob Fosse dancing on the edge( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Broadway and musical film choreograper Bob Fosse. Includes clips from stage and film productions and insights from performers who worked with him
War letters [extraordinary correspondence from American wars] by Andrew Carroll( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 183 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
Condoleezza Rice( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-faceted portrait of one of the most enigmatic figures in the Bush Administration
Oscar Wilde wit's end( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical sketch of the Irish-born writer, from his days at Oxford to the revelation and trial that led to his incarceration in the Reading Jail. Oscar Wilde was famously flamboyant-- whose nonconformity was expressed in his works and his appearances
Forever Ella( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the personal life and singing career of the well-known jazz artist and discusses her impact on contemporary music
George Washington American revolutionary( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biographical profile of George Washington, the first president of the United States
John Steinbeck an American writer by Morgan. Smith, Harry. Graves, Peter. Perkins, Jack, 1933- Arts and Entertainment Network. New Video Group Neville( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 137 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
 
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War letters [extraordinary correspondence from American wars]