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Smith, Harry 1951-

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

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1997 and 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 )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 603 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 )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 397 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
Biography millennium( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives brief biographies of 100 of the most influential people of the past 1000 years
Heinz : the ketchup kings( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 333 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 )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 333 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
Osama Bin Laden : in the name of Allah( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 328 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
Dear home : letters from World War I( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on millions of letters written home by Americans involved in "The Great War."
Independence day : the history of the fourth of July( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout America, the 4th of July is a summer celebration of beaches, barbecues, and the birth of the nation, where parades march down Main Street and the night sky lights up with stunning fireworks displays. But how did these traditions begin?
Charles Lindbergh : against the wind( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Charles Lindbergh with interviews with friends, relatives and co-workers
Bob Fosse : dancing on the edge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 260 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
Irving Berlin : an American song( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the famous composer of popular musicals and songs, including "God Bless America."
Peter the Great : the tyrant reformer( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 210 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 203 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 180 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 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As National Security Advisor, she has one of the most demanding and important jobs on earth. As one of the few African Americans to hold a high position in the Bush administration, she is both an inspiration and a lightning rod for controversy. Condoleezza is the first woman to hold the post of National Security Advisor, she is an accomplished pianist and hopes one day to be commissioner of the National Football League. For now, however, her time is devoted to the evolving fight against terror and sifting the many conflicting views on the issue in order to present them clearly and concisely to President Bush
War letters : [extraordinary correspondence from American wars] by Andrew Carroll( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 164 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
Ted Kaczynski : the unabomber( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the life of Ted Kaczynski, the unabomber
Christine Jorgensen : the change of a lifetime( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the life of one of the most controversial figures of the sexual revolution. Jorgensen, a WorldWar II-era GI, was was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgeries (in 1951 and 1952 in Denmark, and a later surgery in the U.S.). Her transformation was the subject of a New York Daily News front page story in December 1952. She became an instant celebrity, using the platform to advocate for transgender people, and became known for her directness and polished wit. She also worked as an actress and nightclub entertainer, and recorded several songs
 
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Russia land of the tsars
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War letters : [extraordinary correspondence from American wars]
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Harry Smith Amerikaans journalist

Harry Smith Amerikanischer Fernsehjournalist, Jahrgang 1951

Harry Smith Journaliste de télévision américain, né en 1951

Гарри Смит

هاري سميث صحفي من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

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