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Dower, John

Works: 10 works in 25 publications in 3 languages and 488 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Sports films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Anecdotes  Nonfiction films  Sports television programs  Military history  Biography  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Director, Interviewee
Classifications: GV742.3, 796.33463
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Dower
  • Proceedings by Mont.: 2011) Montana History Conference (38th: Helena( Book )
Most widely held works by John Dower
Once in a lifetime the extraordinary story of the New York Cosmos( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of the New York Cosmos, America's first great soccer team, and its larger-than-life superstar, Pelé. The Cosmos kicked off America's first love affair with the world's most popular sport in the 1970s
Thrilla in Manila Ali vs. Frazier( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Smokin' Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali fought three times, but it would be their epic third encounter in 1975 that cemented their rivalry. Now Frazier offers up his account of the events leading up to the legendary 'thrilla in Manila' and how a one-time friend turned into his greatest foe
Live forever the rise and fall of Brit pop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Putting the brief but indelible British pop phenomenon of the 1990s into a fascinating social and political context, filmmaker John Dower draws on extensive interviews with musicians, critics, and sundry observers
Slaying the Badger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Lance Armstrong, there was Greg LeMond, who is now the first and only American to win the Tour de France. LeMond looks back at the pivotal 1986 Tour and his increasingly vicious rivalry with friend, teammate and mentor Bernard Hinault. The reigning Tour champion and brutal competitor known as The Badger, Hinault "promised" to help LeMond, in return for LeMond supporting him in the previous year. But in a sport that purports to reward teamwork, it's really every man for himself
30 for 30( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines influential events, athletes, coaches, teams, and personalities from the past three decades of sports history
30 for 30 : fifth anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What started off as a vision from ESPN's Bill Simmons that sports stories still needed to be told in the form of a documentary by some of the greatest filmmakers in the world has turned into ESPN's critically acclaimed 30 for 30 documentary series. Executive produced by Connor Schell, Bill Simmons and John Dahl, ESPN Films 30 for 30 series launched in October 2009 with the premiere of Peter Berg's King's Ransom. Since then, the series has continued to combine exceptional sports stories with exceptional filmmaking. In addition to the complete set of 30 for 30, the 100-title 30 for 30 Fifth Anniversary Collection will feature all films in the 30 for 30 Soccer Stories and Nine for IX series, as well as selections from 30 for 30 Shorts and additional acclaimed films from the creators of the 30 for 30 series, including The Fab Five, Catching Hell and The Announcement
Heavy hitters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller in Manila: What unfolded in the searing heat of Manila in 1975 as Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought their third and final contest is now considered the greatest-ever boxing match in history; with an ending so dramatic it defies belief
Nihonkoku kenpō Japan's peace Constitution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2005, sixty years after the end of World War II, the conservative Japanese government is pressing ahead with plans to revise the nation's constitution and jettison its famous no-war clause, Article 9. This timely, hard-hitting documentary places the ongoing debate over the constitution in an international context. Through interviews conducted with leading thinkers around the world, the film explores the origins of the Constitution in the ashes of war and the significance of its peace clauses in the conflicted times of the early 21st century"--Container
New York Cosmos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.25 for Once in a ... to 0.99 for New York C ...)

Live forever the rise and fall of Brit pop