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Byker, Carl

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Kingdom of David : the saga of the Israelites( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Israelites and the creaton of the world's first monotheistic religion
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
When worlds collide( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the 'Old World' first encountered the 'New World.' Travel from Granada in Spain to Machu Picchu in Peru, and from Mexico to Madrid in Spain. Explores how the collision of these two sophisticated but different worlds led to the birth of an entirely new Latino culture
Woodrow Wilson by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage and beautifully filmed reenactments, this program tells the story of a professor who became on of America's greatest presidents. It's the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. And it's a fascinating portrait of a toweing intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles but who nonetheless shredded civil liberties during wartime and witheld support of civil rights and women's suffrage
Frontline( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly 750,000 elderly Americans are spending their later years in for-profit assisted living facilities. This loosely regulated, multibillion-dollar industry is dominated by one company: Emeritus Senior Living. In a year-long investigation, Frontline and ProPublica raise questions about fatal lapses in care, understaffing, and a quest for profits
The duel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the morning of July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton was fatally wounded in a duel by Aaron Burr in the culminating act of a political war that had lasted for more than a decade. The rivals' final encounter in Weehauken ruined Burr's career and changed the fate of a nation
The Great War : and the shaping of the 20th century( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the effect of World War I on the twentieth century. The World War of 1914-1918, the Great War, was the first of the man-made disasters of the twentieth century. In many ways it was without precedent. Never had the battlefield been so vast, whether in the trenches, in the sky, or on and in the seas. Never had a war reached so deeply into the lives of people so far away from the battlefield. The shock waves generated by this cataclysmic event are felt to this day, as this dramatic narrative makes vividly clear. Here is. presented a history of world war in a new way. The military flow of the conflict - from the invasion of Belgium in the summer of 1914 to the collapse of Germany in the autumn of 1918 - is followed throughout. But these epic events are rendered with fresh insights by the interweaving of the cultural history of the time - the hopes and dreams, the ideas and aspirations, the exhilaration and despair, both of those remote from power and of those who led them. This is a. journey into the intense personal experiences of people trying to make sense of war on a scale the world had never seen. Like the acclaimed television series that it accompanies, The Great War pays special attention to the troubling aftermath of the war: the emergence of new nations amid old and festering problems; how the victims and survivors dealt with loss and disfigurement, guilt and hatred; and the terrible legacy of brutality that has marked so much of the. twentieth century
Post mortem : the death investigation crisis in America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In over 1,300 counties across America, elected coroners, many with no medical or scientific background, are in charge of death investigations. Nationwide there is a severe shortage of competent forensic pathologists to do autopsies. The rate of autopsies -- the gold standard of death investigation--has plummeted over decades. As a result, not only do murderers go free and innocent people go to jail, but the crisis in death investigation in America is also a threat to public health
The great war by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great War, the World War of 1914 to 1918, was the first major catastrophy of the 20th century. Never had so many nations taken up arms at a single time nor had the battlefield ever been so vast. Nearly everyone suffered and became a soldier in one way or another
Intimate strangers : unseen life on Earth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of the microbial world and offers a clear and exciting picture of the field of microbiology
Anton Chekov's The duel by Weiqiang Liu( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the morning of July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton was fatally wounded in a duel by Aaron Burr in the culminating act of a political war that had lasted for more than a decade. The rivals' final encounter in Weehauken ruined Burr's career and changed the fate of a nation
The new heroes : their bottom line is lives( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Heroes tells the dramatic stories of 14 daring people from all corners of the globe who, against all odds, are successfully alleviating poverty and illness, combating unemployment and violence, and bringing education, light, opportunity and freedom to poor and marginalized people around the world
The meth epidemic( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficult of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies
The presidents : the lives and legacies of the 43 leaders of the United States( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives and accomplishments of presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Truman, JFK, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton
The Fight for democracy( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the struggle for democracy in South Korea. Discusses South Korea's economic development and the government's policies, including loans to companies such as Hyundai, where the lifting of the government ban on unions led to conflict with workers. The documentary examines Korea's political history from its beginnings through Japanese occupation, the Korean War, the uprising in Kwangju in 1980, and the massive protests of 1987, to the present. Analyzes historical Anti-American attitudes and today's grassroots political movements
American Experience: Woodrow Wilson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's acclaimed Presidents series continues with a two-part profile of one of the most effective Democrat incumbents of the 20th century -- Woodrow Wilson. Born in 1856, Wilson lived through the American Civil War as a child and grew up to be history professor and president of Princeton University. He then entered politics as governor of New Jersey in 1911 and just a year later was elected the 28th president of the United States (the only one ever to have a PhD). With a clear mandate, Wilson pushed through an extensive legislative agenda, mostly aimed at stimulating the US economy. He initially kept the US out of World War I, even using that as a re-election slogan in 1916. However, German aggression forced him to change his stance to that of a bold war leader, generating funds, men and materiel for battle. In 1918, Wilson led the peace negotiations with Germany, and set about building the League of Nations -- the forerunner to the UN -- to prevent future conflicts. It was while working on this project, in 1919, that he suffered a stroke, and competed his term in office issuing orders via his (second) wife, Edith, from his sick bed. Wilson was not all sweetness and light, however. Black voters who flocked to his cause in 1912 felt betrayed by his support for segregationist policies and support for the southern white cause, while Irish immigrants, especially those who fled to the US after the Easter Rising of 1916, felt he had reneged on a deal to push for an independent Ireland after helping Britain in the war
The Nature of Human Nature( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the "second Darwinian revolution," a new understanding of the evolution of the human brain. Discusses the concept of a universal human nature that is the product of natural selection
Consciousness by Grooverider( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines: What do we know about human consciousness at the end of the 20th century? What progress has neuroscience made in explaining consciousness? How does our brain organize the sensory information it receives to create a coherent picture of our world? Will we develop computers that can mimic our sense of self?
American Experience: Woodrow Wilson - Part 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Experience: Woodrow Wilson - Part 1' is part of a series of films from PBS. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's acclaimed Presidents series continues with a two-part profile of one of the most effective Democrat incumbents of the 20th century -- Woodrow Wilson. Born in 1856, Wilson lived through the American Civil War as a child and grew up to be history professor and president of Princeton University. He then entered politics as governor of New Jersey in 1911 and just a year later was elected the 28th president of the United States (the only one ever to have a PhD). With a clear mandate, Wilson pushed through an extensive legislative agenda, mostly aimed at stimulating the US economy. He initially kept the US out of World War I, even using that as a re-election slogan in 1916. However, German aggression forced him to change his stance to that of a bold war leader, generating funds, men and materiel for battle. In 1918, Wilson led the peace negotiations with Germany, and set about building the League of Nations -- the forerunner to the UN -- to prevent future conflicts. It was while working on this project, in 1919, that he suffered a stroke, and competed his term in office issuing orders via his (second) wife, Edith, from his sick bed. Wilson was not all sweetness and light, however. Black voters who flocked to his cause in 1912 felt betrayed by his support for segregationist policies and support for the southern white cause, while Irish immigrants, especially those who fled to the US after the Easter Rising of 1916, felt he had reneged on a deal to push for an independent Ireland after helping Britain in the war
American Experience: Woodrow Wilson - Part 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Experience: Woodrow Wilson - Part 2' is part of a series of films from PBS. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's acclaimed Presidents series continues with a two-part profile of one of the most effective Democrat incumbents of the 20th century -- Woodrow Wilson. Born in 1856, Wilson lived through the American Civil War as a child and grew up to be history professor and president of Princeton University. He then entered politics as governor of New Jersey in 1911 and just a year later was elected the 28th president of the United States (the only one ever to have a PhD). With a clear mandate, Wilson pushed through an extensive legislative agenda, mostly aimed at stimulating the US economy. He initially kept the US out of World War I, even using that as a re-election slogan in 1916. However, German aggression forced him to change his stance to that of a bold war leader, generating funds, men and materiel for battle. In 1918, Wilson led the peace negotiations with Germany, and set about building the League of Nations -- the forerunner to the UN -- to prevent future conflicts. It was while working on this project, in 1919, that he suffered a stroke, and competed his term in office issuing orders via his (second) wife, Edith, from his sick bed. Wilson was not all sweetness and light, however. Black voters who flocked to his cause in 1912 felt betrayed by his support for segregationist policies and support for the southern white cause, while Irish immigrants, especially those who fled to the US after the Easter Rising of 1916, felt he had reneged on a deal to push for an independent Ireland after helping Britain in the war
 
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