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McCain, John 1936-2018

Overview
Works: 706 works in 1,350 publications in 5 languages and 57,265 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Autobiographies  Case studies  Anecdotes  Trivia and miscellanea  History  Documentary films  Military history  Nonfiction films  War films 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Speaker, Narrator, Actor, Commentator, Author of introduction, Correspondent, osp, Contributor
Classifications: E840.8.M467, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John McCain
Why courage matters : the way to a braver life by John McCain( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reflection on courage presents a collection of stories of surpassing bravery and selfless devotion to duty and offers portraits of individuals--both famous and unheralded--who confronted adversity and triumphed
Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember by John McCain( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volume of moral and ethical lessons for parents to share with their children presents a collection of original profiles of individuals who exemplify such qualities and values as diligence, forgiveness, humor, confidence, and honesty
Why We Fight by Eugene Jarecki( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing how, as Dwight Eisenhower had warned in his 1961 Farewell Address, political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war. On a deeper level, what emerges is a portrait of a nation in transition--drifting dangerously far from her founding principles toward a more imperial and uncertain future
Hard call : great decisions and the extraordinary people who made them by John McCain( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At some point in our lives, we all face tough decisions and have to make that hard call. In this book, Senator McCain and Mark Salter use experiences of both extraordinary people and people in extraordinary circumstances to describe the anatomy of a great decision. Highlights include: Henry Ford's decision to sacrifice his company's competitive edge by reducing the work day and guaranteeing a minimum wage; Branch Rickey's decision to offer Jackie Robinson a contract to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the face of public opposition; Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf 's decision to return to wartorn Liberia after receiving an economics degree from Harvard; General Fred Weyand's decision to redeploy fifteen of his battalions despite resistance from senior American military commanders in Vietnam; and much more.--From publisher description
Thirteen soldiers : a personal history of Americans at war by John McCain( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John McCain's ... history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of thirteen remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts from the Revolutionary War of 1776 to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"--Amazon.com
Sea change at Annapolis : the United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000 by H. Michael Gelfand( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1845, the United States Naval Academy has prepared professional military leaders at its Annapolis, Maryland, campus. Although it remains steeped in a culture of tradition and discipline, the Academy is not impervious to change. Dispelling the myth that the Academy is a bastion of tradition unmarked by progress, H. Michael Gelfand examines challenges to the Naval Academy's culture from both inside and outside the Academy's walls between 1949 and 2000, an era of dramatic social change in American history. Drawing on more than two hundred oral histories, extensive archival research, and his own participatory observation at the Academy, Gelfand demonstrates that events at Annapolis reflect the transformation of American culture and society at large in the Cold War and post-Cold War periods. In eight chapters, he discusses recruiting and minority midshipmen, the end of mandatory attendance at religious services, women's experiences as they sought and achieved admission and later served as midshipmen, and the responses of multiple generations of midshipmen to societal changes, particularly during the Vietnam War era. This cultural history not only sheds light on events at the Naval Academy but also offers a novel perspective on democratic ideals in the United States
Pearl Harbor : the day of infamy : an illustrated history by Dan Van der Vat( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dette er som angivet, et billedværk med hidtil upublicerede fotografier, tillige suppleret med en god og detaljeret redegørelse. Der drages sammenligninger med det lignende britiske angreb på Taranto og den japanske angrebsplan og kapacitet hertil analyseres. Hovedvægten lægges dog skiftevis på detaljerede øjenvidneberetninger og på de kommanderendes handlinger og aktioner op det operative og taktiske niveau. En levende redegørelse for både lægmand og søkrigseksperten
Hard call : great decisions and the extraordinary people who made them by John McCain( Recording )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCain pays tribute to men and women who were important examples of composure, wisdom, and intellect in the face of tough decisions, in a volume that cites the examples of such figures as Henry Ford, Branch Rickey, and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Odysseus in America : combat trauma and the trials of homecoming by Jonathan Shay( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his acclaimed book Achilles in Vietnam, Dr. Jonathan Shay used the Iliad as a prism through which to examine how ancient and modern wars have battered the psychology of the men who fight. Now he turns his attention to the Odyssey, Homer's classic story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the real problems faced by combat veterans reentering civilian society. Drawing on his years of experience working with Vietnam veterans, Shay illustrates how the Odyssey can be read as a metaphor for the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life. He also explains how veterans recover, and advocates changes to American military practice that will protect future servicemen and servicewomen while increasing their fighting power. The Odyssey, Shay argues, offers explicit portrayals of behavior common among returning soldiers in our own culture -- danger-seeking, womanizing, explosive violence, drug abuse, visitation by the dead, obsession, vagrancy, and homelessness. Supporting his reading with examples from his fifteen-year practice treating Vietnam combat veterans, Shay shows how Odysseus's mistrustfulness, his lies, and his constant need to conceal his thoughts and emotions foreshadow the experiences of many of today's veterans. Throughout, Homer strengthens our understanding of what a combat veteran must overcome to return to and flourish in civilian life, just as the heartbreaking stories of the veterans Shay treats give us a new understanding of one of the world's greatest classics. With a foreword by Vietnam veteran U.S. Senators John McCain and Max Cleland, representing bipartisan support for what Dr. Shay is trying to accomplish, Odysseus in America is an impassioned and cogent plea to renovate American military institutions -- and a brilliant rereading of Homer's epic
Finding your roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the series delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America
60 minutes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the 2000 Presidential election approaches, John McCain is not finding much support from his own party. Dan Rather reports
Why courage matters by John McCain( Recording )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this inspiring meditation on courage, John McCain shares his favorite stories of people who have faced adversity and triumphed. For anyone who has ever wondered where courage comes from and how certain individuals are able to find the resolve to take great risks, McCain offers stories of fortitude and bravery. "I have spent time in the company of heroes," McCain writes, "and I was raised on tales of surpassing courage and selfless devotion to duty. I have seen and heard of Americans who overcame extraordinary challenges on behalf of their country in struggles almost mythic in their dimensions." An empowering audiobook that will strengthen the spirit of anyone who hears it, Why courage matters is a testament to the power of the human spirit"--Container
Faith of my fathers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoir by Senator John McCain and Mark Salter, Faith of my Fathers chronicles the younger years of Senator McCain's life, beginning as a hotshot Navy pilot through his five years of captivity as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam
Character is destiny : [inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should remember] by John McCain( Recording )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Space situational awareness : status of efforts and planned budgets by United States( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As space has become more congested and contested, the potential for intentional and unintentional threats to space assets has increased, according to DOD. In response, the SSA mission focus has expanded from awareness of the location and movement of space objects to also include assessments of their capabilities and intent to provide battlespace awareness for protecting U.S. and allies' people and assets. In a report accompanying a bill for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, the Senate Armed Services Committee included a provision for GAO to estimate the cost of SSA efforts over the next 5 fiscal years. This report includes information we provided in a briefing to the committee, updated to reflect current data on SSA workloads and to incorporate additional agency technical comments. This report addresses the following: (1) What are the government's current and planned SSA-related research and development, procurement, and operations efforts? (2) What is the planned budget for these efforts for fiscal years 2015 through 2020? To determine the governments' current and planned SSA-related efforts and compile related budgets, we obtained and reviewed relevant program documentation, such as program budget requests and status briefings, and discussed the efforts with officials at DOD, NASA, and NOAA"--Preliminary page
Great speeches video series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume features six vital speeches: John McCain's USC commencement address; Barack Obama's 2004 DNC keynote address; Margaret Thatcher's eulogy for Ronald Reagan; Robert Byrd's 'On the Brink of War' speech; Carol Moseley Braun's health care address; and Lyndon B. Johnson's 'I Will Not Run' speech
McCain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senator John McCain's life is presented, including his complicated relationship with President Donald Trump, his experience as a POW in Vietnam, his run for the presidency in 2000 and 2008, and his decision to vote against the Republican health care bill that was to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
John McCain : For Whom the Bell Tolls( Visual )

6 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced and directed by six-time Emmy® winner Peter Kunhardt, along with Emmy® winners George Kunhardt and Teddy Kunhardt, JOHN MCCAIN: FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS is a biographical profile of one of the most influential forces in modern American politics, Arizona Senator John McCain. The son and grandson of two Navy admirals, John McCain was a former Navy pilot who was shot down in Vietnam and spent over five years in a POW camp, returning to forge a career as one of our country{u2019}s most passionate and formidable members of Congress. The six-term Republican senator and two-time presidential candidate sat down for interviews for this film just a few weeks after being diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017, and provided unprecedented access to his daily life in Washington, D.C. and Sedona, Ariz. The film also features interviews with family, friends, colleagues and leading political figures. ©2019 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO® and all related programs are the property of Home Box Office, Inc
Taps on the walls : poems from the Hanoi Hilton by John Borling( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents poems composed by the Air Force Major General and former prisoner of war who was held in the Hanoi military prison by the Viet Cong for eight years and conveyed his poems to his fellow prisoners through taps on the walls
Last letters home : voices of Americans from the battlefields of Iraq by Bill Couturié( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly profiles fourteen men and women from the U.S. armed forces who lost their lives fighting in Iraq and presents letters they wrote to their families that reveal the experiences and emotions of individuals changed by the perils of battle
 
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Character is destiny : inspiring stories every young person should know and every adult should rememberWhy We FightHard call : great decisions and the extraordinary people who made themThirteen soldiers : a personal history of Americans at warSea change at Annapolis : the United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000Pearl Harbor : the day of infamy : an illustrated historyHard call : great decisions and the extraordinary people who made themOdysseus in America : combat trauma and the trials of homecoming
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Con Makkeyn

Con Makkeyn Amerikalı siyasətçi

Džons Makeins

Džons Makeins amerikāņu politiķis

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Τζον Μακέιν

Джон Макейн

Джон Маккейн

Джон Маккейн американски политик

Джон Маккейн Американский политик

Джон Маккейн американський політик, сенатор-республіканець від штату Аризона.

Джон Маккейн палітык ЗША

Джон Сідні Макейн

Джон Сідні Макейн амерыканскі палітык, сенатар-рэспубліканец ад штату Арызона

Жон МакКэйн

Макейн, Джон, 1936-2018

Макейн, Джон Сидней, 1936-2018

Маккейн, Джон, 1936-2018

Маккейн, Джон американский политик

Маккейн, Джон Сидней, 1936-2018

Џон Мекејн

Җон Маккейн

Ջոն Մաքքեյն ամերիկացի քաղաքական գործիչ

ג'ון מקיין

ג'ון מקיין טייס קרב, סנאטור ומדינאי אמריקאי

דזשאן מעקעין

جان مک کین

جان مک‌کین

جان مک‌کین سیاست‌مدار و سناتور ایالات متحده آمریکا

جان مکین

جان مڪين

جون ماكين

جون ماكين، 1936-

جون ماكين سياسي أمريكي وضابط في البحرية الأمريكية ومرشح رئاسي

जॉन मैककेन

जॉन मॅककेन अमेरिकन राजकारणी आणि लष्करी अधिकारी (१९३६-२०१८)

জন ম্যাককেইন

জন ম্যাককেইন মার্কিন রাজনীতিবিদ

ஜான் மெக்கெய்ன்

జాన్ మెక్కెయిన

ജോൺ മക്കെയ്ൻ

ජෝන් මැකේන්

จอห์น แมคเคน

ဂျွန်မက်ကိန်း

ဂျွန်မက်ကိန်း အိုဘားမားနှင့် ခေတ်ပြိုင် အမေရိကန်နိုင်ငံရေးသမားကြီး

ჯონ მაკ-კეინი

매케인, 존 1936-2018

맥케인, 존 1936-2018

존 매케인

존 매케인 미국의 정치인

ジョン・マケイン

强 马凯恩

約翰・馬侃

約翰·麥凱恩 美國已故政治人物

约翰·麦凯恩 美国政治家、美国联邦参议员

麦凯恩 1936-2018

麥堅

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