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Stossel, John

Overview
Works: 272 works in 545 publications in 4 languages and 11,894 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Drama  Silent films  Nonfiction television programs  Television news programs  Science television programs 
Roles: Author, Reporter, Host, Interviewer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: AZ999, 001.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Stossel
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong by John Stossel( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and misconceptions covered in the book include: Is the media unbiased? Are our schools helping or hurting our kids? Do singles have a better sex life than married people? Do we have less free time than we used to? Is outsourcing bad for American workers? Suburban sprawl is ruining America; money makes people happier; the world is too crowded; we're drowning in garbage; profiteering is evil; sweatshops exploit people. Investigative reporter Stossel takes on these issues and many more.--From publisher description
No, they can't : why government fails--but individuals succeed by John Stossel( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society
Shopping smart : the only consumer guide you'll ever need by John Stossel( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching tools for macroeconomics, government, and international trade by John Stossel( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do the rich get a break at tax time-or do they pay more than their share? Who benefits and who suffers when sweatshops are allowed to operate? Are gas prices as outrageous as everyone thinks? This compilation of ABC News stories features 20/20 anchor John Stossel, who uses real-world situations to address provocative macroeconomic questions. In a straightforward style well-known to viewers of 20/20, Stossel covers a wide range of concepts and overturns many common assumptions
Teaching Tools for Microeconomics by John Stossel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 clips initially prepared for ABC television (20/20 and various Stossel specials). The clips have been modified and designed especially for classroom use. DVD also contains an instructor's manual with discussion questions, testing material and related activities
Men, women & the sex difference( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the differences between the sexes and whether they are the result of biology or environment
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong] by John Stossel( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The investigative reporter and consumer advocate debunks popular myths and misconceptions about suburban sprawl, whether or not money makes people happier, media bias, and other social, political, and economic issues
General Motors : from dream to downfall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparisons between General Motors and the Titanic are unfortunate, but inevitable. Confusing luxury with reliability, favoring a bloated status quo over true innovation, and ignoring a host of danger signals, GM finally fell victim to its own errors. This ABC News program studies the economic icebergs that sent the company into bankruptcy-as well as the technological life rafts that could, if properly utilized, save it from oblivion. Outlining the crippled juggernaut's glory days and its entry into troubled waters during the 1970s and '80s, the video documents plant closings, the 2008 auto industry bailout, and GM's struggle to produce viable electric and hybrid vehicles. Guests include Why GM Matters author William Holstein, former Presidential car czar Steve Rattner, and former General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson
Race and sex : what we think (but can't say)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the conscious mind's efforts to judge people on their merits, the subconscious categorizes by details such as gender, race, and age--just as it has done since the dawn of humankind. Can ethnic prejudice be overcome? What is the "stereotype effect"? Are there quantifiable differences that make one race superior to another in sports? Is it possible to visually perceive a person's sexual orientation?
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrepreneur Ted Turner, economist Walter Williams, and philosopher David Kelley redefine greed, discussing its value as the driving power in business that created opportunities for others
Media hype : when news coverage goes too far( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines factors that contribute to the exaggeration of risks and danger in the news media, using stories involving murder, shark attack, road rage, and carjacking as examples of skewed reporting
20-20( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner talk about the many relationships they discover which involve economics and social characteristics of our current civilization. The two economists use interviews and statistical analysis to reveal their often surprising results
The In crowd and social cruelty( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ABC News special dealing with school social cliques and bullying
You can't say that! what's happening to free speech?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who determines when one person's right to expression must give way to another's sense of propriety? ABC News correspondent John Stossel looks at growing constraints on free speech made in the interest of protecting the public from offense
The Difference between men and women( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program on the neurological basis of differences between men and women. 20/20 correspondents report on the female brain, the gender gap and the brainwork behind sex, as well as question some common myths between the sexes. Includes interviews with doctors, including neuropsychiatrist and author Louann Brizendine
John Stossel goes to Washington (VHS) by John Stossel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC News reporter John Stossel goes to the nation's capitol and turns the idea of "consumer reporting" on government itself. In the process, he uncovers governmental waste, incompetence and abuse of power. He looks at taxes, how the government tracks money, and how the government uses that money
Teens : what makes them tick( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the mental and physical differences between teenagers and adults
The blame game : are we a country of victims?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the excesses of the "victims movement" and how this tendency to blame our misfortunes on anyone but ourselves affects public policy and the workplace. More and more often, we claim to be "victims" of bad parents, an unjust society, a disability. Why should we accept responsibility for what happens to us?
No, they can't [why government fails-- but individuals succeed] by John Stossel( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning reporter John Stossel shares his view on the free market and why less government is good government
Child safety outdoors( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about these topics: Car seat safety, pedestrian safety, playground safety, safety on tricycles, bicycles, etc
 
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Myths, lies, and downright stupidity : get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong
Alternative Names
Ioannes Stossel

John Stossel Amerikaans televisiepresentator

John Stossel US-amerikanischer Journalist, Fernsehmoderator und libertärer Aktivist

Стоссел, Джон

스토셀, 존

Languages
English (138)

Spanish (2)

Polish (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Myths, lies, and downright stupidity [get out the shovel-- why everything you know is wrong]Race and sex : what we think (but can't say)No, they can't [why government fails-- but individuals succeed]Give me a break [how I exposed hucksters, cheats, and scam artists and became the scourge of the liberal media]Give Me a Break