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Osgood, Charles

Overview
Works: 104 works in 225 publications in 2 languages and 16,378 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes  Juvenile works  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Humor  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Host, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Dr. Seuss' Horton hears a Who! by Theodor Seuss Geisel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry for help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. Good thing since as it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home. Unfortunately for Horton, this gives him nothing but torment from his neighbors. They refuse to believe that anything could survive on the speck. Still, Horton stands by the motto that, "After all, a person is a person, no matter how small."
Poetry speaks : hear great poets read their work from Tennyson to Plath ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combining the talents of great poets past and living, their words written and spoken, this collection features the authors themselves reading their poetry on audio CD. Contributors range from Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Sylvia Plath and Langston Hughes. Additional poems in print form allow the reader to further explore the poets' works
A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail by Charles Osgood ( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treasury of presidential campaign anecdotes from the past seventy years is a compendium of lighthearted speech excerpts, interviews, and press-conference quotes from the campaigns of such presidents as FDR, Truman, and JFK
Kilroy was here : the best American humor from World War II by Charles Osgood ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Draws together humor from World War II, including humor pieces from "Stars and Stripes," classic lines from "Mister Roberts," excerpts from memoirs, essays, and classic graffiti
Funny letters from famous people by Charles Osgood ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"... rib-tickling communications from the likes of Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Flannery O'Connor, Groucho Marx, Bob Hope, and dozens more"--back cover
Osgood on speaking : how to think on your feet without falling on your face by Charles Osgood ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A leading television news correspondent draws on anecdotes about speakers and audiences to provide a witty and informative guide to public speaking, offering tips on preparing a speech, effective presentations, and coping with audiences
The Osgood files by Charles Osgood ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Osgood Files gathers together the best of Osgood's printed work, ninety-eight essays on everything for pollsters, procrastination, fatherhood, and factoids. In all it is a book of pure delight, further evidence of why, in the words of Walter Cronkite," Charles Osgood is one of the greatest talents in broadcasting today."
See you on the radio by Charles Osgood ( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of the author's commentaries from the past eight years of CBS Radio News' "Osgood File" broadcasts
Nothing could be finer than a crisis that is minor in the morning by Charles Osgood ( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of topical verse and prose originally written by Charles Osgood for his "Newsbreak" spot on the CBS Radio Network
The elements of style by William Strunk ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fundamentals of precise writing delivered in a clear and contemporary way
There's nothing that I wouldn't do if you would be my posslq by Charles Osgood ( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A science odyssey ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chronicle of twentieth century scientific adventure
A funny thing happened on the way to the White House humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trail by Charles Osgood ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Osgood gathers amusing stories from politicians throughout American history. Stories about Harry Truman, Bob Dole, Barry Goldwater, and George W. Bush among many others will have listeners in stitches
In search of ourselves ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of scientific understanding of human behavior from the late 19th century. Examines the pendulum swings of psychological theory from nature to nurture and back again and looks at how scientific ideas about human nature have been twisted to fit political agendas. Explores what case studies, classic experiments, and research on the brain have taught us about ourselves and what still remains unknown. Covers topics such as Jean-Martin Charcot and hysteria, Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis, shell shock and war trauma during the first World War, IQ tests, eugenics, John B. Watson and the behaviorist movement, B.F. Skinner and conditioning, Harry Harlow and the power of love and comfort, Frieda Fromm Reichmann and the treatment of schizophrenia, mental institutions, drug therapy, and Alzheimer's disease
Mysteries of the universe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the beginning of the century, discoveries about the hidden workings of the everyday world suggest all is not as it seems. Quantum theory, relativity, nuclear power, and clues about the birth and death of the universe have rocked our deepest beliefs ... [The program] journeys from the subatomic world of the atom to the farthest reaches of space and time, and into the laboratories of the men and women whose work has forever altered physics and astronomy."--Container
Bigger, better, faster ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to the inventors, entrepreneurs and industrial scientists whose work fueled the 20th century's technological revolution. Topics include aviation and automobiles, mass media and the computer, and synthetic materials like nylon
Origins ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The enormous advances in technology during the 20th century have allowed us to learn more about ourselves and where we came from. Charles Osgood shares amazing discoveries made by archaeologists, biochemists, paleoanthropologists, and geologists
Horton hears a Who! by Theodor Seuss Geisel ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry for help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. Good thing since as it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home. Unfortunately for Horton, this gives him nothing but torment from his neighbors. They refuse to believe that anything could survive on the speck. Still, Horton stands by the motto that, "After all, a person is a person, no matter how small."
Charles Kuralt's autumn by Charles Kuralt ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Longtime CBS "On the road" reporter Kuralt files stories on children returning to school, fall foliage, the World Series, and a Thanksgiving turkey trot
Matters of life and death ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigates the remarkable breakthroughs in surgery, vaccines, drugs and medical technology; medicine's new ethical questions; and assumptions about life and death. Key topics include fighting disease, penicillin, insulin, surgery, and organ transplants
 
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Alternative Names
Wood, Chalres Osgood.
Wood, Charles.
Wood, Charles, 1933-
Wood, Charles Osgood
Languages
English (123)
Spanish (1)
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