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Osgood, Charles

Overview
Works: 76 works in 218 publications in 1 language and 15,647 library holdings
Genres: Film adaptations  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes  Biography‚Ä°vAnecdotes  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Actor, Narrator, Host, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Osgood
Dr. Seuss' Horton hears a Who! by Jim Carrey( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,179 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 1,871 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 )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,163 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 1,029 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,007 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 914 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 726 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 )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 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 )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 587 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 )

17 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 384 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 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A science odyssey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 325 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 )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 274 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 242 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 220 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
Origins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 215 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
Matters of life and death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 136 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
Bigger, better, faster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 130 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
Charles Kuralt's autumn by Charles Kuralt( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 124 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
See you on the radio by Charles Osgood( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over sixty of the author's best essays on everything from potholes to perfumes, felons, "freeloaders", psychopaths, politicians, earthquakes, animal heirs and more
 
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Poetry speaks : hear great poets read their work from Tennyson to Plath
Alternative Names
Charles Osgood radio and television commentator in the United States

Wood, Chalres Osgood.

Wood, Charles.

Wood, Charles 1933-

Wood, Charles Osgood

Languages
English (125)

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A funny thing happened on the way to the White House : humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trailKilroy was here : the best American humor from World War IIFunny letters from famous peopleSee you on the radioThe elements of styleA funny thing happened on the way to the White House humor, blunders, and other oddities from the presidential campaign trailCharles Kuralt's autumnSee you on the radio