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Else, Jon 1944-

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Most widely held works by Jon Else
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
The day after Trinity( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, focusing on his role in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II. The film examines the life of Oppenheimer and the development of the bomb, from its beginning as the weapon to defeat the Axis powers through the aftermath of its use on Japan. Finally, it focuses on Oppenheimer's opposition to the continued development of nuclear weapons during the McCarthy era of the 1950s. Features archival footage and commentary from scientists and soldiers directly involved with the Manhattan Project
Tupac : resurrection( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of infamous rapper Tupac Shakur, told entirely in his own words
Cadillac desert( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the vast transformation of the American West and many parts of the world
Fire wars( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nova goes on the fire line with a team of elite Hotshots to fight one of the worst fire seasons ever in the American west
Sing faster( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spirited and comical behind-the-scenes look at Richard Wagner's beloved Ring Cycle. This award-winning film takes audiences inside one of the most spectacular and ambitious operas in history - through the point of view of the stagehands
Inside Guantanamo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines day-to-day life at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp from the perspective of both the guards and the detainees
The day the universe changed by James Burke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series traces the major advances in knowledge in Western civilization since the Greeks, and demonstrates how our view of the world changes as our knowledge develops
Who are the DeBolts? : and where did they get 19 kids?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Robert and Dorothy DeBolt's family of 19 children, five of their own plus hard-to-adopt children of various ethnic backgrounds and physical handicaps
Hoover Dam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The engineering problems were stupendous; the solutions ingenious. And as stated by President Herbert Hoover himself, it was ⁰́₋the greatest engineering work of its character ever attempted by the hand of man.⁰́₊ For two years, five thousand workers settled in the Nevada dessert to pour concrete day and night until the Hoover Dam was complete - remarkably under budget and ahead of schedule. As told in Hoover Dam, from the PBS American Experience collection, its electrical output helped build the ships and planes of WWII, and its water irrigated arid California valleys transforming desert into farmland to feed a nation. Most importantly, the film portrays how the tremendous feat of the Hoover Dam renewed the faith in American technology and ingenuity
The ascent of man a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
Yosemite : the world's most spectacular valley by Inc Questar( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the spectacular, primeval Yosemite of hundred years ago and looks at the contrast of Yosemite today
Wonders are many : the making of Doctor Atomic( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the creation of Peter Sellars' and John Adams' 2005 opera about Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project, while also exploring the complex birth of nuclear weapons with declassified footage of nuclear testing
A job at Ford's by PBS Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before the advent of the Great Depression, Henry Ford controlled the most important company in the most important industry in the booming American economy. His offer of high wages in exchange for hard work attracted workers to Detroit, but it began to come apart when Ford hired a private police force to speed up production and spy on employees at the River Rouge plant. After the depression hit in 1929, these workers faced a new, grim reality as unemployment skyrocketed. Primarily uses interviews and historical film footage to portray the era
The Golden honeymoon by Ring Lardner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a ornery old man who finds himself competing for his wife's attention when they meet her former fiance on their fiftieth anniversary honeymoon in Florida
Booker by Stan Lathan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays Booker T. Washington's early life during the closing days and aftermath of the Civil War. Shows the obstacles he overcomes from laws to a recalcitrant step-father in educating himself
The day after Trinity : J. Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, focusing on his role in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II
An American Nile( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac Desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the transformation of the American West. This second episode charts the dramatic transformation of the Colorado River from a wild desert waterway into the most controlled, litigated, regulated and over-allocated river in history. From the heroic construction of the Hoover Dam during the Great Depression to the bitter political and environmental battles over the potential damming of the Grand Canyon, this program illustrates how the Colorado became so impounded and diverted that by 1969 it no longer reached the ocean
The Mercy of nature by J Else( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac Desert relates the story of the epic quest for water and the role it has played in the transformation of the American West. This third episode traces the fierce political and environmental battles that raged around the transformation of California's Central Valley from semiarid desert into the most productive and environmentally altered agricultural region in global history. It illustrates the role that presidents, governor, and giant agri-business companies have played in the ebb and flow of water. The program then follows the recent trend in which water is diverted away from agriculture and toward cities and wildlife
The Great Matlock will case, Cresswell v. Jackson tried before the Lord Chief Justice of England and a special jury of the City of London by order of the House of Lords by Robert Cresswell( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case relates to the validity of certain alleged codicils to the will of a person named George Nuttall, who died at Matlock on the 7th of March, 1856
 
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Else, John

Else, Jon

Else, Jon H. 1944-

Else, Jonathan H. 1944-

Else, Jonathan Holden 1944-

Jon H. Else American documentary filmmaker

Jon H. Else Amerikaans filmregisseur

Jon H. Else réalisateur américain

Jon H. Else regista statunitense

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Tupac : resurrectionCadillac desertFire warsSing fasterWho are the DeBolts? : and where did they get 19 kids?The Golden honeymoon