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Else, Jon

Overview
Works: 121 works in 261 publications in 1 language and 6,654 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Personal narratives  Drama  Military history  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Producer, Cinematographer , Author of screenplay, Director, Editor, Production personnel, Photographer
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
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Most widely held works by Jon Else
Eyes on the prize ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,116 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 by Jon Else ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,059 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 and his opposition to the continued development of nuclear weapons in the 1950s
Tupac resurrection ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 624 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 2014 in English and held by 523 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
Inside Guantanamo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 366 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
Who are the DeBolts? and where did they get 19 kids? ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Not only do parents Bob and Dorothy have six kids of their own, they have also opened up their hearts and their home to thirteen disadvantage and handicapped children. What results is an amazing mix of diversity. The multi ethnic kids are heroes who belie the typical stereotype of being handicapped. They go to school, do chores, and "hang out" while simultaneously navigating the difficulties of their disabilities
Sing faster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 280 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
The day the universe changed by James Burke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 274 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
Yosemite the fate of heaven ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the spectacular, primeval Yosemite of hundred years ago and looks at the contrast of Yosemite today
The ascent of man a personal view by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 171 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
A job at Ford's by PBS Video ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 170 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
Wonders are many the making of Doctor Atomic ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 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
The Golden honeymoon by Ring Lardner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the story of the same title by Ring Lardner, about an elderly couple who takes a winter vacation in St. Petersburg, Fla., in the 1920's, and discovers that 50 years of marriage have not prevented the arousal of old jealousies nor diminished the chances of an even deeper love
Booker by Stan Lathan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1860's South, Booker is the impassioned story of the boy who struggled "up from slavery" to found the Tuskegee Institute
Hoover Dam ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 129 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
Sing faster the stagehands' Ring Cycle ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An in-depth, behind the scenes look at the work of stage designers and stage crew as they prepare for a performance of Richard Wagner's operas, the Ring Cycle. Beginning a month before the production it shows the stage preparation, set design, grips, lighting, sound, props and the preparation of scenery and special effects. Concludes by following the crew as manipulate their creations during the performance and perform carefully choreographed scene changes during the opera
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights, years 1954 to 1965 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American Nile ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 73 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 )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 72 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
Mulholland's dream by J Else ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 70 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 first episode tells of William Mulholland's search for water for the people of Los Angeles. Superintendent of the L.A. water system in 1913, he found a solution to the problem in a remote valley 250 miles to the north. After the city secured water rights to the valley's Owens River, he spent 6 years building an aqueduct across the Mojave Desert. The program also recalls the shady land speculations behind the deal, how northern ranchers fought back, and the great disaster that destroyed his dream
 
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Else, John
Else, Jon
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