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Else, Jon

Overview
Works: 124 works in 265 publications in 1 language and 6,846 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, Author
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jon Else
 
Most widely held works by Jon Else
Eyes on the prize ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,137 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 1,050 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
Tupac resurrection ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of infamous rapper Tupac Shakur, told entirely in his own words
Inside Guantanamo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 369 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 287 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 )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The DeBolts, Bob and Dorothy, are a California couple, and their 19 kids include six of their own and 13 others whom they have adopted or made their legal wards. The DeBolt's foster children are black, white, Korean and Vietnamese. Some are blind, others have paralyzed or missing limbs. And yet all, as depicted here, are happy, cooperative, and indomitably self-sufficient."--1978 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. This program takes a look at the DeBolt family and gives brief backgrounds of the 13 children the DeBolts have adopted. The story begins with the death of Dorothy's first husband, leaving her with 5 children to raise and her being introduced to the first child she would adopt. She meets and marries Robert, who has a daughter from his first marriage. The couple then adopt 13 more children, all but five of whom are handicapped in some way. The program shows the daily interactions of this large family, how they respond to obstacles and hardships, and how they encourage each other to overcome their handicaps. Mary DeBolt, grandmother, talks about how special the children are and her reaction to the DeBolts adopting so many handicapped children. Includes a discussion of the organization the DeBolts founded called Aid to the Adoption of Special Kids
Sing faster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 283 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
Cadillac desert ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 273 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
Cadillac desert ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the story of the quest for water and the role it played in the transformation of the American West
Fire wars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The human and financial costs of fires, and fighting them, are high. This program investigates other options, with their dangers and advantages
Yosemite the fate of heaven ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 183 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 173 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 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1927 Henry Ford controlled the most important industry in the booming American economy. After the Depression hit in 1929 Ford started losing money. In Aug. 1931 production stopped and 60,000 auto workers became unemployed. Includes archival film footage, and interviews with persons involved: auto workers, government officials, and Ford management
Wonders are many the making of Doctor Atomic ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 159 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
The Golden honeymoon by Ring Lardner( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 143 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 Feature Films for Families( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays Booker T. Washington's early life in the south during the closing days and aftermath of the Civil War, and shows the obstacles he overcomes to pursue his passion for learning
Hoover Dam ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic story of how a ragtag army of workers re-routed the mighty Colorado and erected the 700 foot high dam. More than 100 workers died building the marvel that forever transformed the West
Sing faster the stagehands' Ring Cycle ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 115 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
 
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Alternative Names
Else, John
Else, Jon
Else, Jon H., 1944-
Else, Jonathan H., 1944-
Else, Jonathan Holden, 1944-
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English (136)
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