Most widely held works about CBS News
Most widely held works by CBS News
What we saw ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
A historical record of the events of September 11 and what was learned from them is culled from the CBS News archives and includes a full-length DVD of video footage.
People of the century ( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
This is the century that split the atom, probed the psyche, spliced genes, and cloned a sheep. Plastic, the silicon chip, and rock-and-roll were invented. Airplanes, rockets, satellites, televisions, computers, and atom bombs were built. Traditional ideas about logic, language, learning, mathematics, economics, and even space and time were overthrown and radically refashioned. This book presents the most influential leaders, artists, intellects, and heroes who shaped this monumental era, selected by the editors of Time magazine and their profiles crafted by some of the era's finest writers.--From publisher description.
Harvest of shame ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Presented by CBS News correspondent Dan Rather, Murrow's Harvest of Shame is among the most famous television documentaries of all time. Richly photographed and arrestingly poignant, this long-acclaimed 1960 expose on the plight of migrant farm workers resonated deeply for a nation unfamiliar with such brutally honest depictions of living conditions that, as Murrow remarks, "wrong the dignity of man."
60 Minutes verbatim : who said what to whom : the complete text of 114 stories with Mike Wallace, Morley Safer, Dan Rather, Harry Reasoner, and Andy Rooney by CBS News ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
McCarthy years ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Narrated by former CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite, The McCarthy Years turns back the clock to the 1950s, a time when the country lurched into a murky period of blacklists and witch-hunts for alleged Communists, all led by a young Senator named Joseph McCarthy. Murrow's broadcasts from the 1950s show McCarthy's abuse of power and signal the emergence of television news as an influential force in American life. Features footage of Roy Cohn, Bobby Kennedy, and McCarthy's denunciation of Murrow.
Black history lost, stolen or strayed ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Shows how American historians have tended to ignore, downplay or improperly document several significant achievements by black Americans.
America at war : the battle for Iraq : a view from the front lines ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
DVD material "compiled from original footage and news reports in the CBS News Archives, an informative companion and a comprehensive reference to the battles fought in Iraq"--Back jacket.
10:56:20 PM EDT, 7/20/69; the historic conquest of the moon as reported to the American people by CBS News ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy 1962 televised tour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
A tour through the redecorated White House conducted by Mrs. John F. Kennedy. Dramatizes the meaning and significance of the White House by focusing on figures who lived in the White House and those who contributed to its construction and reconstruction. Discusses the function and administration of the Chief Executive's home and headquarters, as well as the duties and responsibilities of the Presidency. President Kennedy makes a brief appearance.
The Edward R. Murrow collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
An exploration of "the life and groundbreaking work of Edward R. Murrow, America's most esteemed broadcast journalist" -- Container.
Corazon Aquino : journey to power by Laurie Nadel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Describes Corazon Aquino's life from her early childhood to her election as president of the Philippines, including her time spent in the United States and her marriage to Benigno.
The Real Malcolm X an intimate portrait of the man ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
CBS News examines the facts of the extraordinary life of Malcolm X in exclusive, never-before-shown footage and excerpts from some of his most important speeches. Family, friends, and contemporary artists discuss his legacy in the black community.
The CBS News almanac by CBS News ( Serial )
in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
The best of Person to person ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
From 1953 to 1959, Edward R. Murrow formally welcomed television viewers into the homes of the twentieth century's most well-known stars and celebrities on 'Person to Person.' Features the Liberace interview re-enacted in 'Good night and good Luck.'
Anyplace but here ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers follows three patients who try to be released from Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Queens, New York.
The ruble war by CBS News ( Book )
3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
World War I ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of World War I utilizing contemporary film footage.
20th century with Mike Wallace the perils of whistleblowing ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
An eye-opening look at the lengths to which companies will go to discredit those who stand against them. Explore the tragic case of Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, who broke ranks with the tobacco industry and revealed the truth about its long-standing (and long-denied) practice of tampering with nicotine levels in cigarettes.
The Vietnam War with Walter Cronkite ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Complete history of the Vietnam War, as chronicled by CBS News correspondents, from its genesis in the days after World War II to its conclusion with the fall of Saigon.
Watergate the secret story ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
This documentary offers a new, in-depth analysis of the Democratic Headquarters break-in at the Watergate Hotel, the subsequent cover-up, and the FBI investigations leading to President Nixon's resignation through interviews with key players throughout the government and the media who were involved in the affair.
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