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Smith, Richard Norton 1953-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 140 publications in 1 language and 9,704 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Guidebooks  Case studies  Pictorial works  History  Tours  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: E312.29, B
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Patriarch : George Washington and the new American nation by Richard Norton Smith ( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
the infant Union together. In a supremely readable history, Richard Norton Smith gives us vivid descriptions of stagecoach travel, the capital's yellow fever epidemic of 1793, and life at Washington's beloved Mount Vernon. This George Washington, vastly more human than our inherited image, is a fallible man subject to vanity and disappointment, yet all the greater for his vulnerability. Patriarch tells not only what Washington did but, memorably, what he was like, and
An uncommon man : the triumph of Herbert Hoover by Richard Norton Smith ( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas E. Dewey and his times by Richard Norton Smith ( Book )
10 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Colonel : the life and legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955 by Richard Norton Smith ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For most of his remarkably colorful career, Robert R. McCormick was the strong, strident voice of Chicago, America's Second City. From the 1920s through the mid-1950s he was the owner, editor, and personification of the Chicago Tribune, which under his leadership grew to become the most widely read daily in the United States. To his admirers he was the unbending champion of Republican values, the scourge of bleeding-heart liberals, an emblem of the Old Order in the age of the New Deal. To his detractors he was "Colonel McCosmic", a dangerous demagogue whose exploitation of a powerful news medium to his own political ends was the flagrant abuse of a public trust. Both were right
Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites by Brian Lamb ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the gravesites of every American president and offers photographs and information on their lives and final resting place
The Harvard century : the making of a university to a nation by Richard Norton Smith ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unlimited partners : our American story by Robert J Dole ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A joint autobiography of the lives, careers and political accomplishments of Elizabeth and Bob Dole
Patriarch by Richard Norton Smith ( )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the thoroughness of a newspaper of the era, Smith retells the old familiar stories and legends surrounding our nation's first president during the years preceding and during his terms in office. Patriarch brings George Washington to life as few historical accounts have before--showing our country's most celebrated father occupied with the business of the day, and carrying the weight of a nation
Farewell to the chief : former presidents in American public life by Richard Norton Smith ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extraordinary circumstances : the presidency of Gerald R. Ford by David Hume Kennerly ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrative journey through Gerald Ford's years in office documents the day-to-day political and private life of the President and his family
High tech Lincoln ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Take an unforgettable look at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, which includes a special effects theater, lifelike figures of the Lincoln family, and much more. Features comments from author Gore Vidal and museum director Richard Norton Smith
Patriarch George Washington and the new American nation by Richard Norton Smith ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the thoroughness of a newspaper of the era, Smith retells the old familiar stories and legends surrounding our nation's first president during the years preceding and during his terms in office. Patriarch brings George Washington to life as few historical accounts have before--showing our country's most celebrated father occupied with the business of the day, and carrying the weight of a nation
Henry A. Wallace ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using archival footage and photographs, profiles the life of Henry A. Wallace. Shows his work with hybrid corn research, his contributions to the green revolution, and tenure as farm journal editor. Traces the development of his political ideals and highlights his service as secretary of agriculture in the New Deal era, his nomination and term as vice-president, his replacement by Harry S. Truman on the ticket in the 1944 election, and his running as a candidate on the Progressive Party in 1948. Follows his departure from politics and return to his agricultural roots. Includes comments and interviews with Wallace's daughter Jean Wallace Douglas, and additional commentary by John C. Culver, George McGovern, John Hyde, Richard Norton Smith, and R. Douglas Hurt
George Washington ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historians and others describe the military and political career of the 1st president of the United States, tour Mount Vernon (Washington's home), and answer questions called in by viewers
Abraham Lincoln and the triumph of politics by Richard Norton Smith ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gerald R. Ford ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scholars and historians discuss his early career and family life, the decision to nominate him as vice president after Spiro Agnew resigned, and how his presidency helped heal the nation after President Nixon resigned
Presidential libraries history uncovered ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A twelve part series featuring the libraries of the modern presidents that are part of the presidential libraries system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Each presents an overview of the life and career of the president drawing from the film and sound recordings, letters, documents and artifacts held by the libraries. Library officials give guided tours of the libraries and respond to telephone calls and electronic mail. Richard Norton Smith, the series historian and consultant, participates from the studio in Washington, D.C
Writings of Willa Cather ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of scholars and historians examine the history of western expansion, life on the plains and the Progressive Era through the writings of Willa Cather
Col. Robert McCormick Chicago press baron ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camera, Bill Arnold ... [et al.] ; off-line editor, Deborah Marks ; on-line editor, Neal Klaeser ; music, Michael Vitali
Decoding Lincoln's legacy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On this DVD, four historians explore what Lincoln's profoundly moving words and brilliant strategies reveal about his greatness as President and his legacy for all Americans. It is part of the kit entitled "Abraham Lincoln : people, places, politics : history in a box."
 
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Alternative Names
Norton Smith, Richard 1953-
Smith, Richard, 1953-
Smith, Richard N.
スミス, リチャード・ノートン
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English (81)
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