Jennings, Peter 1938-2005
Most widely held works about Peter Jennings
Most widely held works by Peter Jennings
The century by Peter Jennings ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 3,316 libraries worldwide
A companion book to the television documentary on the history of the 20th century produced by ABC Television Network and The History Channel.
In search of America by Peter Jennings ( Book )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
The authors search the twenty-first century for evidence that the words and ideas of the founding fathers are still alive and well in America.
The century America's time ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
It has been a century like no other. "The century: America's time" recounts the defining moments, people and trends that have shaped our times. From the Wright brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk to man's first steps on the moon; from the battlegrounds of World War I to the high-tech combat of the Gulf War; from the death of Queen Victoria at the start of the century to the tragic death of Princess Diana at its end. Includes rare footage from archives around the world and hundreds of eyewitness interviews.
Hiroshima why the bomb was dropped ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II.
Scooby-Doo meets the Harlem Globetrotters ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the gang team up with the world famous Harlem Globetrotters in two mystery adventures.
The search for Jesus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
The Search for Jesus is a journalist's exploration of the historical figure of Jesus. Peter Jennings goes to the Holy Land and searches for clues to who Jesus was, and what we can know about his childhood, brief adult life and the circumstances of his death.
Schwarzkopf, how the war was won ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
The Riyadh Command military briefing dated Wednesday afternoon, February 27, 1991, presented by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Commander of the Allied Forces in the Gulf. He explains the military tactics that led to the conclusion of the Iraq-Kuwait Crisis of 1990-1991.
Images of the '80s ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Explores the legacy of the 1980's, a time of triumphs and tragedies.
Prejudice answering children's questions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings moderates a discussion with a group of American children and teenagers concerning prejudice. Includes discussion of the physiological reasons for physical differences between races, reasons behind racial conflict, and various efforts to fight prejudice.
The fabulous 60s ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
"The fabulous 60s takes a kaleidoscopic look back at this most turbulent of decades, ten tumultuous years that began in hope with man's exploration of space and the youngest elec[t]ed President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy-- and ended in a welter of Cold War intrigue, political assassination, civil unrest, student demonstration and US involvement in another war in a country known as Vietnam."--Container.
Common miracles the new American revolution in learning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Examines communities across America which are discovering how to liberate the human potential in each child. Correspondents Peter Jennings and Bill Blakemore reveal how we are enabling students to uncover their special strengths and become eager learners. Examines interactive study, individualized apprenticeships, catch-up programs, and parental power in the schools. Features interviews with children, parents, psychologists, educators, and scientists.
The Kennedy assassination beyond conspiracy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Forty years after he was fatally shot, more than 80 percent of Americans still believe there was a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy and that the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, did not act alone. ABC News showcases a three-dimensional, computer-generated reconstruction of the assassination, more than 70 interviews, and some of the more than four million documents related to the death to prove that theories of a conspiracy are unfounded.
45/85 America and the world since World War II ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
An oral/visual history of the U.S. goal of containing Communism from 1945 to 1985. Peter Jennings and Ted Koppel, ABC-TV news correspondents, guide viewers through four decades of American foreign policy. Pt. 1 focuses on the days following World War II, the post-war boom in America, the Rosenberg trial, and civil war in Asia. Pt. 2 reviews the signing of the armistice to end the Korean War, the invention of television and the discovery of the polio vacine, civil rights, McCarthyism, and the Soviet launch of Sputnik. Pt. 3 examines the short-lived Kennedy era and the steps that led to the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis, Lyndon Johnson's agenda for social change, U.S. involvement in Vietnam, Richard Nixon's relection and resignation in the aftermath of Watergate, and a nation headed for a gas crisis. Pt. 4 starts with a retrospective look at 200 years of the nation's history as we begin restoration of the Statue of Liberty, then continues with the Vietnam legacy, the election of Jimmy Carter, the Iranian hostage crisis, the Reagan election and agenda, and the Geneva Summit.
Growing up in the age of Aids ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Geared toward teenagers, this is a discussion of the issues, facts and fallacies surrounding AIDS, hosted by Peter Jennings. Filmed before a live audience, with the Surgeon General and leading experts answering questions from the audience and callers from around the country.
Men, sex & rape ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings raises questions about men and rape: how men really view women, effects of topless bars, and provocative women's clothing on male behavior. Features interviews with rapists and their victims which expose motives and effects. Discusses punishments enacted against rapists as a solution.
The fight against pain examining the impact of pain on our daily life ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
This ABC News series reports on the causes of pain and the impact it has on our lives. The program also examines new and promising treatments.
War with Iraq stories from the front ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
ABC News correspondents travel with all four branches of the Armed Forces in Iraq as they head into combat. It's a snapshot of their lives and experiences as people, not just as reporters and their lives and relationships with their military counterparts.
JFK remembered ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
An examination of the 1000 days in office of our 35th president, John F. Kennedy. The film covers, among other events, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam and the Arms Race.
Land of the demons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the eruption of bloody wars within the former republic of Yugoslavia, why other European powers are reluctant to intervene, and the pros and cons of American intervention.
Kids in the crossfire violence in America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings moderates this live special from Elliott Junior High School in Washington, D.C., in which a cross-section of adolescents from urban, suburban and rural environments around the country discuss the reality of living every day with violence and the threat of violence. U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno, joins in the discussion.
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Jennings, Peter Charles 1938-2005
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