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Jennings, Peter 1938-2005

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Most widely held works by Peter Jennings
The century by Peter Jennings( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 3,491 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member 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
Manufacturing consent : Noam Chomsky and the media by Noam Chomsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, the media critic, author, linguist and radical philosopher. Highlights Chomsky's analysis of the media
Hiroshima why the bomb was dropped( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II
The century America's time by Peter Jennings( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of U.S. history during the twentieth century
The search for Jesus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member 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
The fabulous 60s( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member 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
Images of the '80s( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the legacy of the 1980's, a time of triumphs and tragedies
The century by Peter Jennings( Recording )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the twentieth century that chronicles the great events and personalities of the past hundred years
Schwarzkopf, how the war was won( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member 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
The Kennedy assassination beyond conspiracy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member 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
Prejudice answering children's questions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member 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
Common miracles the new American revolution in learning( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member 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
45/85 America and the world since World War II( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member 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
The century America's time( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anchored by Peter Jennings of ABC News, this series takes an era-by-era look at America's evolution during the turbulent 20th century
War with Iraq stories from the front( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member 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
Growing up in the age of Aids( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member 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
The search for Paul( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation into the life of the Apostle Paul. Biblical scholars from a variety of backgrounds discuss Paul's role in the transformation of Christianity from a small Jewish sect into a world religion and examine how he contributed to the conception of Jesus that has survived to the present day. Peter Jennings travels to Tarsis, Turkey, Paul's birthplace, and various locations along the way of Paul's journeys
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 134 WorldCat member 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
In search of America by Peter Jennings( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennings explores current debates about American life and character. Along the way, he also tries to answer the question of whether traditional American values have withstood the test of time
 
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Alternative Names
Jennings Peter Charles

Jennings, Peter Charles 1938-2005

Jennings, Peter Charles Archibald Ewart

Peter Jennings amerykański dziennikarz telewizyjny

Peter Jennings người dẫn chương trnh tin tức

Peter Jennings US-amerikanischer Journalist

Дженнингс, Питер

פיטר ג'נינגס

بيتر جينينغز

پیتر جنینگز ژورنالیست آمریکایی

피터 제닝스

ジェニングス, ピーター

ピーター・ジェニングス

彼得詹寧斯

Languages
English (131)

Chinese (2)

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