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Jennings, Peter 1938-2005

Overview
Works: 528 works in 940 publications in 1 language and 23,422 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Miscellanea 
Roles: Host, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Interviewer, Reporter, Performer, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: D422, 909.821
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Peter Jennings Publications about Peter Jennings
Publications by  Peter Jennings Publications by Peter Jennings
posthumous Publications by Peter Jennings, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Peter Jennings
The century by Peter Jennings ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,526 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 )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,793 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
Hiroshima why the bomb was dropped ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 569 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 2006 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member 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
The search for Jesus by Marcus J Borg ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 362 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
Images of the '80s ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the legacy of the 1980's, a time of triumphs and tragedies. From the rise of Reagan's America--to the bloody fall of the students in Tiananmen Square. From the boom of VCRs, PCs, and CDs--to the doom of AIDS. From the streamlined sweep of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial--to the rubble of the Berlin Wall
The fabulous 60s ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 281 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
Schwarzkopf, how the war was won ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 280 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
Prejudice answering children's questions ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 273 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
The century by Peter Jennings ( Recording )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a history of the twentieth century that chronicles the great events and personalities of the past hundred years
The Kennedy assassination beyond conspiracy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 244 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
Common miracles the new American revolution in learning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 198 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 )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 178 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
War with Iraq stories from the front ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 163 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 157 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
Drugs a plague upon the land : a presidential address ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the problem of drugs in American and how that problem has reached such proportions as to be considered a national crisis
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 153 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
Men, sex & rape ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member 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
In search of America by Peter Jennings ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 142 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
The search for Paul ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 138 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
 
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Alternative Names
Jennings, Peter Charles 1938-2005
ジェニングス, ピーター
Languages
English (136)
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