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Waterston, Sam

Overview
Works: 493 works in 1,052 publications in 6 languages and 36,195 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Military history  Biography  Documentary television programs  Television plays, American  Fiction  Television adaptations  Pictorial works 
Roles: act, Narrator, Performer, Production personnel, Host, Speaker, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sam Waterston
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Thomas Jefferson
The Civil War by Ken Burns ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nine-part documentary series which examines the American Civil War through photographs, readings from documents and diaries and historical materials
The killing fields by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
The great Gatsby by Jack Clayton ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie by Paul Newman ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama of a strong willed woman who attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life of her reclusive daughter, and how the daughter finds a way of escape
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idelistic filmmaker is offered the chance to make a fluff film about an egotistical TV producer. The TV producer's ex-mistress is about to reveal his past misdeeds
The man in the moon ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poignant and bittersweet tale of tender sexual discovery in the rural Louisiana of the 1950s
Interiors ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brave and beautiful drama of three sisters: a writer, an actress, and one groping for identity. When their father decides to divorce their shattered mother and remarry a spunky middle-aged widow, the three young women struggle to come to terms--with each other, and with themselves
Time Life's Lost civilizations ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Emmy-Award winning series for Outstanding Informational Series features original location cinematography in 25 countries, taking the viewer around the world on an incredible journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Tibet
The newsroom ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on and off camera lives of its acerbic anchor, a new executive producer, and their newsroom staff
Inca secrets of the ancestors ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the legendary kingdom of the Incas and the achievements of their society, including medical skills, engineering, and architectural marvels
Maya the blood of kings ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Europe was in the midst of the Dark Ages, the Maya of Central America were developing a culture responsible for a complicated writing system, mathematical and astrological calculations, and archaeological marvels. Explore ruins in the jungles of Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to understand a people both sophisticated and bloodthirsty and a society that collapsed with mysterious speed
Mesopotamia return to Eden ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The roots of the world's major religions lie in the valleys of Mesopotamia's Fertile Crescent. Here archaeologists are digging for the sites of Biblical stories, and unearthing clues to the dawn of civilization
Egypt quest for immortality ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamen the world was provided with details of the ancient civilization of Egypt. In the land of the pharaohs a culture existed that believed in eternal life for all, from farmer to aristocrat. Now archaeologists are discovering the mysteries of the ancients, from preparing a mummy for burial to the technology necessary to raise enormous stone buildings
Serial mom by John Waters ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beverly Sutphin is a seemingly perfect homemaker who will stop at nothing to rid the neighborhood of anyone failing to live up to her moral code
China dynasties of power ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study the "dynasties of power" from the 2nd century B.C. through the rise of the first emperor to discover the achievements of ancient China. While uniting a vast land the Chinese built the 2,600-mile Great Wall, invented paper, printing, the compass and the world's first system of justice
Africa a history denied ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Because the white settlers of Africa couldn't believe that natives were responsible for the once great kingdoms of Great Zimbabwe and the Swahili Coast, these ancient cultures were either credited to wandering Phoenicians, the Queen of Sheba or other white travelers. Now the place where human history began is being reclaimed by descendants of those lost cultures, and the glories of their accomplishments are revealed
Greece a moment of excellence ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
500 years before the birth of Christ, the small city-states of Greece began a period of cultural excellence, and none was more advanced than Athens. Discover the architectural, intellectual, artistic, and cultural achievements of the period, including the original Olympic games. Discusses the elements that led to the end of the glorious "moment of excellence."
Rome the ultimate empire ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rome developed from a town on the Tiber River to a formidable power that dominated the ancient world as it was known. A program on life in ancient Rome, from the harsh life of a legionnaire on guard at Hadrian's Wall to the gladiators in the Colosseum
Hopscotch ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having too much fun!
 
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Alternative Names
SAM WATERSTON
Waterson, Sam 1940-
Waterston, Samuel A.
Waterston, Samuel A. 1940-
Waterston, Samuel Atkinson
Languages
English (249)
German (16)
Spanish (7)
French (2)
Japanese (1)
Catalan (1)
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