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Sawyer, Diane 1945-

Works: 309 works in 397 publications in 1 language and 7,411 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Interviews  History  Television feature stories  Excerpts  Case studies  Detective and mystery stories  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Reporter, Narrator, Interviewer, Host, Commentator
Classifications: PS3569.A8648, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Diane Sawyer
True colors ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the revolutions of the sixties, the United States has claimed great strides in the fight for equality. What in reality has been accomplished? Two men, equal in all measurable aspects except skin color, are involved in a variety of situations (with hidden microphones and cameras) to test levels of prejudice based on skin color
Tsunami wave of destruction ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary examines the chain of events that led to the devastating destruction in South Asia and explores the impact of relief efforts in the region. It explains the science of tsunamis and looks back at other catastrophic natural disasters
The Cinderella murders by Diane Sawyer( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Kelly Madison returns home from an extensive European business trip and discovers that her sister Meg has been missing for three weeks, she immediately rushes to the seaside resort town of Belvista, New Jersey, where Meg was last seen. The police, finding no evidence of foul play, have closed the case, but Kelly is adamant that something terrible has happened. As Kelly searches frantically for her sister, she hears disturbing rumors about several missing women, a serial killer, and a cover-up perpetrated by local business leaders. At Kelly's urging, brash Detective Luke Campbell, a specialist in crime-solving techniques, re-opens Meg's case. When Kelly helps him run down clues, the crazed killer proclaims Kelly his next victim. Without revealing his identity, he attacks anyone who defends her. As the violence escalates, town secrets emerge. While trying to save her sister, Kelly places herself squarely in harm's way. It's up to Luke and his trained officers to save Kelly while she endeavors to save herself and Meg before time runs out
Domestic violence faces of fear ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the crosscultural phenomenon of domestic violence and looks at how the medical community, law enforcement agencies, and corporate America are helping to end the silence. Highlights innovative responses throughout the country and around the world
The treasures of Montauk Cove by Diane Sawyer( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photojournalist Lilli Masters returns to Grayrocks, a resort town on Long Island's North Fork, intending to photograph the weekend history conference and forget about handsome and heroic Zack Faraday, who has broken her heart. But when she rescues a bottle of wine that has washed ashore missing its label, her life takes an unexpected and dangerous turn. She finds herself embroiled in decades-old intrigue that includes mysterious symbols, historic correspondence, a secret vault, an underwater passageway, and threats on her life. All appear to be parts of a disturbing and dangerous puzzle relating to two murders that occurred at Montauk Cove near where Lilli found the wine. If she can survive and uncover the mystery of the treasure, Lilli vows to finally find time for the mystery closer to her heart: Zack Faraday
The Montauk steps by Diane Sawyer( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lilli Masters, a photojournalist, arrives in Grayrocks, a resort town on Long Island, eager to photograph the rambunctious Labor Day activities. When she checks into Baywatch Inn and discovers that two women are missing, she promises Gram Jenkins, the innkeeper, to look for them. That turns into an unexpectedly pleasant task when handsome New York City detective Zack Faraday, visiting for the weekend, offers to help. Soon after Lilli photographs the area surrounding the Montauk Steps, a ceremonial site sacred to the Montauk Indians, a mysterious stranger destroys her work. As his violent behavior escalates, Lilli is convinced that her photographs offer clues to the whereabouts of the missing women and that her fate is connected to theirs. Caught up in the ensuing manhunt and running for her life, Lilli struggles to save herself and the people she has come to care about
The Tomoka mystery by Diane Sawyer( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lilly Masters has a choice: join her brother in Peru to photograph butterflies or join Zack Faraday, the love of her life, in Daytona Beach, Florida, to photograph Harley Davidson bikers. She chooses love and the adventure begins. Picking up where the relationship left off in Grayrocks, Long Island, Zack and Lilly head to Florida under the pretense of a married couple visiting his sister. However, Detective Zack Faraday is there undercover to investigate the whereabouts of Benjamin Voda, a cold-blooded killer who is wanted in New York City. Zack is also in Florida to patch up his relationship with his sister, who is confined to a wheelchair after an accident. Almost immediately, a ruthless crew of men begin stalking and threatening Zack, Lilly, and all their new friends in Florida. They find themselves swept up in the unusual yet dangerous world of bikers, orchid collectors, alligators, and murder
The Montauk mystery by Diane Sawyer( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Matt Revington roars into Grayrocks, a resort town on Long Island, the locals, who consider all Revingtons land-stealing opportunists, treat him as a spoiled and greedy outsider. Surviving their hostile reception, Matt offers Annie Devane a summer job on an archeological expedition to the nearby Shell Islands. Once the home of the Montauk Indians, the islands are currently at the center of a debate between the developers and environmentalists. Thrilled about using her photography skills and immediately attracted to Matt, Annie accepts, despite the foreseeable criticism. As the expedition progresses, Annie's suspicions about helping a Revington turn to anger when she discovers the archeology team's true mission. Fear, however, prevails when she and Matt uncover startling information that threatens their lives and the future of the Shell Islands
Mel Gibson's passion an interview with Mel Gibson ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this special edition of "Primetime", ABC News' Diane Sawyer interviews filmmaker Mel Gibson about his highly controversial movie, "The Passion of the Christ." Gibson discusses his own religious beliefs with Sawyer and explains how his faith helped him overcome struggles with addiction and other personal problems at a spiritual low point in his life. He responds to charges that the movie's portrayal of the Jewish role in the death of Christ will encourage anti-Semitism. In addition, he explains why he felt it necessary to exhibit such a graphic depiction of Christ's crucifixion on film and discusses his decision to tell the story in both Aramaic and Latin. Sawyer also interviews Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League. Religious scholars, members of the clergy and others assess the film's potential impact."--Container
Diane Sawyer in China Video Clip Collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
China's global influence has grown enormously since the turn of the new century. Now the second-largest economy in the world, its citizens are buying up consumer goods both domestically and from abroad in record numbers. In this collection of 12 ABC News segments, anchor Diane Sawyer travels from Beijing to Shanghai exploring life in the Asian nation and the part the U.S. has played in shaping its economic initiatives. Clip duration ranges from 2 to 5 minutes
The sexting crisis video clip collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This collection of six ABC News segments makes clear the dangers involved in what has become known as 'sexting'. Parents, educators, legal authorities, and teens all take part in these iluminating and sometimes disturbing stories. Contains mature content ; viewer discretion is advised."--Container
Cruel intentions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines teenage cyberbullying and its effect on those involved
Behind Kremlin walls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guided tour of some of the palaces and cathedrals within the Kremlin
Hard times teens in maximum security prisons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows prison life at the Western Youth Institution in Morganton, North Carolina, a prison for juvenile offenders. ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer reports through the experiences of four new teenage inmates--one only 13 years old. A follow-up two years later reveals the impact of their incarceration on their minds and bodies best summed up by the words of one of the four: "This is not the place to be."
The Week that shook the world the Soviet coup ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicle of ABC News coverage of the coup in the Soviet Union in August, 1991. It starts with the first special report on August 19th, and runs through the reports of August 25th
Judgment at midnight ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows an inmate waiting to die and a prison preparing to execute him. Takes viewers from the cellblock, to the execution chamber, to preparation of the lethal injection, and into the mind of inmate Antonio James as he prepares to pay the ultimate price for his crimes
Cisco's John Chambers the best boss in America ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He refuses to accept perks. He shares his company's vast wealth with his employees. He even hands out ice cream. Who is this man call "the high priest of good management." ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer talks with John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, about the dynamics of his lean and highly motivated "Team Cisco"--Plus pivotal experiences that have shaped his unusual management style
The Persian Gulf images of a conflict ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details a history of the conflict in the Persian Gulf including how the war started, footage of bombings and weaponry, an analysis of how the Pentagon fought the war, and interviews with key people involved in the war. Interviews included are of Saddam Hussein and Diane Sawyer occurring before the war and an interview of General Schwarzkopf conducted by Barbara Walters
Lost in the mirror ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the subject of multiple personalities, also known as dissociative identity disorder. The program features interviews with two women who have had this disorder, one of whom is Chris Sizemore. Under hypnosis, several of Ms. Sizemore's 22 personalities were demonstrated on television in the 1950s, and footage from those broadcasts is included. Her story was also dramatized in the film 'The three faces of Eve.' Includes commentary from three psychologists: David and Herbert Spiegel, and Richard Moskovitz, author of the book 'Lost in the mirror.'
Age & attitudes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this ABC News "Prime Time Live" special report, Diane Sawyer leads a team of discrimination testers undercover to get a first hand look at the employers who conducted interviews. Shows that younger interviewees were complimented and encouraged or told about career opportunities, and older candidates were patronized or offered partime work only
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Alternative Names
Sawyer, Lila Diane, 1945-
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