WorldCat Identities

Wiley, Foster

Overview
Works: 50 works in 84 publications in 1 language and 1,674 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Producer, Photographer, Editor, Director, Film editor, Cinematographer
Classifications: HQ1075, 973.924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Foster Wiley
Watergate plus 30 shadow of history ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What lessons has America learned from Watergate? Thirty years after the most infamous break-in helped pull down President Richard Nixon, all of the facts are still not in. But as this compelling documentary shows, Watergate remains a nearly unbelievable tale of ordinary men corrupted by power and their desire to retain it. Interviews with investigator Sam Dash, co-conspirator John Dean, and journalist Bob Woodward recreate the history and speculate on the effects
Vietnam memorial ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the five-day National Salute to Vietnam Veterans sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, during which veterans and their families rallied in Washington, D.C. to dedicate the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Constitution Gardens
The quest for Noah's flood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Join famed Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard as he embarks on a ... voyage to the Black Sea, where history mingles with ages-old tales of a catastrophic flood"--Container
The Betrayal of democracy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of the breakdown of the democratic process and the increasing exclusion of the citizens from government decision-making processes
Gender, the enduring paradox ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores how gender affects how we see ourselves, how others see us, and how gender shapes our human identity
The Struggle for Russia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Presents an in-depth look at Boris Yeltsin's presidency, exploring Russia's economic and social chaos and examining what went wrong with Yeltsin's 'shock therapy' economic reforms. The program looks at the battle between Yeltsin and his political opponents"--Container
Mapping your world by H. H Rosen( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to the field of cartography and the uses of different types of maps
Washington's other scandal ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The 1996 presidential campaign was the most expensive in history and the most corrupt since Richard Nixon's 1974 re-election. In a special report with Bill Moyers, FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to explore how both Democrats and Republicans conspired to evade the laws which limit the amount of money allowed to flow into election campaigns"--Container
The unelected the media ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an environment increasingly dominated by network ratings and tabloid-driven stories, the line between journalism and entertainment is blurred. In this program, correspondent Hedrick Smith goes behind the hype and the headlines to show how the media affect the national agenda and the standards of political debate
Understanding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This compelling program explores the extraordinary nature of memory through the stories of people who yearn to remember or long to forget. Case studies and interviews with experts, supported by computer graphics, throw light on the mechanics of implicit and explicit memory, savant syndrome, traumatic memory, flashbacks, flashbulb memories such as the space shuttle Challenger explosion, mistaken identification, and memories twisted or even totally invented through suggestion. The effects of short-term memory damage, trauma-induced amnesia, and Alzheimer's disease are investigated as well. A Discovery Channel Production"--Case
La pasión de los santos : misticismo y milagros ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los actos milagrosos de los santos afectaron profundamente la vida cristiana
In the shadow of Sakharov ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profile of the life of the nuclear physicist who became a human-rights advocate and the father of the Soviet democracy movement. With access to Sakharov's family and friends, the film documents his life, which spanned seven decades of Communits rule in the U.S.S.R., and traces his struggle to teach his country and the world important lessons about the moral power of the human spirit
Crime and punishment ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Critical examination of Dostoevsky's Crime and punishment including dramatic reenactments and location footage
Keeping the faith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the Black church in America through the experiences of two Black churches in Chicago, one with a middle class congregation and one serving the inner-city poor. Explores the social responsibilities of the successful black middle class to blacks who remain in poverty
What energy means ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With some help from his older sister, Josh learns about chemical, light, electrical and several other forms of energy, conversion of energy from one form to another, as well as the nature of our current energy problems and the need for development of new sources of energy and more efficient use of current sources
Guantanamo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"According to the Bush administration, the war on terrorism requires new tactics and new thinking--including departure from the Geneva Convention when deemed necessary. Guantanamo shows how that policy is implemented at Camp Delta, how it is vigorously defended in the name of national security, and how it is contested just as passionately on behalf of personal freedom and human rights."--Container
I can help, too ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how everyone benefits when everyone helps
Torturing democracy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tells the inside story of how the U.S. government adopted torture as official policy in the aftermath of 9/11. [The film] examines how coercive interrogation methods were used by the CIA and then in military interrogations at Guantanamo Bay and Iraq. It carefully presents evidence that the Bush administration promoted these methods and developed legal justification for the practice - and so lays to rest the 'rotten apple' defense for abusive interrogation at Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib and elsewhere"--Container
City at peace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Spring of 1994, 60 Washington, D.C. area teenagers volunteered for a theatre project called City at Peace. They began writing and rehearsing an original musical about their lives and conflicts. This is the story of the cast, their show, and the unforgettable year they spent together
Hairy scary the Sandburgs ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes various types of fears that young children experience, suggesting reasons why children become afraid and ways their parents can help them face and overcome fear
 
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Languages
English (51)