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Cramer, Richard Ben

Overview
Works: 50 works in 171 publications in 2 languages and 12,802 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Documentary films  Film noir  Nonfiction films  Trials, litigation, etc  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Ben Cramer
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
Joe DiMaggio : the hero's life by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the life story of Joe DiMaggio, including his first game with the New York Yankees in the 1930s, his marriage to Marilyn Monroe & his rise to hero status. Richard Ben Cramer tells of the ways in which fame can both build & destroy
What it takes : the way to the White House by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cramer tells the life stories of the principal primary candidates, including Bush, Dole, Biden, Dukakis, and Gary Hart
How Israel lost : the four questions by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the erosion of support for Israel among Western governments because of its treatment of the Palestinians, analyzing the policy decisions and attitudes that have turned international opinion against Israel
The battle over Citizen Kane( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
Buffalo Bill( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Bob Dole by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe DiMaggio the hero's life by Richard Ben Cramer( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from the biography of the baseball player, Joe DiMaggio
The Irish in America long journey home( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of a people who helped build America ; includes musical performances
Ted Williams : the seasons of the kid by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable literary and photographic record of Ted Williams, greatest pure hitter baseball has ever known
The Supreme Court( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rehnquist revolution: "Details the court from the election of President Richard Nixon - who appointed 4 new justices in less than two years - through to the more recent Court of today. During this period one man put his stamp on the institution and solidified and enhanced the power of the Court in the modern area"--Set container
What do you think of Ted Williams now? : a remembrance by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and career of the baseball legend, the last player to hit .400 for a season, discussing his playing days and his later years
Terry Sanford and the new South( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Sanford and the new South is the story of a progressive Southern governor and his bare-knuckle politics during segregation's reign
The Supreme Court( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the court from the election of President Richard Nixon - who appointed 4 new justices in less than two years - through to the more recent Court of today. During this period one man put his stamp on the institution and solidified and enhanced the power of the Court in the modern area - William H. Rehnquist
The Supreme Court( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the court's reaction to state and federal legislation on Bill of Rights freedoms, with special attention to the explosion of civil rights cases from the early 1940s to the present
The best American sports writing 2004( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being Poppy : a portrait of George Herbert Walker Bush by Richard Ben Cramer( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn from the pages of the author's widely respected book What it takes, this newly edited portrait traces how seminal moments in President Bush's life formed his character and foretold his legacy
Up from city streets( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the experiences of Irish immigrants to the United States during the 19th century. Follows the life of Al Smith as it describes the rise of Irish Americans to positions of influence in the cities
Wild west( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles six prominent heroes and villains of the American West
 
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Joe DiMaggio : the hero's life
Alternative Names
Ben Cramer, Richard

Cramer, Richard B.

Cramer, Richard Benjamin.

Cramer, Richard Benjamin 1950-2013

Richard Ben Cramer American journalist

Richard Ben Cramer US-amerikanischer Journalist und Autor

Languages
English (133)

Polish (1)

Covers
What it takes : the way to the White HouseHow Israel lost : the four questionsJoe DiMaggio the hero's lifeWhat do you think of Ted Williams now? : a remembranceThe best American sports writing 2004