WorldCat Identities

Lord, John (Writer)

Overview
Works: 8 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 411 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Television mini-series  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DS126.5, 956.94
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Lord
Israel, a nation is born : with Abba Eban, a personal witness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six-part chronicle of the birth and development of the Jewish state is hosted and narrated by Abba Eban, former Israeli Ambassador. Features rare footage and interviews with world leaders. Depicts five decades of the turbulent history of Israel
Capital and steam-power, 1750-1800. With a bibliographical introd. by W.H. Chaloner by John Lord( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel : a nation is born by Abba Solomon Eban( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Israel that includes: Pt. 1. The struggle for independence and the creation of the state of Israel; Pt. 2. An Arab invasion, the fall of Jerusalem, the initiation of a peace process and the 1950's flood of immigrants; Pt. 3. The Sinai campaign, the trial of Adolf Eichmann, and the UN leaving the Sinai; Pt. 4. The Six-Day War of 1967; Pt. 5. The Yom Kippur War, the Camp David Accord, the 1982 invasion of Lebanon and the Intifada
Instant America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes American entrepreneurs who have brought communication devices and systems into the marketplace. Focuses on William H. Russell (Pony Express), Samuel Morse (telegraph), Western Union, Alexander Graham Bell (telephone), Thomas Edison and his multitude of inventions, George Eastman (photography), Adolph Zukor (Paramount films), Marconi (radio), David Sarnoff (radio and television), Chester Carlson (photocopying), An Wang (Wang Laboratories), and GeoStar
The entrepreneurs, an American adventure( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth in a six-part series on American entrepreneurs, featuring great pioneers of American invention, with interviews, early filmed dramatizations, classic TV commercials, silent newsreels, home movies and historic photographs. This segment focuses on entrepreneurs who built communications and information systems in America: Samuel Morse (developed the Morse Code); Alexander Graham Bell (invented the telephone); George Eastman (made photography affordable); Chester Carlson (originated the first photocopier); Adolph Zukor (pioneered the moving picture industry and Paramount Studios); David Sarnoff (founded RCA and NBC); and Dr. An Wang (created the first word processor)
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 2 begins with the proclamation of Israeli statehood on May 14, 1948, and shows the resulting hostilities with Israel's Arab neighbors and the initial peace process. The program concludes by looking at the rise in immigration and the expansion of the State of Israel in the early 1950's
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 3 begins with an isolated Israel where terrorist infiltration and murder have become routine. Israel allies with Great Britain and France in the Sinai campaign which receives criticism from other countries. Former Nazi Adolf Eichmann is abducted and brought to trial in Israel. Egyptian leader Nasser again plots a maritime blockade of Israel as the United Nations troops leave the Sinai
 
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Languages
English (18)