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Squires, Buddy

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The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
The national parks America's best idea by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America
The Central Park five( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Central Park five, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles The Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of these five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website
Not for ourselves alone the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of a majority of American citizens. Their personal relationship was often turbulent but they never wavered in their shared belief that equality was the birthright of every woman, and for more than half a century led the fight to make that dream a reality
Stonewall uprising( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others
Death and the Civil War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
I have Tourette's-- but Tourette's doesn't have me( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at children with Tourette's syndrome, a rare brain disorder, whose victims twitch, jerk, and are unable to control loud verbal outbursts, some obscene. Because the public lacks knowledge about the disease, these children also suffer public humiliation. "In every school in America, it's likely that at least one child may have Tourette Syndrome. ... [this] documentary that dispels the myths of Tourette Syndrome through the experiences of young people"--Container
Baseball( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The game of baseball continues to reflect the complicated country that created it. Players and owners wage a battle over money and power; Cal Ripken becomes the game's new Iron Man; sluggers Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Barry Bonds do things that have never been done before; the Yankees build a dynasty, while their arch rivals, the Red Sox, stage the greatest comeback in history. In September of 2001, baseball offers the hope that things will one day return to normal
Baseball by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns
Africans in America America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. The first episode, Terrible transformation, examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival. In the second episode, Revolution, while the American colonies challenge Britain for independence, American slavery is challenged from within as men and women fight to define what America will be. When the War of Independence is won, black people, both enslaved and free, seize on the language of freedom even while the new nation's Constitution codifies slavery and oppression as a national way of life. In the third episode, Brotherly love, during the first 50 years of the new nation, freedmen and fugitive slaves in Philadelphia push the country to live up to the promises made in its Constitution. But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the souther United States. In the fourth and final episode, as the nation expands westward slavery becomes the most divisive issue in American life. Abolitionists struggle to bring the institution down and the nation is tested as never before. When tensions over slavery erupt into violence, Americans are forced to consider how long the country can continue as a democracy built on the profits of bondage
JFK( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film explores Kennedy's childhood years as the privileged but sickly son of one of the wealthiest men in America, his early political career as a lackluster congressman, his successful run for the U.S. Senate, and the game-changing presidential campaign that made him the youngest elected president in U.S. history
Into the deep : America, whaling & the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the American whaling industry, from its 17th-century origins in drift and shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War
Listening to children a moral journey with Robert Coles by Robert Coles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child psychiatrist Robert Coles investigates children's moral development via case studies of eight children and their families. Later in the program, Coles leads a group discussion with parents and teachers in Raleigh, North Carolina
Scottsboro an American tragedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In March 1931, two white women stepped from a boxcar in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century. The trials of the nine young men would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give birth to the civil rights movement."--Container
New York a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center
 
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Not for ourselves alone the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Alternative Names
Squires, Eugene

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English (63)

German (1)

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Africans in America America's journey through slavery