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Squires, Buddy

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Most widely held works by Buddy Squires
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,752 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 )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,227 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 )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Dust Bowl of the 1930s through interviews with survivors, dramatic photographs, and rarely seen movie footage
The Roosevelts : an Intimate History( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the
Unforgivable Blackness : The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports--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
Broadway : the American musical by Michael Kantor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and song that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
The Vietnam War by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick : Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides -- Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen, digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the globe, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century, historic television broadcasts, evocative home movies, and secret audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations. The Vietnam War features more than 100 iconic musical recordings from greatest artists of the era, and haunting original music from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross as well as the Silk Road Ensemble featuring Yo-Yo Ma"--Publisher
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,279 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
The Central Park five by Nytva (Russia)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles America's complicated perceptions of race and crime through the story of the "Central Park 5". In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of raping a white woman, Trisha Meili, in New York City's Central Park. They spent 6-13 years in prison before a serial rapist, Matias Reyes, confessed that he alone had committed the crime, leading to their convictions being overturned.Set against a backdrop of a city beset by violence and racial tension, tells the story of the horrific crime, the rush to judgment by the police, and media clamoring for sensational stories, an outraged public, and five lives upended by this miscarriage of justice
Brooklyn Bridge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This award-winning program by filmmaker Ken Burns recaptures all the drama, the struggles and the personal tragedies behind this greatest of all achievements of America's industrial age. As this fascinating program reveals, it was the largest bridge of its era, marked by enormous construction problems and ingenious solutions."--Publisher's website
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,091 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 by Kate Davis( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,058 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 814 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
Two days in October by Scott Madsen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the critical events that took place in the fall of 1967, from the ambush of an American battalion by the Viet Cong that led to skepticism of whether the Vietnamese conflict was winnable, to the first violent anti-war demonstration on a campus in Wisconsin
Baseball by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the story begun in 1994's "Baseball" chronicling events in the sport from the 1990s to the present day
I have Tourette's-- but Tourette's doesn't have me( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 598 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 dispels the myths of Tourette Syndrome through the experiences of young people"--Container
 
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Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
Alternative Names
Squires, Eugene

Languages
English (69)

German (1)

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Two days in October