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Podhoretz, Jim

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Most widely held works by Jim Podhoretz
Nostradamus : 2012 by Sarah Hollister( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a year that many have prophesied will bring a catastrophic end to life as we know it. Whatever is in store, many believe that 2012 will mark a major shift in the history of our planet. A detailed, historical investigation of this chilling prophecy that casts the doomsday warning in a frighteningly modern context. December 21, 2012 is bearing down on us with alarming speed. Whether or not we are able to collectively heed the warnings and affect a course to avert disaster may be the defining moment of the modern age
The last gladiators by Donald Brashear( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was simple, protect the teammates no matter the cost. For Chris 'Knuckles' Nilan this meant a shattered body, addiction to drugs, and harming the people closest to him. But in the process, he won the love of hockey's city, Montreal, and helped win the Stanley Cup. Through interviews with hockey's toughest guys, the film explores what it means to enforce the unspoken code of the NHL
The Nostradamus files( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examine the eerie predictions of history's greatest prophet in this doomsday-themed collection from History
The NBA's 100 greatest plays by NBA Entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBA history is filled with endless numbers of great plays; plays that transcend normal action and cross over into historic milestones. This compilation of the top ten plays in each of ten different categories shows what goes into pulling off a truly 'great' play. The informed observations of current and former players, coaches, sports writers, and broadcasters enliven this survey of some of the greatest plays, and play makers, in basketball history
Ultimate Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marking the twenty years Michael Jordan's has spent in the NBA, this collection presents five individual films exploring Michael Jordan's pre-Wizards basketball career. From "The Shot" that boosted North Carolina over Georgetown for the NCAA title in 1982, through the 1984 and 1992 Olympics and the glories of the first Dream Team, through All-Star games, his father's death, his first retirement, the brief flirtation with professional baseball, his return to the NBA, and six NBA rings. Adding to the video chronicle of the career of this celebrated American icon are five of Jordan's all-time greatest games, presented in their entirety
Larry Bird : a basketball legend by Warner Bro( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered one of the best all-around players to ever step on court, the legend of Larry Joe Bird began in the tiny Indiana corn country town of French Lick. He grew up to be the embodiment of "Celtics Pride," during 13 seasons with the legendary Boston Celtics. He personified hustle, consistency, and excellence in all areas of play, and was a classy, confident, hard worker who thrived on pressure while inspiring teammates to excel. With Bird as the focal point of a well-rounded squad, the Celtics won three NBA titles, and ten Atlantic Division crowns as Bird piled up an awesome collection of personal achievements
Survive and advance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1983, the NC State Wolfpack, coached by Jim Valvano, stayed alive in the postseason by winning nine do-or-die games in a row and seven of which they were losing in the final minute. NC State was one of the biggest underdogs ever in the final game, one that went down as possibly the best college basketball game in history-ending with one of the most well-known plays of all time. Told through the eyes of senior captain Dereck Whittenburg, the film takes a poignant look at Jim Valvano
The gospel according to Mac( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Football is a religion to many people. But few know the depths of both faiths as well as Bill McCartney, the former head football coach of the University of Colorado and the founder of Promise Keepers, a Christian men's ministry. Bill McCartney's passionate and often polarizing beliefs have made him many enemies and many admirers, but it's difficult to deny that he embodies the essential issues facing football in America to this day
NBA at 50( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 1, 1946, the very first NBA game was played in Toronto, between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Huskies. Denzel Washington hosts this golden anniversary retrospective, and those who know it best--players, coaches, trainers, and sports journalists--tell the league's story. From Mikan, to Russell, to Chamberlain, to Dr. J, to Bird, to Magic, to Jordan, this video shows some of the nicest footage of NBA classic teams and plays from their first 50 years. The film ends by listing the players voted the 50 greatest by position, followed by a musical tribute by Vanessa Williams
Celtics/Lakers : best of enemies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are rivalries, and then there is the Boston Celtics vs. the Los Angeles Lakers. This critically-acclaimed film not only gets to the heart of the greatest tug-of-war in NBA history, but also shows how their three riveting Finals in four years in the 1980s fueled the popularity of the NBA. Director Jim Podhoretz presents a fabulous cast of characters who would change the NBA and open America's collective mind
Lights out!( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top NBA stars past and present, from Magic Johnson and Larry Bird to Tracy McGrady, LeBron James and more, elevate their game and deliver highlights from their most thrilling performances. Plus, take an in-depth look at current NBA clutch standouts Kobe Bryant, Vince Carter, Allen Iverson and Robert Horry
Off the rez( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Off the Rez" follows Shoni Schimmel, a high-school junior basketball player living on the Umatilla Indian Reservation and her mother Shoni, who goes against the wishes of her community and takes a job coaching a high school team in Portland. This compelling documentary reveals the struggle that mother and daughter face to prove that Native American women can become champions off the Rez
Los Angeles Lakers : the complete history( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the complete Lakers history including highlights of their greatest Championship seasons, as well as bonus coverage of the team's most memorable games
Michael Jordan air time( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features footage of games and interviews with Michael Jordan of the N.B.A
Greatest rivalries & upsets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest NBA rivalries volume one features the most current rivalries in the NBA, highlighting battles between teams as well as some great individual duels of this decade. Some of the great upsets in recent years will also be examined
Dunks! 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More of the best NBA dunks set to a fast-paced hip hop soundtrack
Ultimate Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultimate Jordan presents five individual films exploring Michael Jordan's pre-Wizards basketball career. From "The Shot" that boosted North Carolina over Georgetown for the NCAA title in 1982, through the 1984 and 1992 Olympics and the glories of the first Dream Team, through All-Star games, his father's death, his first retirement, the brief flirtation with professional baseball, his return to the NBA, and six NBA rings
NBA jam session( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit music and NBA footage combine to showcase the talents of the league's greatest players
Dunks!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of the NBA dunks set to a fast-paced hip hop soundtrack
25 years of champions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films on these five double-sided discs celebrate the dramatic stories and magical moments of 25 years of NBA Champions. Starting with 'That Magic Season' (1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers) through to the 2003-04 Detroit Pistons, these films are NBA Entertainment's annual hour-long commemorative films detailing the championship journey. (Some of the earliest films are shorter than one hour.) With court-level game-action footage, behind-the-scenes coverage, interviews with key personalities, and a dramatic story arc that builds to a crescendo as the championship nears, each film is a time capsule of basketball history
 
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Greatest rivalries & upsets
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Podhoratz, Jim

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English (43)

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