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Reidy, Tricia

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Most widely held works by Tricia Reidy
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,744 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 Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentaire portant sur Théodore, Franklin et Eleanor Roosevelt, trois membres d'une des familles les plus importantes et influentes de la politique américaine
Baseball by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 475 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
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
A Very bloody affair, 1862 by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1862 saw the birth of modern warfare and the transformation of Lincoln's war to preserve the Union into a war to emancipate the slaves. Episode two begins with the political infighting that treatened to swamp Lincoln's administration and then follows Union general George McClellan's ill-fated campaign on the Virginia Peninsula where his hugh army meets a smaller but infinitely more resourceful Confederate force. During this episode we witness the battle of ironclad ships, partake of camplife, and watch slavery begin to crumble. We meet Ulysses S. Grant whose exploits come to a climax at the Battle of Shiloh. The episode ends with rumors of Europe's readiness to recognize the Confederacy
Frank Lloyd Wright by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright
The Cause, 1861( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a dramatic indictment of slavery, this first episode evokes the causes of the war, from the cotton kingdom in the South to the abolitionist movement in the North. Here the major characters are introduced, along with a host of less well-known but equally vital characters. Shown are events immediately preceeding the outbreak of hostilities to the diastrous Union defeat at Manassas, where both sides learned it would be a long war
1865, war is all hell by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The episode begins with William Tecumseh Sherman's brilliant March to the Sea, which brings war to the heart of Georgia and the Carolinas and spells the end of the Confederacy. In March, following Lincoln's second inauguration, first Petersburg and then Richmond finally fall to Grant's army. Lee's tattered Army of Northern Virginia flees westward toward a tiny crossroads town called Appomattox Court House. There the dramatic and deeply moving surrender of Lee to Grant takes place. The episode ends in Washington where John Wilkes Booth begins to dream of vengeance for the South
A healthy baby girl( Visual )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the filmmaker's experience of coping with her own hysterectomy for cervical cancer caused by her mother's use of D.E.S., a synthetic hormone administered to prevent miscarriage
Most hallowed ground, 1864 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episodes begins with the presidential campaign of 1864 that set Lincoln against his old commanding general, George McClellan. The stakes are nothing less than the survival of the Union itself: with Grant and Sherman stalled at Petersburg and Atlanta, opinion in the North has turned strongly against Lincoln and the war. But eleventh hour Union victories at Mobile Bay, Atlanta and the Shenandoah Valley tilt the election to Lincoln, and the Confederacy's last hope for independence dies. The episode also examines the prison camps, and the role of spies in the war effort. In an ironic twist, Lee's Arlington mansion is turned into a Union military hospital and the estate becomes Arlington National Cemetery--the Union's most hallowed ground
Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a biographical comparison of Grant and Lee, this episode chronicles the battles that pitted the two generals against each other from the Wilderness to Petersburg in Virginia, as in thiry days the two armies lose more men than both sides have lost in three years of war. With Grant and Lee finally deadlocked at Petersburg, we visit the ghastly hospitals north and south, then follow Sherman's campaign in northern Georgia. As the armies become deadlocked at Richmond and Atlanta, Lincoln's chances for re-election dim
The Better angels of our nature, 1865 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode concludes the series with Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln's assassination and the capture of John Wilkes Booth, and the fate of the series' major characters. Finally, the episode considers the consequence and meaning of the war that transformed the country from a collection of states to the nation we are today
Tomboys feisty girls & spirited women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with activist women are intercut with archival footage and photographs to celebrate tomboys of all ages. Explores the way gender identity is constructed from a very early age
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark clouds of defeat hover over the Union Army as President Lincoln prepares the landmark Emancipation Proclamation to free the slaves. While Lincoln waits for a victorious moment for this announcement, Union troops lose repeatedly to the brilliant generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. Finally, with a victory at Antietam Creek, the bloodiest day of the war gives way to the dawn of emancipation. The definition of freedom in in America would never be the same again
Forever free, 1862 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode charts the dramatic events that led to Lincoln's decision to set the slaves free. Convinced by July, 1862 that emancipation was morally and militarily crucial to the future of the Union, Lincoln must wait for a victory to issue his proclamation. But there is no Union victory to be had until Antietam, the bloodiest day of the war, followed shortly by the brightest--the emancipation of the slaves
Simply murder, 1863 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The episode begins with the nightmarish Union disaster at Fredericksburg and comes to two climaxes the following spring: at Chancellorsville, Lee wins his most brillant victory but loses Stonewall Jackson; at Vicksburg, Grant's attempts to take the city by storm are stopped. Army life and life on the home front North and South are examined. As the episode ends, Lee decides to invade the North again to draw Grant's forces from Vicksburg
The Universe of battle, 1863 by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode opens with a dramatic account of the turning point of the war, the Battle of Gettysburg, the greatest ever fought in the Western hemisphere. The episode then chronicles the fall of Vicksburg, the New York draft riots, the first use of Black troops, and the western battles at Chickamauga and Chattanooga. The episode closes with the dedication of a new Union cemetery at Gettysburg, when Abraham Lincoln struggles to put into words what is happening to his people
War is hell, 1865( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherman's legendary "March to the Sea" portends the war's end, searing the heartland of Georgia and the Carolinas. Key Southern cities fall under General Grant's command, and General Lee's troops have nowhere left to flee. In the stillness of Appomattox Court House, Lee's dramatic surrender to Grant finally unfolds. As the news echoes through Washington, a plan for the South's reenge is hatched in the angry mind of a man named John Wilkes Booth
The Civil War : a film by Ken Burns by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark documentary film series movingly and vividly presents the entire sweep of the war, from the battlefields to the homefronts, from the politicians and generals to the enlisted men and their families, from the causes of the war and the opening guns at Sumter to the stillness at Appomatox and Lincoln's assassination and beyond
 
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