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Reidy, Tricia

Overview
Works: 27 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 6,612 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Military history  Television series 
Roles: Film editor, Editor
Classifications: E468, 940.5428
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tricia Reidy
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six years in the making, this epic 15 hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from four geographically distributed American towns -- Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and the tiny farming town of Luverne, Minnesota. These four communities stand in for -- and could represent -- any town in the United States that went through the war's four devastating years. Individuals from each community take the viewer through their own personal and quite often harrowing journey into war, painting vivid portraits of how the war dramatically altered their lives and those of their neighbors, as well as the country that helped to save for generations to come"--Container
The Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,656 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
Baseball by Don Kessinger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 528 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
Frank Lloyd Wright by Frank Lloyd Wright( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 314 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
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burns's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. With digitally enhanced images, here is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one"--Container insert
A Very bloody affair, 1862 by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 254 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
A healthy baby girl( Visual )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 116 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
The Civil War( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 113 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
Tomboys : feisty girls & spirited women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 104 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 Better angels of our nature, 1865 by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 94 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
The war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE WAR, a new seven-part documentary series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, explores the history and horror of the Second World War from an American perspective by following the fortunes of so-called ordinary men and women who become caught up in one of the greatest cataclysms in human history. Six years in the making, this epic 14-hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from four geographically distributed American towns? Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and the tiny farming town of Luverne, Minnesota. These four communities stand in for? and could represent? any town in the United States that went through the war's four devastating years. Individuals from each community take the viewer through their own personal and quite often harrowing journeys into war, painting vivid portraits of how the war dramatically altered their lives and those of their neighbors, as well as the country they helped to save for generations to come
The Civil War : a film( 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
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 6: FDR shatters the third-term tradition, struggles to prepare a reluctant country to enter World War II and, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, helps set the course toward Allied victory. Meanwhile, Eleanor struggles to keep New Deal reforms alive in wartime and travels the Pacific to comfort wounded servicemen. Diagnosed with congestive heart failure in 1943 and with the war still raging, FDR resolves to conceal his condition and run for a fourth term
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 7: Frail and failing but determined to see the war through to victory, FDR wins re-election and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world, but a cerebral hemorrhage kills him at 63. After her husband's death, Eleanor Roosevelt proves herself a shrewd politician and a skilled negotiator in her own right, as well as a champion of civil rights, civil liberties and the United Nations. When she dies in 1962, she is mourned everywhere as the First Lady of the World. This episode also contains the set's special features including a segment on the making of this series and deleted scenes
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 5: FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping New Deal restores the people's self-confidence and transforms the relationship between them and their government. Eleanor rejects the traditional role of first lady, becomes her husband's liberal conscience and a sometimes controversial political force in her own right. As the decade ends, FDR faces two grave questions: whether to run for an unprecedented third term and how to deal with the rise of Hitler
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 3: Theodore Roosevelt leads a Progressive crusade that splits his own party, undertakes a deadly expedition into the South American jungle, campaigns for American entry into World War I -- and pays a terrible personal price. Franklin masters wartime Washington as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, while Eleanor finds personal salvation in war work. Her discovery of Franklin's romance with another woman transforms their marriage into a largely political partnership. TR's death at 60 is almost universally mourned, but provides Franklin with a golden opportunity
The Roosevelts : an intimate history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 4: Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him the following summer. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds a personal and political life of her own. FDR returns to politics in 1928 and, as governor of New York, acts with such vigor and imagination during the first years of the Great Depression that the Democrats turn to him as their presidential nominee in 1932. He survives an attempted assassination as president-elect and at his inauguration tells his frightened countrymen the only thing they have to fear is "fear itself."
The Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 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, fourteen 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 Panama Canal, the passage of innovative New Deal programs, the defeat of Hitler, and the postwar struggles for civil rights at home and human rights abroad. It is also an intimate human story about love, betrayal, family loyalty, personal courage and the conquest of fear
1865 -- the better angels of our own nature( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the events from Lee's surrender, Lincoln's assassination and funeral, the capture of John Wilkes Booth, and the consequences of the war
 
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