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Leming, Warren

Overview
Works: 24 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 548 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Biographical films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 320.956
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Warren Leming
John Edgar Hoover and the great American inquisitions( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a critical overview of the career of J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI for over forty years. Argues that Hoover used the FBI to further personal motives and engaged the organization in actions that were unconstitutional
The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the involvement of FBI's counter intelligence programs in Dr. King's assissination; investigates the conviction of James Earl Ray; interviews James Lawson, Wayne Chastain, Athan Theoharris and Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles for their viewpoints
Korea : MacArthur's war( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the highly charged Korean War and critically analyzes the reasons for it
Axis of evil : perforated praeter naturam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores "the use and misuse of the conceptual frame of evil, against a backdrop of potent and challenging stamp art by 54 artists from 11 countries"--Container
New Chicago skyscrapers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These interviews with various architects and developers gives background on five of Chicago's newest skyscrapers
American road( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the mystique of the road in American literature, art, and music. The film looks at how the motif has manifested throughout the nation's history, inspiring the creation of a lore in which ramblers, hobos, beatniks, and backpackers become iconic representations of the American soul. The wanderings of Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, Jack Kerouac, and others are contextualized within their work and with historical events, while commentary on the road as a symbol of freedom and transformation is provided..."--container. Includes extensive commentary by writers, critics, historians, and others
Rommel : the desert fox( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents Erwin Rommel's rise and fall, from his humble military beginnings to his appointment of Field Marshall by Adolf Hitler. Also, details the true story of Rommel's involvement in a plot to kill Hitler
Col. Robert McCormick : Chicago press baron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Colonel Robert McCormick, famed editor of the Chicago Tribune, is examined
Cold Chicago : a Haymarket Fable : a play in cabaret form with original music by Warren Leming( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confessions from the grassy knoll : the shocking truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an investigation into the story of a man, James Files, who confessed to firing the fatal shot from the grassy knoll in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, examining evidence that the government covered up facts about the CIA's collaboration with organized crime to assassinate President Kennedy
The assassination of Martin Luther King( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The FBI and the CIA once called Martin Luther King, Jr. the most dangerous man in the U.S. William Sullivan, assistant director of the FBI, once urged Dr. King to kill himself for the good of the country in a document recently declassified. This documentary examines the government's involvement in harassment of Dr. King. Uses a variety of recently declassified information--including private conversations taped at the Johnson White House--to re-examine the counter-intelligence programs that preceded the assassination. Also investigates the conviction of James Earl Ray, who has never been placed at the scene of the crime by any credible witnesses. Includes new interviews with Rev. James Lawson, who invited Dr. King to Memphis; Wayne Chastain, who was the first reporter to interview James Earl Ray; Athan Theoharis, who received access to declassified FBI files; and Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles, who spent the last hour with Dr. King
Tragedy in the Holy Land : the second uprising( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Views history through the lens of the Palestinians, filling a void in conventional accounts of the Israeli/Palestinian struggle. Gives the viewer access to the voices and background of one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted conflicts of the last century. This provocative documentary address the core issues of land and identity. It probes the evolution of the seemingly incurable conflict in Palestine from a historical perspective that is typically unknown to American audiences. Uses rarely seen archival footage and interviews with various experts and scholars."--Container
Two generations of labor singers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utah Phillips continues the tradition of Woodie Guthrie, singing traditional songs from the Industrial Workers of the World. Billy Bragg pickets and campaigns for the Labor Party in Great Britain by giving labor songs a rock and roll treatment
In the land of milk and honey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Pulaski, Tennessee, the town where the Ku Klux Klan was founded after the Civil War and where today its memory still runs deep. Combining interviews with local residents as well as attendees at a Klan rally and counter demonstrators, historical photos, contemporary footage, scenes of a museum exhibit of the last-known original Klan robe, and a cross burning ceremony by the Klan, the video reveals Pulaski's historical and ongoing relationship to this controversial organization
A rich man's war & a poor man's fight : Ambrose Bierce and American destiny by Warren Leming( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Brecht document( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary of the life of Bertolt Brecht. Includes dramatizations based on his life and audio tape of his testimony before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee in 1947
American Road our way is the highway ; a feature documentary( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cold Chicago : a fable of the Haymarket : a one act play in 24 cabaret scenes by Carlos Cortez( Book )

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

On directing Brecht by Warren Leming( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A rich man's war & a poor man's fight : songs and tunes inspired by the American Civil War by Warren Leming( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Axis of evil : perforated praeter naturam
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