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Blumer, Ronald H.

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Most widely held works by Ronald H Blumer
Benjamin Franklin by Jean Antoine Houdon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Franklin's life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday, large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
American photography : a century of images by Ronald H Blumer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life-- influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in the matters of life and death, medicine, science, and war
Alexander Hamilton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most controversial men of his age, Alexander Hamilton was a gifted statesman brought down by the fatal flaws of stubbornness, extreme candor, and arrogance. His life and career were marked by power, scandal, and tragedy
Liberty! : the American Revolution( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary from the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
World War II: The Propaganda Battle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how, during World War II, the United States and Germany used motion pictures to inspire their countrymen and instill in their troops a desire to win the war
Sacred stage : the Mariinsky Theater( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of the magical White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, this documentary features the best in Russian symphonic music, ballet, and opera at Russia's premier theater--the Mariinsky, also known as the Kirov. The film explores what the theater has meant to Russian and Soviet culture and how it has somehow maintained its artistic excellence through war, revolution, and the collapse of Communism. It also looks at the life and work of Maestro Valery Gergiev, artistic and theater director at the Mariinsky, and captures the excitement of his world--a world populated with artists, socialites, financiers, politicians and celebrities. The film also features stunning performances from the opera and ballet, and interviews with scholars and performers
The Empire of Reason( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama recreating the ratification debates on the U.S. Constitution as if they were being covered by today's television news. Highlights the New York convention in July, 1788
The Reel World of News( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at newsreels, a unique 20th century institution. For over 50 years newsreels informed and entertained whole generations until their demise in the mid-1960's with the advance of televised nightly newscasts
American photography : a century of images( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of the photographic image remains undiminished in the latter part of the 20th century, even though it faces new challenges from television, technology, motion pictures, and elsewhere. Photography Transformed examines surveillance photography and the Cuban Missile crisis, searing images from the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights violence-while highlighting the transformation to the new era of image-driven celebrity, presidential "image politics," and the challenge to achieve photographic truth when computers have the ability to alter photography without detection. The film presents a message that is very clear: despite new technologies, still images-whether captured on film or as electrons-will endure
The times that try men's souls ; Oh fatal ambition!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 3. Days after the Declaration of Independence was signed an immense British force dropped anchor in New York harbor, pitting the largest professional army in the world against George Washington's army of untrained volunteers. Washington wanted to conduct the war in proper 18th cent. style, but after an early string of defeats he realized he had to avoid fighting at all costs and keep his army on the run. On Dec. 26, 1776, Washington led his army across the Delaware River, surprising a garrison of Hessian soldiers at Trenton
The new medicine by Ronald H Blumer( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion book to the documentary The New Medicine, featuring in depth interviews with the participants of this program -- world experts in their fields. They present the hard scientific evidence behind the fact that our mental state has a direct influence on our physical health. Together they make a compelling case that physicians must treat the whole person with an illness, not just the illness alone in order to promote true healing. Many are practitioners of Integrative Medicine and make the convincing case that listening to a patient's concerns and building rapport is essential for an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan
"Marshall, Texas."( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas, and reexamines his past through the voices of current residents and past classmates
Blows must decide( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A total break from Great Britain remained hard for Americans to imagine, even after shots are fired at Lexington and Concord. Words pushed matters "over the edge" in 1776. Common Sense argued that it is the natural right of men to govern themselves. The Declaration of Independence declared this same idea a "self-evident" truth
The world turned upside down ; Are we to be a nation?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 5. How do Americans, fighting in the name of liberty, justify the institution of slavery? The British hoped to exploit the contradictions posed by slavery and enlist the support of loyalists in the South, but they failed. The convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown trapped a weary British army led by Lord Cornwallis. Two years later, the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending eight years of fighting
The image makers by Ursula Kolbe( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of public relations in changing public images. Recognizes Ivy Lee and Edward Bernays as the first people to use mass communications to influence public opinion and create the profession of public relations
The reluctant revolutionaries ; Blows must decide( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 1. In 1763 American colonists were happily British, and proud to be subjects of King George. With the end of the French and Indian war, America became a land of opportunity, and the future founding fathers were poised to take advantage of it. Then the British imposed a seemingly routine tax--the Stamp Act. It created a firestorm throughout the colonies as Americans saw their liberties and power threatened. Benjamin Franklin found himself in the center of controversy as relations between England and America unravelled--Container
American photography. a century of images( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life-- influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in the matters of life and death, medicine, science, and war
 
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American photography : a century of images
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