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Trahern, Sarah

Overview
Works: 22 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 31 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Interviews 
Classifications: E457.4, 378.73
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sarah Trahern
Anne Matthews author, Bright college years : inside the American campus today ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Matthews discusses her book, Bright college years. She attempts to answer some basic questions the public has about college campuses today, such as what college is for and what is going on inside U.S. colleges and universities, including fraternity life, college administration, and classroom teacching
Lincoln-Douglas Alton debate special ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventh in a series of reenactments of the seven U.S. senatorial election debates between Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas which took place in seven Illinois towns Aug.-Oct. 1958. The reenactments were held in the towns of the original Lincoln-Douglas debates, using local actors, with debaters and spectators in period costume. Includes C-SPAN's television interviews and discussions before and after the debates. Each debate aired live on C-SPAN as closely as possible to the month and day of the original in 1858. This debate reenacts a debate in Alton, Ill. Includes opening and closing commentary by Brian Lamb, John Splaine, Stephen Hansen, Tom Scism, Edgar Douglas and Stephen A. Douglas IV (great-great grandsons of Stephen A. Douglas), and Dick Douglas (great grandson of Stephen A. Douglas)
First in his class a biography of Bill Clinton [by] David Maraniss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of President Clinton. Discussion focuses on Clinton's early life, his rise from an anonymous background, and his troubled family life with an alcoholic stepfather
Failure is impossible Susan B. Anthony in her own words : [book review] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author discusses her book, Failure is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words; the book depicts the famous suffragist through her own written and spoken words
Derrick Bell author, Faces at the bottom of the well ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On September 24, 1992, Professor Derrick Bell discussed his book, Faces at the bottom of the well, which addressed the problem of racism in America and the differences involved in discriminaiton against minorities. In the book he discusses the civil rights movement in American society, and concludes that racism in permanent, and will always be part of society
Booknotes Black judges on justice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linn Washington, a journalist and former assistant to Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice, Robert Nix, discusses his book, Black judges on justice. The book is a look at 14 determined intellectual black people who worked their way up to judicial positions; this sort of history of African Americans in the U.S., Washington points out, is hard to find
Lincoln-Douglas Ottawa debate special ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First in a series of reenactments of the seven U.S. senatorial election debates between Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas which took place in seven Illinois towns Aug.-Oct. 1858. The reenactments were held in the towns of the original Lincoln-Douglas debates, using local actors, with debaters and spectators in period costume. Includes C-SPAN's television interviews and discussions before and after the debates. Each debate aired on C-SPAN as closely as possible to the month and day of the original debates in 1858. This debate reenacts a debate in Ottawa, Ill. Includes opening and closing commentary by Brian Lamb, John Splaine, Harold Holzer, Howard Lindsey, and Richard Current
Bill Emmott author, Japanophobia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Bill Emmott discusses his book, Japanophobia : the myth of the invincible Japanese. He describes the popular perception that Japan is/was unstoppable in business and how government intervention in currency markets enhanced this perception
Henry Clay, statesman for the Union ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An interview with Robert Remini, history professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of the book "Henry Clay : Statesman for the Union." He discusses the life of Henry Clay, renowned orator of the nineteenth century and Speaker of the House of Representatives
Susan Faludi author, Backlash ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Susan Faludi discusses her research on women's issues that documents a movement against women's civil and political equality in America. She argues that this movement is based on the false belief that feminism and social equality have created misery among American women
Interview with Ben Bradlee, Executive Editor, the Washington post ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Discusses experiences, future plans and opinions of the former Executive Editor of the Washington post
Booknotes Faces at the bottom of the well ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Derrick Bell discusses his book, Faces at the bottom of the well. He argues that racism is a permanent part of American society
J. Bowyer Bell author, the Irish troubles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
J. Bowyer Bell, author of The Irish Troubles, discusses his research for the book
Reuven Frank author, Out of thin air : the brief, wonderful life of network news ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Interview with Reuven Frank, former president of NBC News, about his book on his tenure at NBC
Nicholas Lemann, author the promised land, the great Black migration : book review ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mr. Lemann discussed the origins of the migration, which includes the mass production of the mechanical cotton picker, which freed numbers of blacks from the sharecropper system, and the development of ghettos in the industrial cities of the North. He decided to write the book on the urban migration of the blacks as a means to explain the development of ghettos, a subject he came upon while writing a newspaper feature on the welfare system
Jannette Dates author, Split images : African Americans in the mass media ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
One of the two editors of Split images discusses her book
Linda Chavez author, Out of the barrio : toward a new politics of Hispanic assimilation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Linda Chavez discusses the social, economic, and political implications of the integration of Hispanics into U.S. culture. She argues in favor of making English the official language of the U.S
Liz Trotta author, Fighting for air, in the trenches with television news ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondent Liz Trotta describes the way in which television news is affected by an ongoing war. She discusses her book, which is an account of her experience during the Vietnam War as the first female combat correspondent for TV news. She also talks about the discrimination she experienced at the hands of her fellow war correspondents
Stephen Carter author, Reflections of an affirmative action baby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Stephen J. Carter discusses his book, Reflections of an affirmative action baby. He believes that affirmative action programs are still needed for higher education and first jobs
Freedom in the making of Western culture ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An interview with Orlando Patterson, Harvard professor and author of the book "Freedom in the Making of Western Culture." The book explores the origins and development of freedom and how it came to be one of the central values of Western civilization
 
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English (21)