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Ives, Stephen

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The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee
The Congress by Ari Folman( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this elegant, penetrating and moving portrait of the United States Congress, filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. Narrated by David McCullough, the program employs historic film footage and interviews with insiders" including David Broker, Alistair Cooke and Cokie Roberts to detail the personalities, events and issues that have animated Congress' first 200 years."--Publisher's website
Seabiscuit by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While not looking the part, Seabiscuit was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. In the 1930s, when Americans longed to escape the grim realities of Depression-era life, four men turned Seabiscuit into a national hero
The geography of hope( Visual )

57 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the 1870s there were only a few pockets of resistance against the nation's push to conquer the West. On the Great Plains, Sitting Bull followed his mystical visions and urged his Lakota people to fight rather than surrender their sacred Black Hills and traditional way of life. Custer's "Last stand" would also become, in effect, the last stand of the Sioux as a free people. In Utah, the Morman patriarch Brigham Young would be forced to choose between saving his church or sacrificing his spiritual son. Farther west, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce would find himself helping to lead one of the most extraordinary military compaigns in American history
Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faces of America introduces a wide range of cultural figures--representing a vast range of cultural and ethnic roots--to their ancestors and their stories, from the old country through the journey to America. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of authors, actors, musicians, athletes, educators, intellectuals and discovers stories and figures that had been forgotten or lost through the generations. Through original documents and photos, the program explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Along the way, Gates offers up a rich pageant of immigrant stories and reminds viewers that, if you trace the lineage of almost any American family back far enough, you will find an immigrant story
Panama Canal by George Kish( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Episode 2]. It's a free country: Ask Americans what the Constitution's most important feature is, and most will say it's the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Peter explores the history of the Bill of Rights, and also takes on several stories ripped from the headlines, involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and right to privacy
New Orleans by Robert Frank( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profile of the city of New Orleans, focusing especially on its pre-Katrina history
1964( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, the film will follow some of the most prominent figures of the time
Custer's last stand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like everything else about General George Custer, his martyrdom was shrouded in controversy and contradictions. The final act of his larger-than-life career played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. In the end, his death would launch one of the greatest myths in American history. Part of the Wild West collection
American experience( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year
Grand Coulee Dam by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the construction of the Coulee Dam, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world when it was completed in 1941, discussing both its positive and negative effects, and focusing on its impact upon the lives and culture of Native Americans
Las Vegas : an unconventional history by Michelle Ferrari( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States
Kit Carson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film draws upon rich archival materials, original recreations, and interviews with authors and historians to bring the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier to vivid life, and provide a lens on a pivotal but little-understood era in American history"--Container
Reporting America at war a film( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century--and beyond
Empire upon the trails by Stephen Ives( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Americans head west along many pathways -- following the fur trade into the mountains, fighting for self-determination in Texas, seeking religious freedom in Utah or a better life along the Oregon Trail. But whatever direction they travel, they move closer with every step to a "Manifest Destiny" that will make the West their own."--Www.pbs.org
Fight no more forever by Stephen Ives( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The federal government tightens its grip on the West, but three bold spirits remain defiant -- Sitting Bull, who prophesies his people's greatest victory but cannot prevent their ultimate defeat; Brigham Young, who must sacrifice a spiritual son to save his church; and Chief Joseph, who triumphs in defeat as an indomitable voice of conscience for the West."--Www.pbs.org
The speck of the future by Stephen Ives( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gold Rush brings the whole world to the West, as 49ers from Asia, South America and the eastern states scramble for 'a share of the rocks, ' littering the hills with mining towns and creating the West's first metropolis. But in the push to strike it rich, many are violently pushed aside."--Http://www.pbs.org
Death runs riot by Stephen Ives( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Civil war comes early to the West. In 'Bleeding Kansas, ' abolitionists battle for free soil. In Utah, federal troops march against Mormon polygamy. And along the Rio Grande, oppressed Mexican Americans rebel. The war between North and South unleashes brute savagery in the West, and leaves behind an army prepared for total war against the native peoples of the plains."--Www.pbs.org
 
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The CongressThe geography of hopeNew OrleansAmerican experienceLas Vegas : an unconventional historyEmpire upon the trailsFight no more foreverThe speck of the futureDeath runs riot