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ABC News

Works: 4,046 works in 6,980 publications in 1 language and 61,044 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Special events television coverage  Television news programs  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Short films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: LA217, 371.010973
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To save our schools, to save our children : the approaching crisis in America's public schools by Marshall Frady( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Based on the fall 1984 ABC-television program of the same title
The Hajj : one American's pilgrimage to Mecca, Friday, April 18, 1997 by Michael Wolfe( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Michael Wolfe, an American Muslim, describes the experience of his hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca
The century : America's time by Peter Jennings( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
It has been a century like no other. "The century: America's time" recounts the defining moments, people and trends that have shaped our times. From the Wright brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk to man's first steps on the moon; from the battlegrounds of World War I to the high-tech combat of the Gulf War; from the death of Queen Victoria at the start of the century to the tragic death of Princess Diana at its end. Includes rare footage from archives around the world and hundreds of eyewitness interviews
A moment in history : the inauguration of Barack Obama ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Features one of the most important events in history, and includes the pre-inaugural events from the morning of January 20, 2009, the Oath of Office and Inaugural Speeches in their entirety, benediction from Dr. Joseph Lowery, recitation by Elizabeth Alexander, and much more
Crime in America : the ABC report by Donald MacGillis( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus : but we have to live on earth by John Gray( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
ABC news decided to profile six brave couples whose lives were frayed by endless marital battles. Host Barbara Walters takes an eight-month journey of rediscovery as these frustrated couples, baring souls and fangs, allow cameras to witness them arguing over their stresses and struggles from their living room, support-group sessions, and finally from a live television studio in front of John Gray himself
The Clinton years ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
This documentary, a history and review of the presidency of Bill Clinton from the 1992 campaign to the end of his second term, crafted from segments produced by ABC's “Nightline” in conjunction with post-Clinton interviews with key administration figures including White House staffers, cabinet members, presidential advisers, and friends, that covers the scandals, the ups and downs, and the achievements and disappointments of Mr. Clinton's administration, as well as the enduring elements of his political career
The Fall of communism ( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Provides a brief history of the creation and growth of the Soviet empire followed by a survey events that occurred in 1989 and 1990 in the nations of eastern Europe and within some republics of the Soviet Union using news stories broadcast by ABC. Describes each country's efforts to revitalize its economy and democratize its institutions and then examines the impact of these changes
Hiroshima : why the bomb was dropped ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II
Tsunami : wave of destruction ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
This documentary examines the chain of events that led to the devastating destruction in South Asia and explores the impact of relief efforts in the region. It explains the science of tsunamis and looks back at other catastrophic natural disasters
America in Black and White ( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Focuses on racial profiling in law enforcement, investigating the issue from the victim's point of view as well as through the eyes of the police
The search for Jesus ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
The Search for Jesus is a journalist's exploration of the historical figure of Jesus. Peter Jennings goes to the Holy Land and searches for clues to who Jesus was, and what we can know about his childhood, brief adult life and the circumstances of his death
The Kennedy films of Robert Drew & associates ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles, early exemplars of the movement known as Direct Cinema
America speaks : 50 states in 50 days ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
America Speaks is a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute wrap-up of the historic 2008 Presidential election. Packed with gorgeous color photographs and buoyed by the insightful journalism of two of the world's news giants, this must-have book will examine every aspect of the riveting campaign. Readers will also travel through "50 States in 50 Days" on the historic joint ABC News/USA TODAY tour of the nation, which captures the voices of the voters as they weigh the merits of the candidates and the challenges being faced by the nation. This comprehensive multimedia package is accompanied by a DVD that allows patriots to relive all the moments along the way toward this historic election with unforgettable moments of the past year with candidates and constituents alike
Crisis : Behind a presidential commitment ( visu )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
In June 1963, President John F. Kennedy and his brother, U.S. Attorney General, Robert Kennedy, forced one of the gravest racial confrontations of the 20th century. Despite a federal court order, Alabama Governor George Wallace vowed he would prevent 2 black students from entering the all-white University of Alabama. Watch as the crisis unfolds, capturing the story from all sides up until the dramatic end
The Eye of the storm ( visu )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Shows how a teacher in Riceville, Iowa, introduced her children to the realities of prejudice by using the color of eyes as the criterion of superiority. Explains that the results of the experiment were indicative of the situation throughout the United States
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