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Benjamin Franklin by Ingri D'Aulaire( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Traces Franklin's life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
American photography : a century of images by Ronald H Blumer( visu )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,142 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
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
In the years preceding 1929, the stock market rose, seemingly without limits, to usher a "New Era" of prosperity-one where it was widely believed that in America, everyone could become rich. Yet in reality, only the rich were becoming richer. As told by the descendants of the financial "folk heroes" of the economic boom of early 1920s, The Crash of 1929, from the PBS American Experience collection, captures the optimism of the age- a time where the stock market epitomized the false promise of permanent prosperity
Alexander Hamilton by John Trumbull( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 610 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
Saving the national treasures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
History meets technology in the ultimate preservation project. The nation's charters of freedom are in trouble. Since its creation over 200 years ago, the Declaration of Independence has seen plenty of abuse -- escaping the British armies rolled up in a saddlebag, traveling the country with the Continental Army, and baking in the window of the U.S. Patent Office. Now, the ink has faded so badly, it's rapidly disappearing. On top of that, the glass casements built to exhibit the Declaration in the National Archives started disintegrating, adding a new threat to the venerable parchment. A unique team of leading conservators, engineers, and historians came to the rescue. Over five years, NOVA's cameras followed their challenging, controversial plan to save the Declaration, the Bill of Rights, and the Constitution. NOVA captured behind-the-scenes debates and intricate engineering tests as the team figured out how to design state-of-the-art casements that would protect these precious documents from further damage. Saving the National Treasures is a compelling evocation of their turbulent history and an insider's look at the extraordinary technology that now safeguards America's charters of freedom. - Container
The 1930s ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
The Hoover Dam reflected the engineering genius and design philosophy of the time. the was called "the greatest engineering work of its character ever attempted by the hand of man." Working conditions were dangerous and the pay was low, but in the midst of the great depression the workers were grateful to have a job
Dogs. the early years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The first program explores the world of dogs that go the extra step beyond man's best friend-- service dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs, celebrity dogs, sheepdogs and war dogs. The second program looks at puppies. Trainers, breeders, owners, vets, biologists and dog lovers of every kind talk about puppies - their talents and temperaments, needs and loves
The Empire of Reason ( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Recreates 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
Liberty! : the American Revolution ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up 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
Liberty! Episode 5-The World Turned Upside Down (1778-1783) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The British hope to exploit the issue of slavery and to enlist the support of loyalists in the south. They fail. After a series of brutal engagements, the British army heads for Virginia, only to be trapped by the miraculous convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown. The end of the war is at hand
"Liberty! Episode 4-Oh, Fatal Ambition (1777-1778)." ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The 'united' states remain in dire need of funds and military support. Congress dispatches Benjamin Franklin to France in hopes of creating an alliance which will provide both. Meanwhile, a British army marches down the Hudson River trying to cut off New England from the other colonies. The British are crushed by Americans at Saratoga. The French enter the conflict on the American side
Liberty! Episode 3-The Times That Try Men's Souls (1776-1777) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Days after the Declaration of Independence is signed, a British force arrives in New York harbor. Washington and his troops are driven to New Jersey. With only a few days of enlistment left for many of his volunteers, a desperate Washington leads his army quietly across the Delaware River on the day after Christmas, 1776, to mount a surprise attack on a sleeping garrison in Trenton
Liberty! Episode 2-Blows Must Decide (1774-1776) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A total break from Great Britain remained hard for many Americans to imagine, even after shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. In the end, words did much to help push matters over the edge-like Thomas Paine's pamphlet Common Sense and the imperishable Declaration of Independence. This classic program captures the long historical moment when the colonists positioned themselves for war against England
Liberty! Episode 6-Are We to Be a Nation? (1783-1788) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Peace comes to the United States, but governing the world's newest republic is no simple task. Congress is ineffectual and individual states act like sovereign nations. By the time the Constitutional Convention convenes in 1787, many wonder if the country can survive. The long ratification process helps define what sort of nation the United States is to be - a process that continues to this day
The times that try men's souls ; Oh fatal ambition! ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 109 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
American photography : a century of images ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
America changed profoundly in the 1960s and cameras were there to capture it all. From the civil rights movement, anti-war movement, Vietnam, and the space program, photographers had unprecedented access to it all, and the media was willing to bring all the chaos of the era to the masses. With the advances in technology, photography became an increasingly powerful tool in criminology. Breakthrough digital technology promises both benefits and drawbacks for photography at the end of the 20th century. Though we live in a high-tech world, the enduring power of the photograph remains
Blows must decide ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 92 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
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