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Jennings, Peter 1938-2005

Works: 575 works in 944 publications in 2 languages and 23,704 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Host, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Interviewer, Reporter, Performer, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: D422, 909.821
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Publications about Peter Jennings
Publications by Peter Jennings
Publications by Peter Jennings, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Peter Jennings
The century by Peter Jennings( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 3,540 libraries worldwide
A companion book to the television documentary on the history of the 20th century produced by ABC Television Network and The History Channel
In search of America by Peter Jennings( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
The authors search the twenty-first century for evidence that the words and ideas of the founding fathers are still alive and well in America
Hiroshima why the bomb was dropped ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II
The century America's time by Peter Jennings( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 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
The search for Jesus ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 290 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, what we know about his childhood, brief adult life and the circumstances of his death
The fabulous 60s ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
"The fabulous 60s takes a kaleidoscopic look back at this most turbulent of decades, ten tumultuous years that began in hope with man's exploration of space and the youngest elec[t]ed President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy-- and ended in a welter of Cold War intrigue, political assassination, civil unrest, student demonstration and US involvement in another war in a country known as Vietnam."--Container
Images of the '80s ( visu )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Explores the legacy of the 1980's, a time of triumphs and tragedies
Schwarzkopf, how the war was won ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The Riyadh Command military briefing dated Wednesday afternoon, February 27, 1991, presented by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Commander of the Allied Forces in the Gulf. He explains the military tactics that led to the conclusion of the Iraq-Kuwait Crisis of 1990-1991
The century by Peter Jennings( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Presents a history of the twentieth century that chronicles the great events and personalities of the past hundred years
Prejudice answering children's questions ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings moderates a discussion with a group of American children and teenagers concerning prejudice. Includes discussion of the physiological reasons for physical differences between races, reasons behind racial conflict, and various efforts to fight prejudice
The Kennedy assassination beyond conspiracy ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Forty years after he was fatally shot, more than 80 percent of Americans still believe there was a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy and that the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, did not act alone. ABC News showcases a three-dimensional, computer-generated reconstruction of the assassination, more than 70 interviews, and some of the more than four million documents related to the death to prove that theories of a conspiracy are unfounded
Common miracles the new American revolution in learning ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Examines communities across America which are discovering how to liberate the human potential in each child. Correspondents Peter Jennings and Bill Blakemore reveal how we are enabling students to uncover their special strengths and become eager learners. Examines interactive study, individualized apprenticeships, catch-up programs, and parental power in the schools. Features interviews with children, parents, psychologists, educators, and scientists
45/85 America and the world since World War II ( visu )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
An oral/visual history of the U.S. goal of containing Communism from 1945-1985. Peter Jennings and Ted Koppel, ABC-TV news correspondents, guide viewers through four decades of American foreign policy
The century America's time ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Anchored by Peter Jennings of ABC News, this series takes an era-by-era look at America's evolution during the turbulent 20th century
War with Iraq stories from the front ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
ABC News correspondents travel with all four branches of the Armed Forces in Iraq as they head into combat. It's a snapshot of their lives and experiences as people, not just as reporters and their lives and relationships with their military counterparts
Growing up in the age of Aids ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Geared toward teenagers, this is a discussion of the issues, facts and fallacies surrounding AIDS, hosted by Peter Jennings. Filmed before a live audience, with the Surgeon General and leading experts answering questions from the audience and callers from around the country
The fight against pain examining the impact of pain on our daily life ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
This ABC News series reports on the causes of pain and the impact it has on our lives. The program also examines new and promising treatments
The search for Paul ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
An investigation into the life of the Apostle Paul. Biblical scholars from a variety of backgrounds discuss Paul's role in the transformation of Christianity from a small Jewish sect into a world religion and examine how he contributed to the conception of Jesus that has survived to the present day. Peter Jennings travels to Tarsis, Turkey, Paul's birthplace, and various locations along the way of Paul's journeys
Men, sex & rape ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings raises questions about men and rape: how men really view women, effects of topless bars, and provocative women's clothing on male behavior. Features interviews with rapists and their victims which expose motives and effects. Discusses punishments enacted against rapists as a solution
In search of America by Peter Jennings( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Jennings explores current debates about American life and character. Along the way, he also tries to answer the question of whether traditional American values have withstood the test of time
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Alternative Names
Jennings, Peter Charles 1938-2005
ジェニングス, ピーター
English (128)
Chinese (1)
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