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Jennings, Peter 1938-2005

Works: 564 works in 1,007 publications in 2 languages and 24,582 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Internet videos  Historical television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Host, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Interviewer, Reporter, Performer, Speaker, Moderator, 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 )
16 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 3,464 libraries worldwide
The Century presents history as it was lived, and as it will be remembered for the next hundred years. Here is a keepsake volume destined to be an essential part of every family's library: an epic journey through the last hundred years, whose heroes are our grandparents, our parents, ourselves
In search of America by Peter Jennings( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,701 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
Manufacturing Consent : Noam Chomsky and the Media by Mark Achbar( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Explores the political life and times of the controversial author, linguist and radical philosopher, Noam Chomsky. Highlighting his analysis of media, Chomsky focuses on democratic societies where populations not disciplined by force are subject to more subtle forms of ideological control
The century : America's time by Peter Jennings( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 444 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
Hiroshima : why the bomb was dropped ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
This documentary television film examines the reasons behind the decision to use the atom bomb against Japan during World War II
The Fabulous sixties, 1968 ( visu )
21 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
The Sixties--an era of sharp contrast, and a decade that was unlike any other in world history
The search for Jesus ( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 297 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 fabulous 60s ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 271 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 241 libraries worldwide
Explores the legacy of the 1980's, a time of triumphs and tragedies
The century by Peter Jennings( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Presents a history of the twentieth century that chronicles the great events and personalities of the past hundred years
The Kennedy assassination : beyond conspiracy ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 231 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
Prejudice : answering children's questions ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 226 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
Schwarzkopf, how the war was won ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 226 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 Gun Fight : the Power and Politics of the NRA ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
The National Rifle Association is arguably the most powerful-and least understood-grassroots organization in America. In this program, ABC News anchor Peter Jennings reports on where the NRA derives its power and how it wields influence through lobbying and financing campaigns. Mr. Jennings starts by interviewing NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and then talks to friends of the association: members, gun makers, and elected officials. The report reveals that despite school shootings, lawsuits, and the Million Mom March on Washington, NRA membership is at an all-time high. It also looks at how lobbyists and staunch allies can quickly become enemies if they disagree even once with NRA policy
The Search for Jesus : Peter Jennings Reporting ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
What traces might Jesus have left in the arid lands he once called home? In this program, ABC News anchor Peter Jennings engages a group of religious experts in an exchange of ideas as controversial as they are fascinating. James Strange, a Baptist minister and archaeologist digging in the Galilee; Dominic Crossan, a former monk with a fiercely political image of Jesus; Hanan Eschel, a Jewish archaeologist who views the ancient Holy Land as something akin to 1960s Berkeley; and the Reverend Thomas Wright, a canon theologian who supports traditional and evangelical views of Jesus, provide keen insights into the life of arguably the most famous man in history
Hiroshima : why the bomb was dropped ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings presents a documentary on President Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb on Hiroshima during World War II
Common miracles : the new American revolution in learning ( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 154 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
War with Iraq : stories from the front ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 150 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
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 129 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
Peter Jennings Reporting-No Place to Hide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Examines high-tech monitoring methods that promise greater safety and security but threaten personal privacy. Shows how supercomputers are used to obtain data on American households and how law enforcement and government intelligence agencies rely on this information. Surveillance technology is also used by Las Vegas casinos
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Alternative Names
Jennings Peter Charles
Jennings, Peter Charles 1938-2005
Jennings, Peter Charles Archibald Ewart
Peter Jennings Amerikaans journalist (1938-2005)
Peter Jennings amerykański dziennikarz telewizyjny
Peter Jennings người dẫn chương trình tin tức
Peter Jennings US-amerikanischer Journalist
Дженнингс, Питер
פיטר ג'נינגס
بيتر جينينغز
پیتر جنینگز ژورنالیست آمریکایی
피터 제닝스
ジェニングス, ピーター
English (163)
Chinese (3)
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