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Lyman, Will

Works: 809 works in 1,643 publications in 1 language and 62,283 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Television programs  Biography  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Television news programs  Personal narratives  Case studies 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Speaker, Performer, Contributor, Author, Commentator
Classifications: DS557.5, 959.7043
Publication Timeline
Publications about Will Lyman
Publications by Will Lyman
Most widely held works by Will Lyman
Ghosts of Rwanda ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,539 libraries worldwide
Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis
Vietnam : a television history by Judy Crichton( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
Explore the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached
Growing up online by Rachel Dretzin Goodman( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
FRONTLINE examines the very public private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about how the Internet is transforming childhood. Not so long ago, the digital world was the province of adults, business, and the world of work. Today, there is a very definite teen cyberculture, developed by kids who are growing up online. This digital world provides a private space, where kids communicate with their friends, do schoolwork, and also face the dangers posed by predators and cyberbullies. The Internet is forging a society with fundamentally different properties, leaving parents grapple with the question of how to manage kids interactions with a world where the partition between public and private has effectively disappeared
Muslims : an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century ( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Looks at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria and the United States, this program explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, looks at the political forces at work among Muslims around the world, emphasizes Islam's kinship with Christianity and Judaism, and examines the diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people
Frontline ( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
In recent years, there's been a dramatic increase in the number of children being diagnosed with serious psychiatric disorders and prescribed medications that are just beginning to be tested in children. The drugs can cause serious side effects, and virtually nothing is known about their long-term impact. "It's really to some extent an experiment, trying medications in these children of this age," child psychiatrist Dr. Patrick Bacon tells FRONTLINE. "It's a gamble. And I tell parents there's no way to know what's going to work."
Why the towers fell ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
For most people the image of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was not only a scene of unforgettable horror, it was a moment of unimaginable consequence. This follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the scrap steel yards and Ground Zero itself for evidence
The 50 years war : Israel and the Arabs by Norma Percy( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Begins with the 1947 U.N. decision to partition Palestine and charts the ensuing half-century of enmity, warfare, mediation and negotiations. Includes interviews and news clips of heads of state and other military and intelligence leaders. Episodes on the first disc cover Israel's struggle for statehood, including the victories against Arab armies in 1948 and 1967, and the history of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. The concluding program looks at the Yom Kippur War in 1973, the Camp David peace accord in 1978, the start of the Palestinian"Intifada" uprising in 1987, the Oslo agreement in 1993, and the current attempts to consolidate a shaky reconciliation
The question of God : Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the lives and insights of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis through dramatic storytelling and visual recreations, as well as interviews with biographers and historians. Interspersed throughout the film are discussions among a group of seven participants, moderated by Dr. Armand Nicholi, where Freud and Lewis are brought together in a great debate
Frontline ( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
" ... lays bare the science of vaccine safety and examines the increasingly bitter debate between the public health establishment and a formidable populist coalition of parents, celebrities, politicians and activists who are armed with the latest social media tools ... and are determined to resist pressure from the medical and public health establishments to vaccinate, despite established scientific consensus about vaccine safety."--Frontline website
Nixon ( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life during his early political career
Frontline ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
Examines the derivative securities market during the 1990s and explores early warnings of the financial crisis of 2008. Uncovers an intense battle between high-ranking members of the Clinton administration versus Elizabeth Brooksley Born who tried to sound the alarm about the need to regulate the emerging, highly complex, and lucrative derivatives markets. Examines Alan Greenspan's economic policies
Inside the meltdown ( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
"Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't stop and haven't been able to fix."--Container
The age of AIDS ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Winner of a 2007 Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism, after more than two decades of stigma, research, and education, Frontline presents the definitive chronicle of one of the worst pandemics ever known. Through interviews with researchers, activists, and patients, Frontline investigates the science, politics and human cost of this disease, and asks: what has been learned, and what must be done to stop AIDS?
Bush's war ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
"A two-part special series that tells the epic story of how the Iraq War began and how it has been fought, both on the ground and deep inside the government"--Http://
Frontline ( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
This documentary investigates how the credit card industry became so pervasive, lucrative, and politically powerful. Explores the techniques used by the industry to earn large profits and get consumers to take on more debt
What's up with the weather? ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 743 libraries worldwide
Examines both sides of the global warming debate
Poor Kids by Jezza Neumann( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Profiles three young girls and their families living in poverty in the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa, a part of the U.S. hard hit by the economic downturn that began in the late '00s
Frontline ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Frontline investigates the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11th and continues today. As big technology companies encouraged users to share more and more information about their lives, they created a trove of data that could be useful not simply to advertisers, but also to the government. The revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden would push Silicon Valley into the center of a debate over privacy and government surveillance
Frontline ( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Martin Smith and Abraham Lustgarten explore the corporate history of BP before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. This investigation reveals a history of safety and environmental violations
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Alternative Names
Lyman, William Remington, 1948-
Will Lyman acteur américain
Will Lyman Amerikaans acteur
Will Lyman attore statunitense
Will Lyman US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Уилл Лиман
ویل لیمن بازیگر آمریکایی
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