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Waterston, Sam

Works: 595 works in 1,165 publications in 4 languages and 37,680 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Military history  Biography  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Television plays, American  Television comedies  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Production personnel, Host, Author, Other, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sam Waterston
Publications by Sam Waterston
Most widely held works by Sam Waterston
The Civil War by Ken Burns( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 2,543 libraries worldwide
An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( visu )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,533 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( visu )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 2,169 libraries worldwide
About a mysterious American millionaire whose efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( visu )
68 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,166 libraries worldwide
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( visu )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature
The man in the moon ( visu )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 938 libraries worldwide
A poignant and bittersweet tale of tender sexual discovery in the rural Louisiana of the 1950s
The newsroom ( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
The Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on and off camera lives of its acerbic anchor, a new executive producer, and their newsroom staff
Interiors ( visu )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Brave and beautiful drama of three sisters: a writer, an actress, and one groping for identity. When their father decides to divorce their shattered mother and remarry a spunky middle-aged widow, the three young women struggle to come to terms--with each other, and with themselves
Time Life's Lost civilizations ( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 759 libraries worldwide
This Emmy-Award winning series for Outstanding Informational Series features original location cinematography in 25 countries, taking the viewer around the world on an incredible journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Tibet
Inca secrets of the ancestors ( visu )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Discusses the legendary kingdom of the Incas and the achievements of their society, including medical skills, engineering, and architectural marvels
Serial mom by John Waters( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Beverly Sutphin is a seemingly perfect homemaker who will stop at nothing to rid the neighborhood of anyone failing to live up to her moral code
Maya the blood of kings ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
While Europe was in the midst of the Dark Ages, the Maya of Central America were developing a culture responsible for a complicated writing system, mathematical and astrological calculations, and archaeological marvels. Explore ruins in the jungles of Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to understand a people both sophisticated and bloodthirsty and a society that collapsed with mysterious speed
Mesopotamia return to Eden ( visu )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
The roots of the world's major religions lie in the valleys of Mesopotamia's Fertile Crescent. Here archaeologists are digging for the sites of Biblical stories, and unearthing clues to the dawn of civilization
Hopscotch ( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having too much fun!
Egypt quest for immortality ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
With the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamen the world was provided with details of the ancient civilization of Egypt. In the land of the pharaohs a culture existed that believed in eternal life for all, from farmer to aristocrat. Now archaeologists are discovering the mysteries of the ancients, from preparing a mummy for burial to the technology necessary to raise enormous stone buildings
China dynasties of power ( visu )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Study the "dynasties of power" from the 2nd century B.C. through the rise of the first emperor to discover the achievements of ancient China. While uniting a vast land the Chinese built the 2,600-mile Great Wall, invented paper, printing, the compass and the world's first system of justice
Africa a history denied ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Because the white settlers of Africa couldn't believe that natives were responsible for the once great kingdoms of Great Zimbabwe and the Swahili Coast, these ancient cultures were either credited to wandering Phoenicians, the Queen of Sheba or other white travelers. Now the place where human history began is being reclaimed by descendants of those lost cultures, and the glories of their accomplishments are revealed
Greece a moment of excellence ( visu )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
500 years before the birth of Christ, the small city-states of Greece began a period of cultural excellence, and none was more advanced than Athens. Discover the architectural, intellectual, artistic, and cultural achievements of the period, including the original Olympic games. Discusses the elements that led to the end of the glorious "moment of excellence."
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( visu )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
The 1973 television production of William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing. Set in turn-of-the century United States, the production was originally staged on and off-Broadway by the New York Shakespeare Festival
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Alternative Names
Waterson, Sam 1940-
Waterston, Samuel A.
Waterston, Samuel A. 1940-
Waterston, Samuel Atkinson
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