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Birnbaum, Bernard

Overview
Works: 26 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 830 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN4874.M89, 070.195
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Publications about Bernard Birnbaum
Publications by Bernard Birnbaum
Most widely held works by Bernard Birnbaum
McCarthy years ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Narrated by former CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite, The McCarthy Years turns back the clock to the 1950s, a time when the country lurched into a murky period of blacklists and witch-hunts for alleged Communists, all led by a young Senator named Joseph McCarthy. Murrow's broadcasts from the 1950s show McCarthy's abuse of power and signal the emergence of television news as an influential force in American life. Features footage of Roy Cohn, Bobby Kennedy, and McCarthy's denunciation of Murrow
CBS reports ( Computer File )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Today, busing as a vehicle of public school desegregation is being phased out, but in 1971, when it was first mandated by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Swann ruling, it was a volatile new process that had strongly polarized public opinion in many communities throughout the U.S. Filmed only five years after the controversial precedent was first put into practice, this program looks at events in Charlotte and Boston, two places that stand as icons in the busing battle
Harvest of shame ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Documentary showing the degradation and exploitation of migrant farmworkers in the United States. This broadcast lead to the passage of laws protecting the worker's rights
20 years on the road with Charles Kuralt ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Charles Kuralt began his now famous television show On the road in 1967 for CBS. This program, made in 1987, is a compilation of the highlights of twenty years of his television journalism - a touching, funny and sometimes rather amazing look at people and places across the United States
Good night and good luck the Edward R. Murrow television collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the career of broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow from his beginnings as a radio broadcaster during World War II to the end of his television career with CBS in 1961. Uses extensive footage from Murrow's work in television broadcasting to demonstrate his primacy in the development of modern American broadcast journalism
The best of See it now ( Computer File )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Murrow's award winning program "See it Now" invited viewers to witness history and to meet the people directly shaping events from 1951-1958. Includes excerpts from programs on the Korean War, school desegregation in the South, elections, atomic energy, storms, Carl Sandburg, Marian Anderson in Asia, Grandma Moses, and Louis Armstrong
The best of Person to person ( Computer File )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Murrow's popular television series "Person to Person" introduced audiences to the private lives of celebrated figures. Presents excerpts of interviews recorded in the 1950s and early 1960s
A question of values ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
In this 1969 news program, reporter John Laurence explores the big issues that divided the generations in the late 1960's, such as attitudes towards religion, civil disobedience, sex, war and drugs. A sampling of 2,000 interviews with parents and young people ages 17 to 25 revealed a split not only between young and old but also between college students and their noncollegiate contemporaries, all in an era already marked by social, political and racial divisions
Unforgettable people ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Kuralt shows a car that runs on corn cobs, the world's largest ball of string and introduces more than a dozen colorful American families and working people
A profile of dissent ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In this 1969 news program, reporter John Laurence takes a look at how the youth of the 60s rejected their parents' political views and cultural values, differing greatly in their opinions toward the role of civil disobedience and violence. Includes interviews with young people ages 17 to 25 and their parents concerning their political and social attitudes. Also presents an interview of San Francisco State University president Dr. S.I. Hayakawa
CBS reports: Generations apart a profile of dissent ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In this 1969 news program, reporter John Laurence takes a look at how the youth of the 60s rejected their parents' political views and cultural values, differing greatly in their opinions toward the role of civil disobedience and violence. Includes interviews with young people ages 17 to 25 and their parents concerning their political and social attitudes. Also presents an interview of San Francisco State University president Dr. S.I. Hayakawa
Colleges, Cambodia, confrontation ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The program, airing on a day of massive protests in Washington D.C., examines how President Nixon's decision to send troops in Cambodia had a devisive impact on the government and the country
The Lost art of the Tlingit of Alaska ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tlingit craftsmen of Yakutat, Alaska, demonstrate native arts
CBS reports: Generations apart a question of values ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In this 1969 news program, reporter John Laurence explores the big issues that divided the generations in the late 1960's, such as attitudes towards religion, civil disobedience, sex, war and drugs. A sampling of 2,000 interviews with parents and young people ages 17 to 25 revealed a split not only between young and old but also between college students and their noncollegiate contemporaries, all in an era already marked by social, political and racial divisions
Christmas in Appalachia ( visu )
2 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Describes the stark poverty and hopelessness of one million people living in the desolation of Appalachia as exemplified by the abandoned coal-mining community of Whitesburg, Ky. Pictures the worn faces and discourgement of the adults, the children who have scant prospects of gaining any education, and the broken remnants of buildings that serve as homes, pointing out that for these people Christmas is a barren experience in a country of affluence
Sunday morning ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Describes the legacy of hope that John F. Kennedy left. Looks at the intangible influences his life continues to wield in the arts and in human goodness, e.g., the Peace Corps. Includes an interview with Sen. Jay Rockefeller (W. Va.)
Television and politics ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Outlines the history of political television commercials, beginning in 1948. Examines many campaign commercials that use Madison Avenue techniques to package and sell politicians. Newsman Mike Wallace questions politicians and political consultants who plan and produce the candidates' commercials
The Edward R. Murrow collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Tracks the extraordinary career of Edward R. Murrow, the first hero of American broadcasting journalism
Adventure ( visu )
1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"The series emphasizes a sequence of fascinating stories about the earth, sea, and the heavens. The series emanates from what is probably the richest repository of scientific treasures in the world, the American Museum of Natural History, and it has at its disposal all of the museum's unique and virtually unlimited resources."--1954 Peabody Digest. This episode opens with a live segment from Niagara Falls, with Charles Collingwood reporting about a recent rockslide at Prospect Point. The episode also features a pre-recorded documentary about the Navajo Indians' tribal life and customs on the Reservation, and the cultural clash between traditional ways and modern methods, especially with regard to medicine
Is anyone out there learning? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Examines many of the problems that schools face in the United States, explores some of the reasons these problems exist, and proposes solutions to overcome them in the future
 
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