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Grubin, David

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Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 3,250 libraries worldwide
"With the incisive style that has made Bill Moyers's skills as an interviewer legendary, and the dynamic interplay of text and art that has made his previous books international bestsellers, Healing and the Mind is a landmark work, destined to influence how America thinks about sickness and health."--Jacket
The language of life : a festival of poets by Bill D Moyers( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 2,094 libraries worldwide
Presents the author's interviews with contemporary poets from diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds discussing their work, lives, and creativity. Includes a selection of poems by each author
The secret life of the brain ( visu )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,003 libraries worldwide
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
FDR by David Grubin( visu )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,473 libraries worldwide
Learn the story of one of America's most beloved Presidents. Includes rare archival footage and home movies as well as fascinating interviews with family members, friends, biographers, and eyewitnesses to the Roosevelt saga
Abraham and Mary Lincoln a house divided ( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
A six part program which examines the Lincolns' family life and marriage, Abraham Lincoln's presidency, and the Civil War era
The Buddha the story of Siddhartha by David Grubin( visu )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,348 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
Napoleon : soldier, emperor, lover, statesman by David Grubin( visu )
42 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
Framed by the grand sweep of history, woven from intimate accounts of and by the man himself, this program is a tale as grand as any novel, a story of passion, vaunting ambition, and pride ending in exile and loss
Truman ( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
The story of the unlikely rise of a gritty American original, Harry Truman. He was a farmer, a bankrupt businessman, an unknown politician from Missouri who suddenly found himself president. Of all the men who had held America's highest office, Harry Truman was the least prepared, but he would prove to be a surprise. Facing some of the biggest crises of the century, Truman would end the war with Germany, use the atomic bomb against Japan, confront an expanding Soviet Union and wage war in Korea-all while the woman he adored, his wife Bess, refused to stay in the White House and play the role of First Lady
TR by David Grubin( visu )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
Documentary about Theodore Roosevelt. Explores the influence of Roosevelt's childhood, his rise to the U.s. Presidency, and the years after he left office
LBJ by David Grubin( visu )
21 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Lyndon B. Johnson's political life from his early career through the years of his presidency
Destination America ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
Destination America looks at the driving forces that have compelled individuals to immigrate to America and, in particular, the immigration of women who have come to this country in search of opportunity and basic human rights denied them in their homelands
The Jewish Americans ( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
"Twenty-five years ago, renowned scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a series of interviews that became one of the most enduringly popular programs ever aired on PBS. In dialogues that adroitly span millennia of history and far-flung geography, the two men discuss myths as metaphors for human experience and the path to transcendence, touching on topics as diverse as world religion, heroic figures, and pop culture. Now featuring newly recorded introductions by Bill Moyers, this series demonstrates that, despite superficial differences between cultures, all stories are humanity's story." -- Back of container
Marie Antoinette by David Grubin( visu )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 798 libraries worldwide
There is more to the story of Marie Antoinette than the simplistic tale of how a frivolous sovereign helped provoke the uprising that became the French Revolution. She was, in fact, a tender-hearted, complex woman, whose tragic awakening came too late to save her from the guillotine. Without losing sight of the dire inequities in 18th century France, this program paints a surprising portrait in which Marie Antoinette emerges as a sympathetic and, in the end, courageous figure
RFK ( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
This probing and perceptive biography reassesses the remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert Francis Kennedy. A man who would almost certainly have been president if his violent assassination hadn't intervened. Features extensive interviews with family members, friends, journalists, Washington insiders, and civil rights activists. Profiles the pivotal roles RFK played in the many major events of the 1960's - the Cuban Missile Crisis, the civil rights movement, and the war in Vietnam
America 1900 ( visu )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
The American Experience looks at the pivotal year 1900. Following a range of characters, from famous public figures to ordinary citizens, this program chronicles a year in the life of the nation by examining the forces of change that would ultimately shape the coming century
The power of the past, with Bill Moyers-- Florence ( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Guided by experts, art historians, and Florentine citizens, Bill Moyers tours Florence's rich Renaissance legacy, exploring the roots of the common artistic, architectural, and human heritage of modern Western civilization
Bill T. Jones still/here ( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
A look at dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones's highly acclaimed dance, "Still/Here". At workshops around the country, people facing life-threatening illnesses are asked to remember the highs and lows of their lives, and even imagine their own deaths. They then transform these feelings into expressive movement, which Jones incorporates into the dance "Still/Here". Jones demonstrates the movements of his life story--his first encounter with white people, confusion over his sexuality, his partner Arnie Zane's untimely death from AIDS, and Jones's own HIV status
Abraham and Mary Lincoln a house divided ( visu )
32 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Discusses the lives and relationship of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln
Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Celebrated journalist Bill Moyers combines intimate, one-on-one interviews and public performances in this celebration of modern poetry's diverse voices. Featured poets include National Book Award honorees, Pulitzer Prize winners, and a former U.S. Poet Laureate, as well as accompaniment by the famed Paul Winter Consort
 
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