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Perkins, Jack 1933-

Works: 387 works in 732 publications in 3 languages and 35,057 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographical television programs  Military history  Documentary films 
Roles: Narrator, Host, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: DK61, B
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Publications about Jack Perkins
Publications by Jack Perkins
Most widely held works by Jack Perkins
Wolfgang Mozart ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
Mozart scholars paint a portrait of the outcast master whose work would revolutionize nearly every area of music. Includes performances of Mozart's works by conductor Zubin Mehta, violinist Isaac Stern and flutist James Galway
Russia land of the tsars ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. This epic program encompasses nearly a thousand years of despair and rebellion, innovation and conflict. Explores the tumultuous lives of figures like Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. Events include the December Revolution and Napoleon's ill-fated invasion and how they changed history
Amelia Earhart queen of the air ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Looks at the life of aviatrix Amelia Earhart, the first woman pilot to cross the Atlantic solo, who vanished without a trace while she was attempting to fly around the world
Henry Ford ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
He made the automobile accessible to the common man. This is the fascinating story of the driven man who changed the way we all live. Henry Ford was one of the great innovators of his time. When the car he invented became so popular he couldn't build them fast enough, he came up with the modern assembly plant to meet demand. Profiles the life of the industrial giant who earned notoriety for his intolerance as well as his inventiveness. Traces his monumental career, from his first handbuilt car to saving his company with the introduction of the V-8 at an age when most men are long retired
Ernest Hemingway wrestling with life ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Ernest Hemingway from his childhood, through his years as a war correspondent, to his life as a writer in Cuba using archival footage and photographs and interviews with his family, friends and associates
Paul Revere, the midnight rider ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Discusses the real life of Paul Revere and the many contributions he made to his country
Christopher Columbus explorer of the New World ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 652 libraries worldwide
This video examines why one of the greatest explorer, who today is known for discovering America America died penniless and disgraced, was nearly forgotten
Mark Twain his amazing adventures by Jack, 1933- Bess, Blair. McGrath, Roger. Carkeet, David. Boyer, John V. White, Steve. Johnson, Paul. Stone, Christopher L. A & E Home Video (Firm) New Video Group Perkins( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Recounts Twain's life story--from his carefree boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri to the devastating tragedies of his later life--with rare photographs, expert interviews and excerpts from the stories that made him a legend
Panama Canal ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
The French began construction on the Panama Canal in 1880, but abandoned the project after nine years and a loss of 20,000 lives. The United States took over the project and completed it on January 7, 1914. This historical account of its construction examines the ingenuity and enterprise that went into making it one of the 20th-century's engineering wonders
Sigmund Freud analysis of a mind ( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
His revolutionary ideas transformed our conception of the mind. Yet the father of psychoanalysis was plagued by neurotic fears and troubling obsessions. Freud is arguably the most influential thinker of modern times. His theories continue to inspire discovery and debate. Revisit the life of the man who was once derided as the 'Doctor of Love'. From the childhood that inspired many of his radical ideas to his eventual worldwide fame, this program explores the details of Freud's life, including his obsessive behavior and dangerous bouts with addiction
Andrew Carnegie prince of steel ( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Andrew Carnegie, who went from being a poor Scottish immigrant to a fabled man of wealth. Carnegie built a fortune by amassing stock in the growth industries of trains and steel, then started sharing it. Today libraries, concert halls, and universities across the United States have benefited from his philanthropy
Martin Luther King, Jr. the man and the dream ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Explores how Martin Luther King's ideas, thoughts and causes evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the Civil Rights Movement
Cleopatra destiny's queen by Monte Markham( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
The Eiffel Tower by Arts and Entertainment Network( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
This historical tour of the world's most fabled and famous tower begins with the engineer behind it, Gustave Eiffel. When it was first built, just over a century ago, it provoked outrage and ire. The challenges and breakthroughs of its construction are examined
Empire State Building ( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression
The Statue of Liberty enlightening the world ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Discover the glory of this gift from France in a breathtaking look at the creation and restoration of "Liberty enlightening the world."
Sam Walton bargain billionaire ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Part P.T. Barnum, part Billy Graham, his vision transformed shopping in America and made him one of the world's richest men. Sam Walton started life out as a poor depression era baby in Oklahoma's dust bowl. He became the richest man in the nation, single-handedly building his chain of Wal-Mart stores into the world's largest retailer. See how Sam built his empire from a single store to a global chain in less than thirty years, sneaking up on established names like Sears and K-Mart and passing them by before they could adjust to his challenge
Jesus his life ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
He was a simple carpenter, yet His words transformed the course of Western Civilization. This is the inspiring account of the greatest story ever told, the life of Jesus of Galilee. From His birth in Bethlehem to His final days and crucifixion. Explore the mysteries and myths of His miraculous life and legacy. Walk the Holy Lands and hear His words. Discover new archaeological findings that are yielding fresh insights into the life and times of one of the most celebrated and revered figures in history
Mao Tse Tung China's peasant emperor by A & E Home Video (Firm)( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
This program--told through the accounts of those who have met and studied him, loved and loathed him--includes archive film and pictures going back to the very earliest days of Mao's life as well as unique film of China at the turn of the century
Leonardo da Vinci Renaissance master ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Polish and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Profiles the Italian Renaissance genius Leonard da Vinci who was both an artist and a visionary inventor
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