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Perkins, Jack 1933-

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Russia land of the tsars ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Documents Russia's history in regards to its rulers, known as the Tsars
Ernest Hemingway wrestling with life ( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
A biography of American author Ernest Hemingway, visiting places important to his life and work, sharing memories of friends and relatives, and excerpts from his letters and writings
Wolfgang Mozart ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 782 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
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 )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 775 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
Amelia Earhart queen of the air ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 728 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
Paul Revere, the midnight rider ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
He risked everything to free his nation. Now venture into the incredible life and legacy of Paul Revere, the master silversmith who forever changed the course of American history. Every child knows of Revere's thrilling "midnight ride," but beyond the folklore was a man at the center of a revolution. Although he is one of the country's first folk heroes -- inspiring Longfellow's famous 1861 poem -- few people realize that Revere also led the Sons of Liberty, risked death as a courier and spy, helped organize the Boston Tea Party, and used his smithery skills to engrave powerful propaganda that enraged British rulers. Biography presents a look at the famed patriot, chronicling his service as a Continental Army colonel in the war -- and beyond -- to his prosperous life as an early American industrialist
Modern marvels by Deborah Blum( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Stone by stone, uncover the mind-boggling truths behind the engineering marvels known as cathedrals - great testaments to faith that have remained virtually unchanged for over 900 years
Christopher Columbus explorer of the New World ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 641 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
Empire State Building by Andy Thomas( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 561 libraries worldwide
An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression
Sigmund Freud analysis of a mind by Arts and Entertainment Network( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 560 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 )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 549 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 benefitted from his philanthropy
Panama Canal ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 546 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
The Eiffel Tower by Arts and Entertainment Network( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 539 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
Cleopatra destiny's queen by Monte Markham( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 533 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
Martin Luther King, Jr. the man and the dream ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed race relations in America forever. His tireless efforts to end racial injustice through nonviolent means made him the soul of the Civil Rights movement. This program revisits the life and legacy of the legendary leader through interviews and extensive analysis of his speeches and sermons
Jesus his life ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 525 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
Beethoven the sound and the fury ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
A profile of Ludwig van Beethoven that examines his great works and historical events that shaped his art
The Statue of Liberty enlightening the world ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 487 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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 431 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
The Hatfields & McCoys an American feud ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
The tale of their epic feud is a staple of American folklore - but what really happened between the Hatfields and McCoys?
 
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Alternative Names
Jack Perkins American journalist
Jack Perkins Amerikaans oorlogsverslaggever
Jack Perkins journaliste américain
Джек Перкинс
Languages
English (154)
Spanish (1)
Polish (1)
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