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Yellin, Tom

Overview
Works: 48 works in 78 publications in 2 languages and 3,498 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos  Television interviews 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: KF5130.S9, 342.73029
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Tom Yellin
Publications by Tom Yellin
Most widely held works by Tom Yellin
Girl rising by Richard Robbins( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
A documentary describing the education of nine girls from nine developing countries
Frontline ( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
"All of the federal government's efforts to stem the tide in the financial meltdown that began with the subprime mortgage crisis have added hundreds of billions of dollars to the national debt. FRONTLINE reports on how this debt will constrain and challenge the new Obama administration, and on the growing chorus on both sides of the aisle that without fiscal reform, the United States government may face a debt crisis of its own, which makes the current financial situation pale in comparison. Through interviews with leading experts and insiders in government finance, the film investigates the causes and potential outcomes of -- and possible solutions to -- America's $10 trillion debt." -- Container
Cartel land ( visu )
6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 743 libraries worldwide
"In the Mexican state of Michoacán Dr. José Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel. Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley, Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to stop Mexico's drug wars from seeping across our border. Heineman embeds himself n the heart of darkness as Nailer, El Doctor, and the cartel each vie to bring their own brand of justice to a society where institutions have failed." -- Back of container
America in primetime ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Contains the following four programs: Independent Woman; Man of the House; The Misfit; and The Crusader. Features more than a hundred in-depth interviews with the creators, writers and actors
The search for Paul ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
An investigation into the life of the Apostle Paul. Biblical scholars from a variety of backgrounds discuss Paul's role in the transformation of Christianity from a small Jewish sect into a world religion and examine how he contributed to the conception of Jesus that has survived to the present day. Peter Jennings travels to Tarsis, Turkey, Paul's birthplace, and various locations along the way of Paul's journeys
Guns ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The first part of the program returns to Stockton, California, a year after Patrick Purdy fired an AK-47 into a schoolyard full of children. The second part of the program is a panel discussion of politicians, special interest groups, and people whose lives have been touched by guns
America in Primetime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs and this one focuses on what they call the crusader
America in Primetime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
Key constitutional concepts by Robe Imbriano( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Offers three 20-minute videos which examine key constitutional concepts. The first explains why the nation's framers created the Constitution. The second describes the protection of individual rights by highlighting the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, affirming the right to an attorney. The last explores the separation of powers by examining the Supreme Court case of Youngstown v. Sawyer, a challenge to President Truman's decision to take over steel mills during the Korean War
The New civil war ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Tells seven distinct stories involving people under pressure from forces vehemently opposed to abortion or equally determined that a woman should have the right to choose
Frontline ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
All of the measures by the feds to stem the tide in the financial meltdown have added hundreds of billions of dollars to our national debt. Frontline reports on how this debt will constrain and challenge the new administration, and on the growing chorus, that without fiscal reform the US government may face a debt crisis of its own in years to come that make the current financial problems look almost painless by comparison
Minefield : the United States and the Muslim world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
ABC News anchor, Peter Jennings, gives a tour of the political, religious, and cultural complexities of the Islamic world, by giving a country-by-country assessment of relations with the United States
Jesus and Paul : the word and the witness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Peter Jennings Reporting: Jesus and Paul ... takes you back to a time and place when Christianity was a tiny movement and tells the story of Jesus and Paul ... Jennings talks with a wide variety of biblical scholars - secular and religious, Christian and Jewish ... and learns that Paul is no less a fascinating and contradictory figure in today's world than he was in his own."
The search for Jesus by Marcus J Borg( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Search for Jesus is a journalist's exploration of the historical figure of Jesus. Peter Jennings goes to the Holy Land and searches for clues to who Jesus was, what we know about his childhood, brief adult life and the circumstances of his death
Coming apart : Nothing to fear ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
In the early 1930's mass unemployment, widespread hunger, and a mood of fearful pessimism and simmering unrest were Herbert Hoover's legacy to America's new chief executive. This program spotlights the early days of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidency, where he scrambled to transform the New Deal from a campaign slogan to nothing short of a social revolution--while staving off attacks by those who viewed him as a dictator and his reforms as a threatening turn to the left
From the killing fields ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
In "From the Killing Fields" Peter Jennings anchors an in-depth investigative report from inside the war-torn country of Cambodia. Included are interviews with the nominal head of the anti-government coalition, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, military commanders in the fields, Americans along the border and American politicians who fail to understand what their government is doing. Questions are raised over whether the U.S. is assisting the Khmer Rouge directly or indirectly, and whether America is still fighting the Vietnam War--in Cambodia. In "Beyond Vietnam" Peter Jennings hosts a discussion with prominent individuals, including General William Westmoreland, about Vietnam and Cambodia 15 years after the "end" of the war
ABC 2000 : the new millennium highlights ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings conducts the tour that 175 million watched and celebrated with people from all over the globe, from New Zealand to Paris, from Egypt to Orlando, from Athens to New York's Times Square. He is joined by Barbara Walters, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer, Jack Ford, Connie Chung, Deborah Roberts and many others, with musical performances by the Bee Gees, Neil Diamond, Faith Hill, Enrique Iglesias, Billy Joel, Barry manilow, 'N Sync, Phish
Guantanamo ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
According to the Bush Administration, the war on terror requires new tactics and new thinking - including departure from the Geneva Conventions when deemed necessary - ever since the September 11 terrorist attacks, 2001. Afghanis and others captured at the Afghanistan-Pakistan border who were suspected of being terrorists, rightly or not, were imprisoned at Guantánamo, which was described by one official as "the legal equivalent of outer space." This program shows how George Bush's policies are implemented at Camp Delta, how they are vigorously defended in the name of national security, and how they are contested just as passionately on behalf of personal freedom and human rights. Reporter Peter Jennings interviews Gitmo's commanding general and former Administration insiders, shedding light on decision-making within the White House - while reports of innocents such as Kuwaiti Fawzi Al Odah and first-hand accounts of experiences inside the prison compose the darkest dimensions of the story
In search of America ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings reveals the unique connections between today's America and the original vision of the founding fathers
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus : but we have to live on earth by John Gray( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Barbara Walters hosts an eight-month journey of rediscovery for six married couples who agreed to be videotaped and profiled for this experiment. John Gray works with the couples and gives valuable advice on how to counteract the differences in communication styles, emotional needs, and modes of behavior to promote a greater understanding between men and women
 
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English (47)
Spanish (2)
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