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Yellin, Tom

Overview
Works: 44 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 1,617 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Documentary television programs  Trials, litigation, etc  Interviews  Military history 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: HJ2051, 339.5230973
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Tom Yellin
Publications by Tom Yellin
Most widely held works by Tom Yellin
Frontline ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 678 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
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. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
The search for Paul ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 138 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 113 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
Ten trillion and counting ( Computer File )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 92 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 the U.S. national debt. This episode of Frontline reports on how this debt constrains and challenges the Obama administration and on the growing chorus that, without fiscal reform, the U.S. government may face a debt crisis of its own in years to come that would make the current financial problems look almost painless by comparison
The New civil war ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 57 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
The Constitution project ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 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
Jesus and Paul the word and the witness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 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 28 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, and what we can know about his childhood, brief adult life and the circumstances of his death
Minefield the United States and the Muslim world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 27 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
From the killing fields ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 25 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
In search of America by Peter Jennings( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Peter Jennings reveals the unique connections between today's America and the original vision on the founding fathers
ABC 2000 the new millennium highlights ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 20 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
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 19 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
Bitter medicine pills, profit and the public health ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This program looks at the pharmaceutical industry and the way it is profiting from government funding. It also looks at why drugs cost so much and how they became so profitable for their makers
Guantanamo ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"According to the Bush administration, the war on terrorism requires new tactics and new thinking--including departure from the Geneva Convention when deemed necessary. Guantanamo shows how that policy is implemented at Camp Delta, how it is vigorously defended in the name of national security, and how it is contested just as passionately on behalf of personal freedom and human rights."--Container
TV news magazines taking over prime time ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Uprising! Afghanistan's deadliest battle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"The incredible story of the prisoner uprising in Northern Afghanistan that exploded into the war's deadliest battle and lead the capture of the so-called American Taliban, John Walker Lindh." from The Documentary Group website
Climate of doubt the politics of global warming ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Coming apart Picture this ( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In the late 1940's, while the Soviet Union and the U.S. eyed each other over the Iron Curtain, conservative Americans at all levels of society worried about communist infiltration--especially in the movie industry, since that medium plays a huge role in shaping public perceptions and attitudes. This program reveals a time of McCarthyism and career-ending blacklists, a time when freedom of speech itself became a casualty in the desperate fight to protect democracy from "The red menace."
 
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