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Meyer, Muffie

Overview
Works: 41 works in 153 publications in 1 language and 8,306 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Cross-cultural studies  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Documentary films  Drama  Pictorial works 
Roles: Producer, Director, Performer
Classifications: E302.6.F8, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Muffie Meyer
Publications by Muffie Meyer
Most widely held works about Muffie Meyer
 
Most widely held works by Muffie Meyer
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Liberty! is a exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today
Grey Gardens ( visu )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Grey Gardens captures the haunting relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Little Edie. Two endearing recluses happen to be aunt and first cousin to Jackie Onassis. They feed cats and racoons while they rehash the past behind the walls of the East Hampton mansion
Benjamin Franklin ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
Traces Franklin's life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Alexander Hamilton ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
One of the most controversial men of his age, Alexander Hamilton was a gifted statesman brought down by the fatal flaws of stubbornness, extreme candor, and arrogance. His life and career were marked by power, scandal, and tragedy
Dolley Madison America's first lady ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
"Dolley Madison lived through two wars, knew the first twelve Presidents, and watched America evolve from a struggling young republic to the first modern democracy in the world. At a time when women could neither vote nor participate officially in politics, Dolley Madison, wife of the fourth president James Madison, became one of the most influential and best loved figures of her day. When she died in 1849 at the age of 81-- one of the last remaining members of the founding generation--Washington City honored her with the largest state funeral the capital had ever seen."
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Pt. 3. What social values and ideals inform the dances we do? Why is something that one society views as elegant seen as shocking or silly in another context? Pt. 8. Examines how dance cultures meld with modern society on the brink of a new century
Behind the scenes with Julie Taymor ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The tempest. Shows children the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music
The Individual and tradition ( visu )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This program presents the history of choreography based on the creativity of Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, Martha Graham, Katherine Dunham, George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, Eiko and Koma, Sardono Kusumo, and Garth Fagan. Includes examples of contemporary choreography from the USA and Japan, as well as archival film footage
The reluctant revolutionaries Blows must decide ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Episode 1. In 1763 American colonists were happily British, and proud to be subjects of King George. With the end of the French and Indian war, America became a land of opportunity, and the future founding fathers were poised to take advantage of it. Then the British imposed a seemingly routine tax--the Stamp Act. It created a firestorm throughout the colonies as Americans saw their liberties and power threatened. Benjamin Franklin found himself in the center of controversy as relations between England and America unravelled--Container
The world turned upside down Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Episode 5. How do Americans, fighting in the name of liberty, justify the institution of slavery? The British hoped to exploit the contradictions posed by slavery and enlist the support of loyalists in the South, but they failed. The convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown trapped a weary British army led by Lord Cornwallis. Two years later, the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending eight years of fighting
Behind the scenes with David Parsons ( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A visit with choreographer David Parsons who shows how movement is transformed into pattern in dance
The times that try men's souls Oh fatal ambition! ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Episode 3. Days after the Declaration of Independence was signed an immense British force dropped anchor in New York harbor, pitting the largest professional army in the world against George Washington's army of untrained volunteers. Washington wanted to conduct the war in proper 18th cent. style, but after an early string of defeats he realized he had to avoid fighting at all costs and keep his army on the run. On Dec. 26, 1776, Washington led his army across the Delaware River, surprising a garrison of Hessian soldiers at Trenton
Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The newly independent United States struggled with bankruptcy and individual states which like sovereign nations. A Constitutional Convention was convened in 1787 to revise the Articles of Confederation, but wrote a revolutionary constitution instead. The ratification process defined what sort of nation the U.S. was to be
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Through interviews with historians and dramatic reenactments of eyewitness accounts, this documentary series chronicles the pivotal events that took place between 1763 and 1789 as the United States came into being. In 1763, America's capital city is London, Benjamin Franklin is considering retirement in England and no one connects Boston Harbor to tea parties. But British efforts to enforce the Stamp Act in 1765 bring protests in America, and attempts to impose sanctions on the colonies are met with increasing resistance. Dumping tea in Boston Harbor is the final straw. The British send troops to Massachusetts to quell the storm and install a military governor in the Spring of 1774. John Adams is called from Massachusetts to Philadelphia to become part of the first Continental Congress which included representatives from the thirteen colonies including George Washington, John Hancock, Samuel Adams and Thomas Jefferson
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The "united" states need funds and military support. Benjamin Franklin goes to France in hopes of creating an alliance that will provide both. He charms the French, but fails to loosen their purse strings. Meanwhile, John Burgoyne's British army marches down the Hudson River, trying to cut off New England from the other colonies. Burgoyne is thwarted by a continental force at Saratoga. News of Burgoyne's defeat encourages the French to help the American side. It is now a world war
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Days after the Declaration is signed, the British drop anchor in New York Harbor, sending the untrained American army packing. Washington's volunteer troops are driven the length of New Jersey. With just days of enlistment left for many recruits, a desperate Washington leads his army across the Delaware River early on December 26, 1776, to mount a surprise attack on Trenton. The enemy is routed. The American Revolution continues
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The British hope to exploit the contradictions posed in the South by slavery and also to enlist the support of southerners loyal to the crown. After a series of brutal engagements, however, it is apparent they have not won "the hearts and minds" of the South. The miraculous convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown traps a weary British army led by Lord Cornwallis. The end of the war is at hand
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
In the second episode, most Americans cannot imagine a complete break from Britain, even after shots are fired at Lexington. Powerful words push matters "over the edge" in 1776. A pamphlet, "Common Sense," and the Declaration of Independence argue that it is the natural right of men to govern themselves. For Americans, there is no looking back. George Washington's army is created. There will be war with England
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Peace and a burst of creativity comes to the United States. A distinctly American culture is about to be born. But governing the world's newest republic is not easy. Congress is ineffectual. Individual states act like sovereign nations. By the time the Constitutional Convention convenes in 1787, many wonder if the country can survive. The long ratification process that follows helps define what sort of nation the United States is to be, a process that continues to this day
 
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