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Meyer, Muffie

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Grey Gardens by David Maysles( visu )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
Meet Big and Little Edie Beale: mother and daughter, high-society dropouts, and reclusive cousins of Jackie Onassis. The two manage to thrive together amid the decay and disorder of their East Hampton, New York, mansion, making for an eerily ramshackle echo of the American Camelot. An impossibly intimate portrait, this 1976 documentary by Albert and David Maysles, codirected by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, quickly became a cult classic and established Little Edie as a fashion icon and philosopher queen
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 1,401 libraries worldwide
"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
Benjamin Franklin by Jean Antoine Houdon( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
Traces Franklin's epic life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,102 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
American photography : a century of images by Ronald H Blumer( visu )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life-- influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in the matters of life and death, medicine, science, and war
Alexander Hamilton by John Trumbull( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 682 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
Liberty! : the American Revolution ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
Saving the national treasures ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
History meets technology in the ultimate preservation project. The nation's charters of freedom are in trouble. Since its creation over 200 years ago, the Declaration of Independence has seen plenty of abuse -- escaping the British armies rolled up in a saddlebag, traveling the country with the Continental Army, and baking in the window of the U.S. Patent Office. Now, the ink has faded so badly, it's rapidly disappearing. On top of that, the glass casements built to exhibit the Declaration in the National Archives started disintegrating, adding a new threat to the venerable parchment. A unique team of leading conservators, engineers, and historians came to the rescue. Over five years, NOVA's cameras followed their challenging, controversial plan to save the Declaration, the Bill of Rights, and the Constitution. NOVA captured behind-the-scenes debates and intricate engineering tests as the team figured out how to design state-of-the-art casements that would protect these precious documents from further damage. Saving the National Treasures is a compelling evocation of their turbulent history and an insider's look at the extraordinary technology that now safeguards America's charters of freedom. - Container
Dolley Madison : America's first lady ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 412 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"--Container
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
The mystery of matter : search for the elements ( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
An exciting PBS series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of--to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter
Making rounds ( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Profiles Dr. Valentin Fustin and Dr. Herschel Sklaroff, two leading cardiologists in the Cardiac Care Unit at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital, whose method of diagnosis favors listening to the patient over high-tech diagnostic testing
Julie Taymor : setting a scene ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The Tempest. The children are also given a taste of the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music
The Individual and tradition ( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 211 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
Dogs. the early years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The first program explores the world of dogs that go the extra step beyond man's best friend-- service dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs, celebrity dogs, sheepdogs and war dogs. The second program looks at puppies. Trainers, breeders, owners, vets, biologists and dog lovers of every kind talk about puppies - their talents and temperaments, needs and loves
Behind the scenes : [the complete series] ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the creative process behind the visual and performing arts. Goes behind the scenes with renowned artists and performers, covering fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theater. Profiles of David Hockney, Julie Taymor, Wayne Thiebaud, Matt Groening, David Parsons, JoAnn Falletta, Roberto Gil de Montes, Carrie Mae Weems, William Wegman, Allen Toussaint, Bobby McFerrin, Nancy Graves and Max Roach
The Empire of Reason ( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Docudrama recreating the ratification debates on the U.S. Constitution as if they were being covered by today's television news. Highlights the New York convention in July, 1788
Liberty! The American Revolution The Reluctant Revolutionaries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 130 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. This ad hoc committee later finds itself forming a government. The Continental Congress installs the first army and assigns the army's first general. Though the colonists were reluctant to break from Mother England, the first shot at Lexington, whether intentional or by accident, becomes a declaration of war and the revolution officially begins. While the Continental Army engages the British Empire, Thomas Jefferson submits the first draft of the Declaration of Independence for the Congress's approval
Liberty! The American Revolution The World Turned Upside Down ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 129 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
 
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