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Ives, Stephen

Works: 145 works in 413 publications in 1 language and 17,294 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Historical television programs  Action and adventure films  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Artist
Classifications: F591, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Stephen Ives
Publications by Stephen Ives
Most widely held works by Stephen Ives
The West by Ken Burns( visu )
46 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,375 libraries worldwide
" ... the definitive account of the hope, heartbreak and mythic adventureof Americas's move west through the unforgettable personal stories ofthose who lived it."--Box for each container
The Congress ( visu )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Explores the history and promise of one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. The film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
While not looking the part, Seabiscuit was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. In the 1930s, when Americans longed to escape the grim realities of Depression-era life, four men turned Seabiscuit into a national hero
Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Faces of America introduces a wide range of cultural figures--representing a vast range of cultural and ethnic roots--to their ancestors and their stories, from the old country through the journey to America. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of authors, actors, musicians, athletes, educators, intellectuals and discovers stories and figures that had been forgotten or lost through the generations. Through original documents and photos, the program explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Along the way, Gates offers up a rich pageant of immigrant stories and reminds viewers that, if you trace the lineage of almost any American family back far enough, you will find an immigrant story
Panama Canal ( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
[Episode 2]. It's a free country: Ask Americans what the Constitution's most important feature is, and most will say it's the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Peter explores the history of the Bill of Rights, and also takes on several stories ripped from the headlines, involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and right to privacy
American experience ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, the film will follow some of the most prominent figures of the time
Custer's last stand ( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Like everything else about General George Custer, his martyrdom was shrouded in controversy and contradictions. The final act of his larger-than-life career played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. In the end, his death would launch one of the greatest myths in American history
New Orleans ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
A profile of the city of New Orleans, focusing especially on its pre-Katrina history
American experience ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year
Grand Coulee Dam ( visu )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the construction of the Coulee Dam, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world when it was completed in 1941, discussing both its positive and negative effects, and focusing on its impact upon the lives and culture of Native Americans
Las Vegas ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States
Las Vegas : an unconventional history by Michelle Ferrari( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Reporting America at war a film ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century--and beyond
Kit Carson ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
"This film draws upon rich archival materials, original recreations, and interviews with authors and historians to bring the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier to vivid life, and provide a lens on a pivotal but little-understood era in American history"--Container
Empire upon the trails by Stephen Ives( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 302 libraries worldwide
In the early 1800's, no one knew who would control the seemingly infinite spaces of the West but hopeful Americans moved onward toward "Manifest Destiny", as they determined to make the West their own. Mountain men, such as Joe Meek, found more adventure than profit as they searched for furs. Missionaries such as Narcissa Whitman travelled West along with others who tried their luck on the Oregon Trail while in Mexican Texas, Sam Houston carved out his own independent republic
Fight no more forever by Stephen Ives( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 293 libraries worldwide
By the 1870s there were only a few pockets of resistance against the nation's push to conquer the West. On the Great Plains, Sitting Bull followed his mystical visions and urged his Lakota people to fight rather than surrender their sacred Black Hills and traditional way of life. Custer's "Last stand" would also become, in effect, the last stand of the Sioux as a free people. In Utah, the Morman patriarch Brigham Young would be forced to choose between saving his church or sacrificing his spiritual son. Farther west, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce would find himself helping to lead one of the most extraordinary military compaigns in American history
The speck of the future by Stephen Ives( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
"The Gold Rush brings the whole world to the West, as 49ers from Asia, South America and the eastern states scramble for 'a share of the rocks, ' littering the hills with mining towns and creating the West's first metropolis. But in the push to strike it rich, many are violently pushed aside."--Http://
The people by Stephen Ives( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
"The West begins as the whole world to the people who live there. It becomes a New World when Europeans arrive, a world shaken by incompatible visions. And almost three centuries later, when Lewis and Clark venture west to find a Northwest Passage, this world becomes the testing-ground for a young nation's continent-spanning dream."
One sky above us by Stephen Ives( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
"As settlers race to claim tribal lands, Native Americans take up the Ghost Dance, trusting in its power to restore a lost way of life until their hopes are crushed at Wounded Knee. The new century marks a new era in the West, an age of aqueducts and smelters. But the West remains what it has always been, a world waiting for a dream."
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