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Sawyer, Forrest

Overview
Works: 162 works in 252 publications in 1 language and 5,825 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Television series  Television news programs 
Roles: Reporter, Correspondent, Host, Narrator, Author, Commentator
Classifications: E208, 973.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Forrest Sawyer
Publications by Forrest Sawyer
Most widely held works about Forrest Sawyer
 
Most widely held works by Forrest Sawyer
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( visu )
14 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
Frontline ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 842 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
How biased are you? ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Explores the history and practice of racism through its extreme manifestations, such as slavery, the Holocaust, segregation, bias crimes, and racial profiling, as well as its more subtle demonstrations, such as the pernicious subconscious biases that can exert an influence on everyday behavior. Uses hidden cameras to show the different experiences of black and white persons in the same situations, such as shopping in a store. Examines the provocative bias-sensitivity test developed by Anthony Greenwald and Mahzarin Banaji, which looks for hidden, subconscious biases. Looks at prejudice in children of various ages
Assault on gay America : the life and death of Billy Jack ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
In the telling of the life and death of Billy Jack Gaither, explores the roots of homophobia in America and asks how these attitudes, beliefs and fears contribute to the recent rise in violence against gays
The economic meltdown : how America's fiscal fallout triggered a global crisis ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Features five Frontline programs: Inside the Meltdown-Investigating the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years. Ten Trillion and Counting-The efforts to slow down the crisis added more debt. How debt constrains and challenges the government. Breaking the Bank-Wall Street risked billions and created massive losses, nearly breaking the banks. The Warning-Why did the meltdown happen? Cliffhanger-Investigation of how Washington has failed to solve the country's problems of debt
The world turned upside down ; Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 106 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
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The 'united' states remain in dire need of funds and military support. Congress dispatches Benjamin Franklin to France in hopes of creating an alliance which will provide both. Meanwhile, a British army marches down the Hudson River trying to cut off New England from the other colonies. The British are crushed by Americans at Saratoga. The French enter the conflict on the American side
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Days after the Declaration of Independence is signed, a British force arrives in New York harbor. Washington and his troops are driven to New Jersey. With only a few days of enlistment left for many of his volunteers, a desperate Washington leads his army quietly across the Delaware River on the day after Christmas, 1776, to mount a surprise attack on a sleeping garrison in Trenton
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The British hope to exploit the issue of slavery and to enlist the support of loyalists in the south. They fail. After a series of brutal engagements, the British army heads for Virginia, only to be trapped by the miraculous convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown. The end of the war is at hand
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Peace comes to the United States, but governing the world's newest republic is no simple task. Congress is ineffectual and 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 helps define what sort of nation the United States is to be - a process that continues to this day
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
A total break from Great Britain remains hard for Americans to imagine, even after shots are fired at Lexington and Concord. Words push matters "Over the Edge" in 1776. Common Sense argues that it is the natural right of men to govern themselves. The Declaration of Independence declares this same idea a "self-evident" truth. For Americans, there is no looking back. There will be war with England
Oh, fatal ambition! ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The "United" States were in need of funds and military support. Congress dispatched Benjamin Franklin to France in hopes of creating an alliance. The British army marched down the Hudson River and was crushed at Saratoga. The French entered the war on the American side
Blows must decide ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A total break from Great Britain remained hard for Americans to imagine, even after shots are fired at Lexington and Concord. Words pushed matters "over the edge" in 1776. Common Sense argued that it is the natural right of men to govern themselves. The Declaration of Independence declared this same idea a "self-evident" truth
Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 64 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 )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 60 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 )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 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 )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 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 )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 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 )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 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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