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Sawyer, Forrest

Overview
Works: 132 works in 248 publications in 1 language and 5,864 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Television programs  Documentary films  Internet videos  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Historical films 
Roles: Reporter, Correspondent, Host, Author, Narrator, 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 )
32 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,834 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 )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
"All of the federal government's efforts to stem the tide of the financial meltdown have added hundreds of billions of dollars to an already staggering national debt, a sum that is expected to double over the next 10 years to more than $23 trillion. In Ten Trillion and Counting, FRONTLINE traces the politics behind this mounting debt and investigates what some say is a looming crisis that makes the current financial situation pale in comparison."--Frontline web site
Liberty! : the American Revolution ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 488 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
How biased are you? ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 366 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 )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 283 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 239 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
Liberty! : the American Revolution ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 190 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
Binge drinking right to party? ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Banning alcohol on college campuses to curb binge drinking-periodic episodes of excessive alcohol consumption-has sparked violence and debate around the country. This program visits some troubled universities and talks to their presidents about community coalitions, alcohol education programs, alternative activities, and other initiatives as substitutes for bans. In addition, students present their own ideas about student rights and how best to deal with on-campus alcohol abuse and the associated issues of crime and unsafe sex
America the ugly searching for a better way to live ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Program looks at suburban sprawl and how town planners are trying to create a more intimate community environment. Includes interview with architect and town planner Andres Duany who is part of the new urbanism movement
The world turned upside down ; Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 82 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! : the American Revolution ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 68 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
Taking on the Boys' Club Women in the Workplace ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Part one (15 min.) examines the sexism faced by two women in high professional positions. The women are Dr. Frances Conley, a brain surgeon, and Nancy Ezola, an attorney. Part two (20 min.) focuses on sexual harassment issues in the U.S. Military and other organizations
Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 66 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
Blows must decide ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A total break from Great Britain remained hard for Americans to imagine, even after shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. Words pushed matters "over the edge" in 1776. Thomas Paine's pamphlet, 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
Rage to revenge the science of violence ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
What goes on in the human body when a person becomes angry? Experts Bushman, Ekman and Lightman assert that the cause of human aggression lies in the physiology of violent emotions. Case histories to demonstrate the self-damaging impact of hate and the positive power of forgiveness support their conviction that a quantifiable mind/body connection exists. Evidence is also provided which indicates that venting - long believed to relieve anger - can actually reinforce aggressive behavior
Frontline ( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 45 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 our national debt. Frontline reports on how this debt will constrain and challenge the new administration, and on the growing chorus, that without fiscal reform the US government may face a debt crisis of its own in years to come that make the current financial problems look almost painless by comparison
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 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 19 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
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 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
 
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