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Percy, Norma

Overview
Works: 93 works in 147 publications in 4 languages and 2,367 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Drama  Television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: DS119.7, 956.04
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Publications about Norma Percy
Publications by Norma Percy
Most widely held works by Norma Percy
The 50 years war Israel and the Arabs ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Begins with the 1947 U.N. decision to partition Palestine and charts the ensuing half-century of enmity, warfare, mediation and negotiations. Includes interviews and news clips of heads of state and other military and intelligence leaders. Episodes on the first disc cover Israel's struggle for statehood, including the victories against Arab armies in 1948 and 1967, and the history of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. The concluding program looks at the Yom Kippur War in 1973, the Camp David peace accord in 1978, the start of the Palestinian "Intifada" uprising in 1987, the Oslo agreement in 1993, and the current attempts to consolidate a shaky reconciliation
The 50 years war Israel and the Arabs by Norma Percy( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Begins with the 1947 UN decision to partition Palestine and continues to current day (1998). The film includes interviews and news clips of heads of state and other military and intelligence leaders. Traces history of Palestinian Liberation Organization
Elusive peace Israel and the Arabs ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
President Clinton, Yasser Arafat, the Israeli Prime Ministers, their generals and advisors, and those behind the suicide bombs and assassinations tell what happened behind closed doors as peace talks gave way
Watergate ( visu )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Portrays an in-depth analysis of the notorious political scandal of the century, threatening the very roots of our constitutional democracy
Yugoslavia death of a nation ( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Using interviews with principal figures and archival footage, this six-part program traces the war in the former Yugoslavia from the country's initial breakup following the loss of communist control after Tito's death through the Dayton peace plan in November 1995
Nixon's China game ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
"In February 1972, after a quarter-century of mutual antagonism between the United States and China, President Richard Nixon traveled to Beijing for an historic encounter with Chairman Mao Tse-tung. The climax of a secret White House initiative headed by Henry Kissinger, the diplomatic breakthrough shocked both America's allies and its enemies. Drawing on recently declassified records and key eyewitnesses, the program recreates, step by dangerous step, the events leading up to what Nixon called "the week that changed the world.""--The American Experience website
Third-rate burglary ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
President Nixon declared war on his "enemies" and a secret police force took shape in the White House. When the president's men were caught red-handed in the Democrat's Watergate offices, exposure threatened. A massive cover-up, orchestrated by the President himself, seemed to succeed with Nixon's landslide 1972 re-election. Relieve history in the words of the perpetrators themselves
The fall of a president ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Nixon's next, hand-picked Special Prosecutor uncovers evidence so damning that the President's staunches supporters begin to defect. The House Judiciary Committee raises the spector of impeachment and slowly tightens the noose. A once-proud President Nixon resigns in disgrace. Relieve history in the words of the perpetrators and prosecutors themselvs
The conspiracy crumbles ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The cover-up begins to crumble when John Dean, the designated fall-guy, turns stool pigeon. The existence of the Oval Office Tapes is revealed. Nixon tries to strong-arm FBI into shutting down the Special Prosecutor's office. And a tarnished vice-president is forced to resign. Relive history in the words of the perpetrators and prosecutors themseleves
Israël et les Arabes 1948-2005 by Norma Percy( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in French and English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Cette série documentaire nous dévoile les dessous des politiques arabes et israéliennes à travers les voix de leurs principaux acteurs, celles des chefs d'Etats, Premiers ministres, responsables politiques et militaires, mais aussi celles des instigateurs des attentats-suicides et des assassinats. Ils nous révèlent les arrières des coulisses lorsque les négociations de paix s'effondrent et que la violence explose. Ces témoignages contredisent l'image habituelle de l'hostilité implacable de la totalité du monde arabe envers Israël. Le film relate en effet un nombre incroyablement élevé de rencontres secrètes de part et d'autre des lignes de front et ce depuis plus de cinquante ans.DVD 1 : 1948-1998: la guerre de 50 ans. DVD 2 : 1999-2005 : une guerre intarissable
Watergate ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
As the Watergate Affair continued to unfold the White House appointed a new special prosecutor, Leon Jaworski, thinking he would be less troublesome than Cox, but he extracted from the White House evidence so incriminating that even the most conservative members of Congress abandoned the president. Film concludes with a threat of impeachment and Nixon's resignation
Watergate ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
As Nixon began his second term in office the Watergate burglars, about to be sentenced, began to demand money to buy their silence. John Dean was targeted to take the fall but refused and agreed to co-operate with the prosecution. Then Alexander Butterfield revealed the tapings in the Oval Office indicating a new body of evidence was available
Watergate ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
This documentary series on the Watergate Affair begins in 1970 when the expansion of the Vietnam War ignited such massive protests that Nixon began to fear he would lose the next election. His response was to order intelligence agency operations to deliver proof of subversion. A secret police force began to operate out of the White House. This segment ends as five burglars are arrested for breaking into Democratic Party headquarters located in the Watergate building
Watergate ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
After the arrest of the Watergate burglars the series of slip-ups continued and the crime was eventually connected to the White House. Key administration officials in the White House including Hunt, Liddy, Magruder, Mitchell and Kleindienst received the news and began to struggle with the issue. The first files of evidence were burned and the objective was made clear to "contain Watergate."
Watergate ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This episode of the continuing saga of Watergate tells the story of the rise and fall of the special prosecutor, Archibald Cox, and how sober, well-informed senior attorneys at the Justice Department became serously concerned over the impact Watergate would eventually have upon Constitutional government
Countdown to war by Ronald Harwood( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The inside story of the weeks that led to World War II based on the private papers of those who took part
The death of Yugoslavia ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Serbian and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the background to the Yugoslavian war, the religious and ethnic differences, and the use of Serbian, Croat and Slovene nationalism. We see how political action resulted in the devastation and ethnic cleansing of the war
Coup ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Documentary examines the reasons for the "coup", who was involved, and why the coup failed. Includes interviews taken from the State Prosecutor's interrogations of the coup plotters, and Gorbachev's own home made video while being held prisoner in his dacha. Yeltsin becomes even more the people's favorite
Israël et les Arabes by Norma Percy( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The Second Russian revolution ( visu )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Documentaireserie over de politieke gebeurtenissen in de Sovjet-Unie van de afgelopen vijf jaar, waarin Michael Gorbatsjov een centrale rol speelt
 
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English (53)
French (8)
Serbian (2)
German (1)
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