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Squires, Buddy

Works: 177 works in 235 publications in 2 languages and 21,939 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Local history  Television adaptations  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Music 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Videographer
Classifications: D811.5, 940.5428
Publication Timeline
Publications about Buddy Squires
Publications by Buddy Squires
Most widely held works by Buddy Squires
The war by Ken Burns( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,556 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
The national parks America's best idea by Ken Burns( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,088 libraries worldwide
In 1851, word spreads across the country of a beautiful area of California's Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wish to exploit the land's scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to keep it pristine. Among the latter is a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir, for whom protecting the land becomes a spiritual calling. In 1864, Congress passes an act that protects Yosemite from commercial development for "public use, resort and recreation" - the first time in world history that any government has put forth this idea - and hands control of the land to California. Meanwhile, a "wonderland" in the northwest corner of the Wyoming territory attracts visitors to its bizarre landscape of geysers, mud pots and sulfur pits. In 1872, Congress passes an act to protect this land as well. Since it is located in a territory, rather than a state, it becomes America's first national park: Yellowstone
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
Unforgivable blackness the rise and fall of Jack Johnson by Ken Burns( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,535 libraries worldwide
The story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America
The Central Park five ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Chronicles America's complicated perceptions of race and crime through the story of the Central Park 5-a group of minority teenagers wrongfully convicted of brutally raping a white woman in New York
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( visu )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website
Not for ourselves alone the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of a majority of American citizens. Their personal relationship was often turbulent but they never wavered in their shared belief that equality was the birthright of every woman, and for more than half a century led the fight to make that dream a reality
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others
Stonewall uprising ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived
Death and the Civil War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
I have Tourette's-- but Tourette's doesn't have me ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Looks at children with Tourette's syndrome, a rare brain disorder, whose victims twitch, jerk, and are unable to control loud verbal outbursts, some obscene. Because the public lacks knowledge about the disease, these children also suffer public humiliation. "In every school in America, it's likely that at least one child may have Tourette Syndrome. ...[this] documentary that dispels the myths of Tourette Syndrome through the experiences of young people"--Container
Baseball ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
The game of baseball continues to reflect the complicated country that created it. Players and owners wage a battle over money and power; Cal Ripken becomes the game's new Iron Man; sluggers Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Barry Bonds do things that have never been done before; the Yankees build a dynasty, while their arch rivals, the Red Sox, stage the greatest comeback in history. In September of 2001, baseball offers the hope that things will one day return to normal
Listening to children a moral journey with Robert Coles by Robert Coles( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
Child psychiatrist Robert Coles investigates children's moral development via case studies of eight children and their families. Later in the program, Coles leads a group discussion with parents and teachers in Raleigh, North Carolina
Baseball by Ken Burns( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns
Scottsboro an American tragedy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
"In March 1931, two white women stepped from a boxcar in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century. The trials of the nine young men would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give birth to the civil rights movement."--Container
Brooklyn Bridge ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
In unexpected and wonderful ways, the Brooklyn Bridge captured the imagination of all Americans, and in the process became a symbol in American culture of strength, vitality, ingenuity and promise. Ken Burns captures the physical majesty of this greatest of all achievements of the industrial age
High lonesome the story of bluegrass music ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of bluegrass, one of America's most vital musical fusions, from its folk roots in the Kentucky Hills through the innovations which have shaped its modern forms. The story unfolds through the words and songs of the musicians themselves, notably its founder Bill Monroe, along with other seminal bluegrass legends like Ralph Stanley, Mac Wiseman, Jimmy Martin, Flatt & Scruggs as well as many younger musicians who carry on their legacy
The Donner Party ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the tale of the pioneer group that set out for California in the spring of 1846 and ended in disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains the following winter
Coney Island ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
In scale, in variety, in sheer inventiveness, Coney Island was unlike anything anyone had ever seen, and eventually, everyone came to see it. At the turn of the century, Coney Island exploded in a forest of glittering electric towers and a riot of rides, restaurants, recreated disasters, freak shows, and historical displays when three vast amusement parks -- Steeplechase, Luna Park, and Dreamland -- were built. Indicative of its overwhelming popularity, on a single day in September 1906, 200,000 postcards were mailed from Coney Island. A showcase for the wonders of the machine age, Coney Island was an extraordinary amusement empire that astonished, delighted, and shocked the nation -- and took Americans from the Victorian age into the modern world
New York. a documentary film ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of New York from 1946 to 2003
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