You searched for:

11 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

The Persuaders

Loading...
Examines the "persuasion industries" of advertising and public relations. Shows how marketers have developed new ways of integrating their message into the fabric of our lives. Explores how the culture of marketing has come to shape the way Americans understand the world and themselves and how the techniques of the persuasion industries have migrated to politics.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
2.

A Hidden Life

Loading...
In May 2005, readers of Spokane's Spokesman-Review awoke to a startling story: Spokane's Republican mayor Jim West had been leading a double life. In public, he was a conservative politician who had co-sponsored legislation forbidding gays from teaching in public schools. But in private, the paper reported, West spent hours trolling for young men on the Internet, sometimes using the trappings of his office as bait to lure them into more intimate relationships. The story briefly made national headlines and ultimately destroyed West's political career. But FRONTLINE producers Rachel Dretzin and Barak Goodman look beyond the headlines to find a story that is much less clear than it initially seemed. Featuring access to all sides of the story and close readings of the mayor's Internet c [...]
DVDOnline
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

The Persuaders [electronic resource]

Loading...
Examines the "persuasion industries" of advertising and public relations. Shows how marketers have developed new ways of integrating their message into the fabric of our lives. Explores how the culture of marketing has come to shape the way Americans understand the world and themselves and how the techniques of the persuasion industries have migrated to politics.
Online
2005; 2004
4.

The Boy in the Bubble

Loading...
When David Vetter died at the age of 12, he was already world famous: the boy in the plastic bubble. Here, serious questions are answered. Did doctors, in a rush to save a child, condemn the boy to a life not worth living and instead kill him?
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Growing Up Online

Loading...
A look at the impact of the world created on line by teens, from kids who are bullied, to those whose only friends are online, to the newest crop of celebrities on YouTube and MySpace.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Digital Nation

Loading...
"Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? In Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier, FRONTLINE presents an in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world."-- Frontline website.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Billy the Kid

Loading...
A fascinating look at the myth and the man behind it, who, in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan boy to the most feared man in the West and an enduring western icon.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Einstein's Letter: July 16, 1939

Loading...
Albert Einstein's letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 16, 1939, urged the development of the atomic bomb through the Manhattan Project.
Online
2006
9.

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Loading...
On March 4, 1865, at the United States Capitol, a crowd of fifty thousand listened as President Lincoln delivered his classic second inaugural address, urging charity and forgiveness to a nation in the final throes of war. Just two months later, a train, nine cars long and draped in black bunting, pulled slowly out of a station in Washington, D.C. Dignitaries and government officials crowded the first eight cars. In the ninth rode the body of Abraham Lincoln. As the funeral train made its way across nine states and through hundreds of cities and towns, the largest manhunt in history was closing in on Lincoln's assassin, the famous actor John Wilkes Booth. This American experience film recounts a great American drama: two tumultuous months when the joy of peace was shattered by the he [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

American Experience: Clinton

Loading...
In the tradition of American Experience's acclaimed Presidents series, Clinton provides an intimate, honest, balanced look at the 42nd president's life, career, and legacy. The definitive biography tracks William Jefferson Clinton from his difficult childhood in Hope, Arkansas, through his meteoric rise in state politics, to the highs and lows of his tumultuous presidency.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

American Experience: The Presidents

Loading...
Chronciles the lives and accomplishments of presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Truman, JFK, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Bill Clinton.
DVD
2012; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)