The American dream stories from the heart of our nation / by Dan Rather.

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    • Notes:
      Read by the author.
    • Notes:
      Compact discs.
      Unabridged selections.
    • ISBN:
      0694525510
    • Accession Number:
      fay.79518
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      RATHER, D. The American dream. stories from the heart of our nation. [s. l.]: Harper Audio, 2001. ISBN 0694525510. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.79518. Acesso em: 27 fev. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Rather D. The American Dream. Stories from the Heart of Our Nation. Harper Audio; 2001. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.79518. Accessed February 27, 2020.
    • APA:
      Rather, D. (2001). The American dream. stories from the heart of our nation. Harper Audio.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Rather, Dan. 2001. The American Dream. Stories from the Heart of Our Nation. Harper Audio. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.79518.
    • Harvard:
      Rather, D. (2001) The American dream. stories from the heart of our nation. Harper Audio. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.79518 (Accessed: 27 February 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Rather, D 2001, The American dream. stories from the heart of our nation, Harper Audio, viewed 27 February 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Rather, Dan. The American Dream. Stories from the Heart of Our Nation. Harper Audio, 2001. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.79518.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Rather, Dan. The American Dream. Stories from the Heart of Our Nation. Harper Audio, 2001. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.79518.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Rather D. The American dream. stories from the heart of our nation [Internet]. Harper Audio; 2001 [cited 2020 Feb 27]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.79518

Reviews

Booklist Reviews - Audio And Video Online Reviews 1991-2018

In The American Dream, network news anchor Rather superbly narrates a "collection of personal vignettes" about ordinary citizens and their uplifting encounters and experiences. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2001 February #2

Prompted by the "American Dream" segments on the CBS Evening News, Rather recounts inspirational stories about people across America who are doing good. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

LJ Reviews 2001 December #1

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness the American dream. What exactly does that mean? Rather, award-winning broadcast journalist and anchor of CBS Evening News and 48 Hours, delves into the many incarnations of today's dream. Maybe it's raising a family, or striving for the career that you've always wanted, or enriching your life through education. It could be as simple as a change of lifestyle that comes with moving from one country to the next. Success and the realization of the American dream all appear to contain common characteristics: hard work, dedication, and a vision of the future. These themes are illustrated here in vivid detail. The tales, focusing on a range of people from migrant workers to professional athletes, resonate with the hopes and aspirations of a people, of a nation. Read superlatively by Rather himself, this program is highly recommended. Marty D. Evensvold, Arkansas City P.L., KS Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

PW Reviews 2001 September #1

Inspired by Rather's radio and television series on the same subject, this collection features short biographies on almost entirely new subjects who in some way exemplify what Rather considers the founding ideals of the U.S. While Rather (Deadlines & Datelines) touches on his own story of growing up poor in rural Texas and rising to fame and fortune, the characters here are, for the most part, unknown except to those whose lives they have affected. There is no denying the power of their stories: people fleeing persecution from other governments, fighting injustice at the hands of this government or overcoming socioeconomic obstacles to achieve their goals. But the mawkish treatment that Rather gives them, along with his florid, often cloying introductions, lends the whole project a contrived air. Though drum and fife would hardly seem out of place in spots, the production thankfully leaves everything to Rather's trusted, folksy inflection. It's all undergone such a thorough Hollywood job, though, that the subjects themselves, purportedly everyday, down-to-earth paragons of our country's virtues, end up as glossy packages of pre-fab emotion. Simultaneous release with Morrow hardcover (Forecasts, Apr. 16). (May) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.