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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 1,361 works in 2,411 publications in 1 language and 35,692 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Historical films  Internet videos  Television interviews 
Roles: Production personnel, Originator, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long before medieval knights charged off to slay dragons, tales of heroic adventures were an integral part of all world cultures. Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life"--Container
Chicago : city of the century( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Ancient medical science told us our minds and bodies are one. So did philosophers of old. Now modern science and new research are helping us to understand these connections. Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists, and patients--people who are taking a new look at the meaning of sickness and health. He discusses their search for answers to perplexing questions: How do emotions translate into chemicals in our body? How do thoughts and feelings influence health? How can we collaborate with our bodies to encourage healing?
10 buildings that changed America( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a discussion about his life's work, the nation was captivated. The series brought Campbell's theories into popular culture and led to a bestselling companion book. Includes six episodes
Ten things every child needs( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how brain development in children up to age three is influenced by such things as interaction, touch, stable relationships, safe environments, self-esteem, quality child care, play, communication, music, and reading. Offers a simple, ten-point checklist that parents, teachers, and childcare providers can follow to give children the best start in life
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Michael Apted( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
A world of ideas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in a small Welsh village, this video celebrates the wonders of a childhood Christmas when on Christmas Eve, Old Geraint shares his heartwarming stories and memories with his beloved grandson, Thomas
New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sand by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a scientist and his team as they uncover a massive dinosaur graveyard in the Sahara Desert and discover the skeletons of two new species
The magic never ends : the life & work of C.S. Lewis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a television documentary that chronicles the C.S. Lewis story. It spans from his early days in Northern Ireland, through his acclaimed academic career at Britain's prestigious Oxford University, his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, and the legendary love between Lewis and his wife, Joy."
Animal intelligence : why is this dolphin smiling? by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines dolphin intelligence and the ways in which dolphins communicate among themselves and with humans
10 that changed America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three programs that collectively present the milestones of American architecture and city planning. 10 homes that changed America takes the viewer to a 600-year-old Native American dwelling, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, a Gothic castle in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, and an early public housing project. 10 parks that changed America looks at public squares in Savannah, Georgia, a park-like cemetery near Boston, the San Antonio River Walk, a park built over a freeway in Seattle, a toxic waste site that was transformed into a park, and New York's Central Park and High Line. 10 towns that changed America examines a Spanish colonial town in Florida, William Penn's vision for Philadelphia, the Mormon plan for Salt Lake City, a failed company town near Chicago, urban renewal in Washington, D.C., and the latest ideas about city planning in Portland, Oregon
Only the ball was white( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxine Hong Kingston, in two conversations with Bill Moyers, talks about her writing, her published works and the interaction of East Asian and American consciousness
Race to the moon : the daring adventure of Apollo 8( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an up-close look at the most dangerous mission in the history of exploration. Recount the triumphant first manned space flight. Interviews with Apollo 8 astronauts, mission control, and journalists
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews playwright August Wilson on the importance of the blues in Wilson's life and his writing. Also talks about finding an African-American cultural identity and what Wilson sees as the false portrayal of black Americans on television
The Constitution : that delicate balance( Visual )

46 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representatives of law, government, journalism, academia and other professions grapple with the tough choices required to put the Constitution into practice, and the difficulty of balancing the conflicting demands the Constitution honors. Each program starts with a hypothetical case, presented by the moderator, in which rights clash with responsibilities and the needs of the individual clash with those of society
 
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Alternative Names
Chicago (Ill.). WTTW (Television station)

Chicago. Television station WTTW

W.T.T.W. (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW/Chicago (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW11 (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

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English (166)

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