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KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Adventures from the Book of virtues( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of eleven-year-old Zach Nichols and ten-year-old Annie Redfeather as they suffer pain from issues involving other children. To solve these problems, they seek council from a group of anthropomorphic animals whose names come from the Greek - Plato, an old and scholarly bison; Aurora, a wise red-tailed hawk; Socrates, a rambunctious and wisecracking bobcat; and Aristotle, a feisty and bookish prairie dog. This ensemble teaches the kids virtues by telling them stories from the Book of Virtues. The stories on this video tell and illustrate faith and compassion
Auschwitz inside the Nazi state( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
Craft in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
Woodrow Wilson by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage and beautifully filmed reenactments, this program tells the story of a professor who became one of America's greatest presidents. It's the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. And it's a fascinating portrait of a towering intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles but who nonetheless shredded civil liberties during wartime and withheld support of civil rights and women's suffrage
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about the weather. Stymied by rain on a day when he had important plans, he and his friends set out to investigate weather: rain, sun, temperature, and wind. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
In the white man's image( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stacy Keach narrates this program which examines the experiment of federal government boarding schools for Indian children. Native Americans who attended these schools help tell the story of this humanist experiment gone wrong
The Donner Party by T. J Martin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the adventure 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
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Battle of Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, from the perspective of the Lakota, Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow who lived on the Great Plains and from that of the white settlers who pushed west across the continent
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sid decides to sit and watch TV all weekend long, he learns an unhappy fact: that not exercising makes your body feel terrible! When Sid decides that he is only going to eat birthday cake at every meal, he soon regrets his decision. Sid also learns about different kinds of teeth and why brushing them is important, and he discovers why washing his hands is important even when he can't see the germs! Sid and his friends learn new habits, fun ways to stay healthy and that vaccinations are nothing to be afraid of
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about bugs, and dirt, and dogs, and leaves! He and his friends set out to investigate what dogs are doing when they bark, why dirt is so dirty, why insects live where they do, and what purpose leaves have. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Awake and sing by Clifford Odets( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years
When worlds collide( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the 'Old World' first encountered the 'New World.' Travel from Granada in Spain to Machu Picchu in Peru, and from Mexico to Madrid in Spain. Explores how the collision of these two sophisticated but different worlds led to the birth of an entirely new Latino culture.--Publisher's description
Killer quake!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolitan Los Angeles is sitting on ground zero. Slicing under the highrises of downtown is a network of potentially deadly faults which could trigger the nation's most devastating natural disaster. Includes 1994 Los Angeles earthquake
Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3)
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This film combines excerpts from letters, books, television programs, and archival footage with interviews to create a vivid picture of Carson and the controversy surrounding her book. The film examines a conflict that the book brought into focus: the conflict between many who believed that technology could cure all ills and that nature could be controlled and others such as Rachel Carson who refused to believe that serious damage to nature was inevitable and represented a reasonable price to pay for "progress."
Sid the science kid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about change. Sid's shoes don't fit, and his banana has gone mushy--but why? He and his friends set out to investigate change: decay, growth, and change caused by cold or heat. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
A Poor man shames us all( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn why our Western views of wealth and economic needs have created a society of strangers in the midst of material riches, while tribal cultures such as the Weyewa of Indonesia and the Gabra of Kenya create economies of dependency on others, measuring wealth through people not possessions
 
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How art made the world
Alternative Names
Community Television of Southern California

Community Television of Southern California Los Angeles, Calif

K.C.E.T. (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

KCET Los Angeles (Television station)

KCET (Television station) Los Angeles

KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Los Angeles (Calif.). K.C.E.T. (Television station)

Los Angeles (Calif.). KCET (Television station)

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English (150)

Chinese (1)

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Auschwitz inside the Nazi stateHow art made the worldWoodrow WilsonRoots of rhythm