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KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Overview
Works: 1,987 works in 3,215 publications in 2 languages and 63,549 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Popular works  Documentary television programs  Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Production personnel, prn, Producer
Classifications: E83.876, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Auschwitz inside the Nazi state( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,262 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 Nigel Jonathan Spivey( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series encompasses everything from cave paintings to ceramics, pyramids to palaces, and probes the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secrets powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily and why we use imagery at all. This awe-inspiring adventure is not only for the art lovers but anyone who has ever wondered about their place in the world
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,048 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
Woodrow Wilson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 868 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
Craft in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 852 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
Cosmos a personal journey by Carl Sagan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Sagan discusses the cosmic relationship between man and the universe
In the white man's image( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 813 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
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 794 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
American cinema( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Battle of the Little Bighorn, known as "Custer's Last Stand," from an Indian's and white man's perspective. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
LBJ by David Grubin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the span of Lyndon B. Johnson's political life from his early political career through his years of the presidency
The Great War and the shaping of the 20th century( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great War, the World War of 1914 to 1918, was the first major catastrophy of the 20th century. Never had so many nations taken up arms at a single time nor had the battlefield ever been so vast. Nearly everyone suffered and became a soldier in one way or another
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 743 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
The Donner Party( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member 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
Killer quake!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 717 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
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 703 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
Roots of resistance a story of the underground railroad( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 669 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
Geronimo and the Apache resistance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiracahua Apaches tell their own story, a different story from the myths we have learned about the Apaches and about Geronimo
Awake and sing by Clifford Odets( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years
 
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How art made the world
Alternative Names
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)

Languages
English (183)

Chinese (1)

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How art made the worldWoodrow WilsonCosmos a personal journeyAmerican cinema