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WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 8,025 works in 14,878 publications in 2 languages and 348,730 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, brd, Donor, Author, Other, Publisher
Classifications: JK511, 822.33
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Most widely held works about WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
 
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Most widely held works by WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Mandate: the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video, narrated by veteran CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Leading historians, political scientists, and public figures offer insight into presidents and the presidency from George Washington through FDR
The secret life of the brain by David Grubin( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience. From infancy to old age, through language development to Alzheimer's disease, the changes of the brain over the lifespan are shown
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

76 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten one-hour documentaries that focus on different aspects of character and governing style of the men who have served as President of the United States
Broadway : The American Musical( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development
The Supreme Court by David Strathairn( Visual )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2 : This video explores the issues before the Court during the period after the Civil War through to the late 1930's. It was a time of unprecedented economic growth and the conflict between capital and labor was rife. As corporations became more powerful they found an unlikely ally in the Supreme Court
African American lives( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,398 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. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influential cities in the world. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fringe characters from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' take center stage at Elsinore
Frontier house( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technologly of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the conseqences in the Montana wilderness
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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Bob Dylan's journey from his roots in Minnesota, to his early days in Greenwich Village, to his tumultuous ascent to pop stardom in 1966. Joan Baez, Allan Ginzberg and others share their thoughts and feelings about the young singer who would change popular music forever. Contains never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews, and rare concert performances
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
Do you speak American? by William Cran( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines sociolinguistic questions and the dynamic state of American English, a language rich in regional variety, strong in global impact, and steeped in cultural controversy
 
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Simon Schama's Power of art
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Educational Television and Radio Center

controlled identityWNDT (Television station : Newark, N.J.)

13-WNET New York, N.Y.

13/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

New York (N.Y.). W.N.E.T. (Television station)

New York (N.Y.). WNET (Television station)

New York, Thirteen/WNET

New York, WNET

Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Thirteen-WNET New York, N.Y.

Thirteen/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T./13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T. (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T./Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET

WNET-13 New York, N.Y.

WNET/13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET (Television station) New York.

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET-Thirteen New York, N.Y.

WNET/Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Languages
English (328)

Italian (1)

Covers
Simon Schama's Power of artJoseph Campbell and the power of mythHamletDo you speak American?