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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Works: 1,672 works in 3,109 publications in 4 languages and 46,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Wildlife films  Miscellanea  Tours 
Roles: Originator, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PA3975.M4, 882
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Publications about WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Publications by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Most widely held works about WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
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Most widely held works by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Egypt, quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( visu )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
"The river Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorius monuments the world has ever seen"--Container
Rain forest by David Hughes( visu )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
Showcases the rare beauty and rich variety of plant and animal life found in a Costa Rican rain forest. Also examines the impact of man's exploitation of the rain forest on this fragile ecosystem
Among the wild chimpanzees by Barbara Jampel( visu )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 948 libraries worldwide
This program looks at two landmark decades of Jane Goodall's work, including her dramatic discovery of chimpanzees making and using tools
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( visu )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Documents research underway on the variety of species of sharks, their feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities, and tells how th fish is wrongfully maligned. University of Maryland professor and shark enthusiast Eugenie Clark takes the viewer along on her underwater explorations and to Japan to witness cultural ceremonies that attend the shark fishing season
Mysteries of mankind ( visu )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduai Gorge, Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating, and the search for a common ancestor
Jerusalem within these walls by Miriam Birch( visu )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
A kaleidoscopic view of Jerusalem and its people as they are today--the remarkable outcome of 3,000 years of history, hope, and faith
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( visu )
18 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, a research psychologist, a writer-photographer, and a husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates the animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and the effects of their exploitation by humans
Miracle at Moreaux ( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
A nun risks her life to protect 3 Jewish children who are fleeing from Nazi-occupied France
The Great whales by Nicolas Noxon( visu )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 704 libraries worldwide
A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
The Grizzlies ( visu )
17 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Describes the behavior and physical characteristics of the Grizzly as well as the relationship between the bear and humans
Planet earth ( visu )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Scientists focus on current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets, as well as its prospects for the future
Martha Graham dance on film ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Night journey: Martha Graham's interpretation of the Oedipus legend, depicting the moment of Jocasta's death
Living treasures of Japan ( visu )
16 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker
The Explorers a century of discovery by -( visu )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Amazon, land of the flooded forest ( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 libraries worldwide
A naturalist's view of the Amazon River & Valley, its ecology and inhabitants
Surviving Everest ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
A remarkable insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth-- Mount Everest
Love those trains ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Presents a nostalgic journey into the world of trains. Travels aboard the Orient Express as it wines and dines the elite, the Guayaquil/Quito Train which transports rooftop passengers through the Andes, and the Salad Bowl Express which ships fresh produce from California to New York. Also shows the 150th anniversary celebration of the John Bull, the world's oldest operable steam engine
Cats caressing the tiger ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
By night, they're ruthless hunters that stalk their prey with a keen sense of sight and smell. By day, they're playful, loving companions for millions. Today, cats ournumber dogs as America's favorite pet. Worshiped in ancient Egypt and persecuted during medieval times, domestic cats over the centuries have been feared and adored. As comforting companions, cats provide therapy for the elderly and autistic. But as dramatic sequences show, the behavior of cats is never far removed from that of their cousins in the wild. If you've ever wondered why cats always land on all four feet or what makes them purr, watch this video
Medea by Robinson Jeffers( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
The Kennedy Center production of Euripides' great classic about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality. Medea is abandoned by her husband Jason so he can marry the daughter of Creon, ruler of Corinth, and is exiled by Creon as a dangerous foreigner. She exacts revenge by causing the deaths of Creon and his daughter and by murdering her own and Jason's two children before escaping into exile in Athens
Elephant ( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Of all the creatures that walk this planet, the elephant is the largest, strongest, and among the most intelligent. From Sri Lanka to Kenya, this program is a charming, sometimes alarming, in-depth look at this magnificent animal and its precarious future
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Alternative Names
Pittsburgh (Pa.). W.Q.E.D. (Television station)
Pittsburgh (Pa.). WQED (Television station)
Pittsburgh. Television Station WQED
W.Q.E.D. (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
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Spanish (6)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
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