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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

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Works: 1,522 works in 3,272 publications in 5 languages and 43,560 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Biography  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television programs  Educational films  Nature television programs  Pictorial works  Documentary films 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, Publisher, brd
Classifications: PA3975.M4, 882
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Egypt quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( visu )
27 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,357 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 )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
Visits the rain forests of Costa Rica to look at the animal life found there. Warns of the wonders to be lost on a world scale if human encroachment of the world's rain forests continues
Among the wild chimpanzees by Barbara Jampel( visu )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Documents Jane Goodall's twenty-two year field research on the wild chimpanzees of East Africa. Shows the chimpanzees' nomadic behavior, their family structure, and their ability to hunt and make and use tools. Also looks at discoveries of warfare and cannibalism
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( visu )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 773 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 by National Geographic( visu )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 732 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
Martha Graham : dance on film ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
"One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. A Dancer's World (1957), narrated by Graham herself, is a glimpse into her class work and methodology. Appalachian Spring (1958) and Night Journey (1961) are two complete Graham ballets, the first a celebration of the American pioneer spirit, scored by Aaron Copland, the second a powerfully physical rendering of the Oedipus myth. These are signature Graham works and tributes to the art of the human body."--Container
Planet earth ( visu )
68 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Two programs presenting important developments in geoscience. The living machine explores the earth's never-ending cycle of creation and destruction, focusing on the discovery of plate tectonics. The blue planet looks at forces beneath the surface of the ocean, such as underwater hurricanes and tornadoes
Jerusalem within these walls by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( visu )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 711 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
Living treasures of Japan by The National Geographic Society( visu )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Features 9 of Japan's craftsmen and performing artists who have been deemed worthy of protection by the Japanese government in a unique effort to preserve ancient artistic traditions
Gorilla by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( visu )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 655 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
The Great whales by Nicolas Noxon( visu )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 653 libraries worldwide
A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
The Grizzlies ( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Discusses the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly. Explores the relationship between the bear and man
Miracle at Moreaux ( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
A nun risks her life to protect 3 Jewish children who are fleeing from Nazi-occupied France
The Infinite voyage the geometry of life by Georgann Kane( visu )
49 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how new technologies allow scientists to examine genetic evidence of human and animal evolution, trace hereditary diseases, and produce new vaccines using genetic engineering
Amazon, land of the flooded forest ( visu )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Explores the Amazon River region where every year flood waters overflow the riverbanks, invading the land and creating a wondrous world where the life of river and forest is joined. Naturalist Michael Goulding shares his knowledge of the area, its people, and interrelationships among fish and animals of the forest canopy
Surviving Everest ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
A remarkable insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth-- Mount Everest
The Explorers a century of discovery by -( visu )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society, with segments on Richard E. Byrd, Diane Fossey, Jane Goodall, Robert Peary, Jacques Cousteau, Robert Ballard, and others
Medea by Don Kent( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 541 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
Cats caressing the tiger ( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 537 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
Love those trains by Nian dai wen hua shi ye gong si( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 532 libraries worldwide
An affectionate look at trains and their history and sociology. Takes rides on notable trins of the world, including the John Bull and the Orient Express
 
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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.)
WQED-TV
Languages
English (410)
Spanish (7)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (1)
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