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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 1,250 works in 2,454 publications in 1 language and 35,833 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  History  Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Educational films  Internet videos  Television interviews 
Roles: Production personnel, Originator, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 791.4372
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Publications about WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Publications by WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Most widely held works by WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
A series of six conversations between Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell on the subject of myth and its various manifestations. Presents an overview of Campbell's work
Chicago : city of the century ( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
(Producer) Ancient medical science told us our minds and bodies are one. So did philosophers of old. Now modern science and new research are helping us to understand these connections. Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists, and patients--people who are taking a new look at the meaning of sickness and health. He discusses their search for answers to perplexing questions: How do emotions translate into chemicals in our body? How do thoughts and feelings influence health? How can we collaborate with our bodies to encourage healing?
10 buildings that changed America by Geoffrey Baer( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape
Only the ball was white ( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
Ten things every child needs ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Shows how brain development in children up to age three is influenced by such things as interaction, touch, stable relationships, safe environments, self-esteem, quality child care, play, communication, music, and reading
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
When celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a discussion about his life's work, the nation was captivated. The series brought Campbell's theories into popular culture and led to a bestselling companion book. Includes six episodes
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
A world of ideas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
The Constitution, that delicate balance ( visu )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Representatives of law, government, journalism, academia and other professions grapple with the tough choices required to put the Constitution into practice, and the difficulty of balancing the conflicting demands the Constitution honors. Each program starts with a hypothetical case, presented by the moderator, in which rights clash with responsibilities and the needs of the individual clash with those of society
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
We journey back in time to join Geraint in his exploits and adventures in the small Welsh village, sharing enchanting moments of humor, sadness and magic as he tells his grandson of Christmas past
The magic never ends : the life & work of C.S. Lewis ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
" ... a television documentary that chronicles the C.S. Lewis story. It spans from his early days in Northern Ireland, through his acclaimed academic career at Britain's prestigious Oxford University, his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, and the legendary love between Lewis and his wife, Joy."
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 377 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
New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sand by Elaine Pascoe( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Follows a scientist and his team as they uncover a massive dinosaur graveyard in the Sahara Desert and discover the skeletons of two new species
Animal intelligence : why is this dolphin smiling? by Elaine Pascoe( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Examines dolphin intelligence and the ways in which dolphins communicate among themselves and with humans
The Stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Maxine Hong Kingston, in two conversations with Bill Moyers, talks about her writing, her published works and the interaction of East Asian and American consciousness
Race to the moon : the daring adventure of Apollo 8 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Take an up-close look at the most dangerous mission in the history of exploration. Recount the triumphant first manned space flight. Interviews with Apollo 8 astronauts, mission control, and journalists
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The fourth of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the need for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice, in particular of a mother for her child and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage. Campbell stresses as well the idea that people should "follow their bliss" in life
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
"Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today's society "--Container
August Wilson by August Wilson( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews playwright August Wilson on the importance of the blues in Wilson's life and his writing. Also talks about finding an African-American cultural identity and what Wilson sees as the false portrayal of black Americans on television
 
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Alternative Names
Chicago (Ill.). WTTW (Television station)
Chicago. Television station WTTW
W.T.T.W. (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
WTTW/Chicago (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
WTTW11 (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
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English (143)
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