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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

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Works: 1,385 works in 2,355 publications in 1 language and 38,082 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Juvenile works  Tours  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Hymns  Drama  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Film adaptations 
Roles: Production personnel, Originator
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
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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 2,316 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
Chicago city of the century ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,231 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 )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 757 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?
Ten things every child needs ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 679 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
Only the ball was white ( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
The Constitution, that delicate balance ( visu )
19 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 471 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 470 libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve and young Thomas cannot get to sleep. His grandfather, Old Geraint, relates his touching memories of a Christmas gone by--including gifts given and gifts received, holiday boyhood pranks and the sweet self-indulgence of Christmas dinner
The magic never ends the life & work of C.S. Lewis ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 438 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."
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 429 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
August Wilson by August Wilson( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 425 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
New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sand by Elaine Pascoe( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 418 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 402 libraries worldwide
Examines dolphin intelligence and the ways in which dolphins communicate among themselves and with humans
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 382 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
Virtual reality : beyond the looking glass by Elaine Pascoe( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Discusses in general terms the computer technology involved in virtual reality and how it has been used and will be used in the future
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 369 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world"--Container
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
"Campbell talks about romantic love, beginning with the 12th century troubadours, and addresses questions about the image of woman -- as goddess, virgin and Mother Earth"--Container
Amazing grace by Bill D Moyers( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 361 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
Race to the moon the daring adventure of Apollo 8 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 353 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
Mysteries of the rain forest : 20th century medicine man by Elaine Pascoe( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Describes the experiences of an ethnobotanist in South America as he learns from Trio Indians the medicinal value of rainforest plants, and struggles to record the data before these ancient traditions vanish
 
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Alternative Names
Chicago (Ill.). WTTW (Television station)
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 (126)
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