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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

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Works: 1,306 works in 2,472 publications in 1 language and 34,845 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Juvenile works 
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.)
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Chicago : city of the century ( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,171 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
10 buildings that changed America by Dan Protess( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
This film 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. From American architectural stalwarts like Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, to modern revolutionaries Frank Gehry and Robert Venturi, the program examines the most prominent buildings designed by the most noteworthy architects of our time. We see the legacy of these architects all around us: in the homes where we live, the offices in which we work, our public buildings, and our houses of worship
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 671 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?
Only the ball was white ( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 580 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
Ten things every child needs ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 572 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
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( visu )
11 editions published between 1004 and 2011 in English and held by 503 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 child's Christmas in Wales by Jon Glasco( visu )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 420 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 402 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."
10 that changed America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Three programs that collectively present the milestones of American architecture and city planning. 10 homes that changed America takes the viewer to a 600-year-old Native American dwelling, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, a Gothic castle in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, and an early public housing project. 10 parks that changed America looks at public squares in Savannah, Georgia, a park-like cemetery near Boston, the San Antonio River Walk, a park built over a freeway in Seattle, a toxic waste site that was transformed into a park, and New York's Central Park and High Line. 10 towns that changed America examines a Spanish colonial town in Florida, William Penn's vision for Philadelphia, the Mormon plan for Salt Lake City, a failed company town near Chicago, urban renewal in Washington, D.C., and the latest ideas about city planning in Portland, Oregon
The Constitution, that delicate balance ( visu )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 363 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 359 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 359 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 349 libraries worldwide
Examines dolphin intelligence and the ways in which dolphins communicate among themselves and with humans
August Wilson by August Wilson( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 348 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
Race to the moon : the daring adventure of Apollo 8 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 329 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
The Stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 324 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 321 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
 
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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 (153)
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