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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 1,193 works in 2,443 publications in 1 language and 36,548 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Educational films  Television interviews  Tours  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Juvenile works 
Roles: Production personnel, Originator, Producer
Classifications: BL304,
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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 )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 2,413 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
Chicago city of the century ( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,195 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
The French kitchen by Jeff Smith( visu )
124 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
Gourmet chef Jeff Smith introduces viewers to traditional Polish dishes that he discovered while visiting Chicago's Polish neighborhood and restaurants. Included in his discussion and demonstrations are pierogi, Polish sausage, and hunter's stew
America by design ( visu )
34 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Kaleidoscopic tour of America's built environment, from the earliest settlements to the latest manifestations of megalopolis. This series explores how American design has affected political, social, economic and technological institutions. It could also serve as a concise history of American architecture
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 810 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
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 709 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 )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 617 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 614 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
10 buildings that changed America ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 559 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
A world of ideas by Bill D Moyers( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
Crime and punishments ( visu )
44 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Cruel and unusual punishment from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty is debated
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Documentary explores the moving history of the timeless, inspiritional hymn "Amazing grace", and traces the lyrics back to its author, John Newton, and English slave ship captain turned country preacher. Includes archival film footage, and variations sung by different performers
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 458 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 Constitution, that delicate balance ( visu )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 409 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 1991 in English and held by 385 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
New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sand by Elaine Pascoe( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 379 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 370 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 361 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 )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 358 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
Japan ( visu )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
The sword and the Chrysanthemum examines the traditions of the Samurai warrior, who combined an appreciation for high culture with aggression and fighting. Explores how the influence of Samurai culture can be seen in many aspects of contemporary Japanese culture, such as: rock gardens, tea ceremonies, the violence in comic books and television programs, and the relative safety of Japanese cities
 
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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.)
Languages
English (368)
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