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Sid the science kid ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,363 libraries worldwide
Sid is excited--about the weather. Stymied by rain on a day when he had important plans, he and his friends set out to investigate weather: rain, sun, temperature, and wind. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Adventures from the Book of virtues ( visu )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,370 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of eleven-year-old Zach Nichols and ten-year-old Annie Redfeather as they suffer pain from issues involving other children. To solve these problems, they seek council from a group of anthropomorphic animals whose names come from the Greek - Plato, an old and scholarly bison; Aurora, a wise red-tailed hawk; Socrates, a rambunctious and wisecracking bobcat; and Aristotle, a feisty and bookish prairie dog. This ensemble teaches the kids virtues by telling them stories from the Book of Virtues. The stories on this video tell and illustrate faith and compassion
Auschwitz inside the Nazi state ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
A place of our own. special needs ( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include literacy, language development, writing skills, science, math and more
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday, large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Craft in America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency ( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
Woodrow Wilson ( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage and beautifully filmed reenactments, this program tells the story of a professor who became one of America's greatest presidents. It's the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. And it's a fascinating portrait of a towering intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles but who nonetheless shredded civil liberties during wartime and withheld support of civil rights and women's suffrage
Cosmos a personal journey by Carl Sagan( visu )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
In episode 10, Dr. Sagan leads viewers on awesome trips -- to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the Big Bang. He disappears down a black hole and reappears in New Mexico to show viewers an array of seventeen telescopes probing the furthest reaches of space. In episode 11, the brain is the focus as Dr. Sagan examines another of the intelligent creatures with whom we share the planet earth -- the whales. Viewers wind through the maze of the human brain to witness the architecture of thought. We see how genes, brains, and books store the information necessary for human survival
The Great War and the shaping of the 20th century ( visu )
35 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
Explores the effect of World War I on the twentieth century. The World War of 1914-1918, the Great War, was the first of the man-made disasters of the twentieth century. In many ways it was without precedent. Never had the battlefield been so vast, whether in the trenches, in the sky, or on and in the seas. Never had a war reached so deeply into the lives of people so far away from the battlefield. The shock waves generated by this cataclysmic event are felt to this day, as this dramatic narrative makes vividly clear. Here is. presented a history of world war in a new way. The military flow of the conflict - from the invasion of Belgium in the summer of 1914 to the collapse of Germany in the autumn of 1918 - is followed throughout. But these epic events are rendered with fresh insights by the interweaving of the cultural history of the time - the hopes and dreams, the ideas and aspirations, the exhilaration and despair, both of those remote from power and of those who led them. This is a. journey into the intense personal experiences of people trying to make sense of war on a scale the world had never seen. Like the acclaimed television series that it accompanies, The Great War pays special attention to the troubling aftermath of the war: the emergence of new nations amid old and festering problems; how the victims and survivors dealt with loss and disfigurement, guilt and hatred; and the terrible legacy of brutality that has marked so much of the. twentieth century
American cinema by New York Center for Visual History( visu )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
In the white man's image ( visu )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the attempt to assimilate American Indians into white culture by educating them at special schools such as the Carlisle School for Indians. Founded by Richard Henry Pratt, this school and others like it attempted to wipe out all remnants of Indian culture, and, as a result, created a generation of Indians confused about their identities
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Examines the Battle of the Little Bighorn, known as "Custer's Last Stand," from an Indian and white man's perspective. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
The Donner Party ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the tale of the pioneer group that set out for California in the spring of 1846 and ended in disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains the following winter
LBJ by David Grubin( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Lyndon B. Johnson's political life from his early career through the years of his presidency
Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (program 3)
Killer quake! ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Metropolitan Los Angeles is sitting on ground zero, and even as Southern California struggles to repair itself from the tragedy at Northridge, seismic pressure continues to build below the ground. NOVA examines whether we can learn enough about these geological mysteries in time to minimize widespread destruction
Awake and sing by Clifford Odets( visu )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years
When worlds collide ( visu )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
A highly imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the 'Old World' first encountered the 'New World.' Travel from Granada in Spain to Machu Picchu in Peru, and from Mexico to Madrid in Spain. Explores how the collision of these two sophisticated but different worlds led to the birth of an entirely new Latino culture
 
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Alternative Names
Community Television of Southern California
K.C.E.T. (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
KCET Los Angeles (Television station)
KCET (Television station) Los Angeles
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.). K.C.E.T. (Television station)
Los Angeles (Calif.). KCET (Television station)
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English (255)
Chinese (1)
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