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WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)

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Works: 283 works in 457 publications in 1 language and 7,431 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Educational television programs  Television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Historical television programs  History 
Classifications: DA660, 232.9
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Publications about WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Publications by WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Most widely held works by WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Castle by David Macaulay( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
Explore the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached
The Vikings ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
This riveting special investigates a new image of the Vikings that goes far deeper than their savage stereotype as raiding marauders. They were expert shipbuilders, superb artisans, canny merchants, and bold colonizers
Who Killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American and an automotive engineer was mistaken for being Japanese and was murdered in a Detroit bar for it. He was killed by a disgruntled assembly line worker who blamed him for the Japanese auto makers threatening his job. A second travesty occurred when his murder was denied justice in the court system
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Maxine Hong Kingston, in conversation with Bill Moyers, talks about her writing, her published works and the interaction of East Asian and American consciousness
Toni Morrison : a writer's work by Toni Morrison( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
In this interview with Bill Moyers from the New York Public Library, Morrison discusses the characters in her work, the people in her life, the power of love, and how the invented world of fiction connects to life
In search of the Constitution ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
In American history, no document has sparked as much reverence, discussion, and controversy as the Constitution. But how does it really affect our everyday lives? Join Bill Moyers for this eleven-part series, originally produced to mark the Constitution's bicentennial, that delves into the fascinating history and contemporary relevance of the ultimate law of the land
Bharati Mukherjee : conquering America by Bharati Mukherjee( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Author Bharati Mukherjee and Bill Moyers discuss America's Asian immigrants, of whom she is one, and the struggles of the enculturation process
A world of ideas. the Islamic mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
There are predictions that, by the year 2020, one quarter of the world's population will be Moslem. Islam is growing so fast that already there are more Muslims in America than Episcopalians, and soon Muslims will outnumber Jews here. Understanding Islam is all the more imperative as America has become increasingly involved in Muslim countries. Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a scholar of Islamic studies at George Washington University, has written extensively on Islamic science, philosophy, and art. In this program with Bill Moyers, Nasr discusses the roots of Islam's attitudes toward the West, how Islam and the West can coexist, and the current Western presence in the Middle East
Victim of two cultures : Richard Rodriguez by Richard Rodriguez( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Presents Rodriguez' experiences of growing up in America as the son of immigrants, the loss of his "Mexican soul", and his first exposure to American culture. Discussion focuses also on the differences between Mexican and American cultures, including Rodriguez' observations on America's growing sense of loss and the essence of American society today
Tu Wei-ming : a Confucian life in America ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Tu Wei-Ming who discusses the relevance of Confucian philosophy to our times and the recent student movement in China
The whole child : a caregiver's guide to the first five years ( visu )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Teaches the latest in the fields of child development and child care for the critical years from birth to the age of five. Outlines essential information about children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development. Presents practical developmental activities and techniques to use in difficult situations. Shows real children and teachers in Head Start classrooms, a private urban infant center and preschool, an in-home family child care program, a suburban preschool and two university child care centers
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Poet, activist, and teacher, Maya Angelou, takes viewers by the hand and heart to explore the importance and impact of faith in people's daily lives. Scenes at San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church show how a diverse congregation supports and encourages one another
Richard Rodriguez : victim of two cultures ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Presents Rodriguez' experiences of growing up in America as the son of immigrants, the loss of his "Mexican soul", and his first exposure to American culture. Discussion focuses also on the differences between Mexican and American cultures, including Rodriguez' observations on America's growing sense of loss and the essence of American society today
In the beginning by Stryper (Musical group)( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Video features lively discussions between Bill Moyers and three prominent historians about the roots of the Constitution and its impact on our society since its writing. Michael Kammen discusses the Constitution's place and role as a symbol of American life. Forrest McDonald talks about the intellectual origins of the Constitution. Olive Taylor discusses black Americans and others who were not part of the Constitution
Religion, rap and the crisis of black leadership : Cornel West ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A conversation and interview with Cornel West, professor at Harvard University, about religion, rap music, and the crisis of black leadership in America
The Broken cord ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews writers Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris who talk about their work, their American Indian heritage, fetal alcohol syndrome, and parenthood
For the people ( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers examines the impact of the Constitution on the lives of American citizens, as seen in three landmark Supreme Court cases: Engel v. Vitale (school prayer), Keyishian v. Board of Regents (academic freedom), and Bowers v. Hardwick (sodomy)
Mr. Justice Blackmun ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews the Supreme Court Justice who wrote the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion. Moyers and Blackmun discuss the emotional and moral challenge of interpreting the Constitution
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor ( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve as Supreme Court justice. She discusses her background, philosophies, specific Court rulings, and the Court's role as keeper of the Constitution
 
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controlled identity Detroit Public Television

Detroit. Television station WTVS-TV
WTVS-TV (Television station) Detroit.
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