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Castle by David Macaulay( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,155 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 )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,124 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 by Kenneth W Harl( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Describes recent research on the Vikings that demonstrates that while they were indeed ruthless marauders, they were also excellent shipbuilders, explorers and colonizers
Who killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
A film about the circumstances and aftermath of the baseball bat murder of 27-year-old Vincent Chin outside a Detroit bar in 1982. Outraged at the suspended sentence given to Ron Ebens and Michael Nitz, convicted in Chin's death, the Asian-American community organized an unprecedented civil rights protest to successfully bring Ebens and Nitz up for retrial. This film explores issues of racism and the loss of blue-collar jobs
In search of the Constitution ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 203 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
A world of ideas. the Islamic mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 197 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
The whole child : a caregiver's guide to the first five years ( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 164 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
Bharati Mukherjee : conquering America by Bharati Mukherjee( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 155 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
[Maya Angelou] : [poem at Clinton inaugural] by Bill D Moyers( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 92 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 81 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
God and the constitution ( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers discusses the separation of church and state, religious liberty, and the establishment clause with with Martin E. Marty and Leonard W. Levy
In the beginning : so you want to write a story by JoAnn Portalupi( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 70 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
The Broken cord : Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris by Louise Erdrich( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In this program with Bill Moyers, authors Louise Erdrich and the late Michael Dorris explain how traditions of spirit and memory weave through the lives of many Native Americans and how alcoholism and despair have shattered so many other lives. The devastating effect of fetal alcohol syndrome on their adopted son and on the Native American community as a whole is also discussed. The issues discussed in the program are underscored by the tragedy of Dorris's untimely death. (30 minutes)
 
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Detroit. Television station WTVS-TV
WTVS-TV (Television station) Detroit.
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