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WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Works: 7,969 works in 14,620 publications in 1 language and 347,672 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Biographical television programs  Educational films  Historical television programs  Interviews  Documentary films  Television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, Donor, Other, brd, Author, Publisher
Classifications: JK511, 342.73
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Publications about WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Publications by WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
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Most widely held works by WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Mandate: the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,477 libraries worldwide
This video, narrated by veteran CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Leading historians, political scientists, and public figures offer insight into presidents and the presidency from George Washington through FDR
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt( visu )
82 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Presents two of ten one-hour documentaries that focus on different aspects of character and governing style of the men who have served as president of the United States. In episode 3, the focus is on John Adams, Zachary Taylor, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Jimmy Carter. Episode 4 looks at Martin Van Buren, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, and Lyndon B. Johnson
The secret life of the brain by David Grubin( visu )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,132 libraries worldwide
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience. From infancy to old age, through language development to Alzheimer's disease, the changes of the brain over the lifespan are shown
Broadway : The American Musical ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Slavery and the making of America ( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development
The Supreme Court by David Strathairn( visu )
11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Volume 2 : This video explores the issues before the Court during the period after the Civil War through to the late 1930's. It was a time of unprecedented economic growth and the conflict between capital and labor was rife. As corporations became more powerful they found an unlikely ally in the Supreme Court
African American lives ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,478 libraries worldwide
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( visu )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post to its continuing pre-eminence in the culture and economy of the world
Rachel Carson's Silent spring ( visu )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
(Producer) This film combines excerpts from letters, books, television programs, and archival footage with interviews to create a vivid picture of Carson and the controversy surrounding her book. The film examines a conflict that the book brought into focus: the conflict between many who believed that technology could cure all ills and that nature could be controlled and others such as Rachel Carson who refused to believe that serious damage to nature was inevitable and represented a reasonable price to pay for "progress."
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( visu )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,412 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
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( visu )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
Host Simon Schama discusses eight works of art, the lives of their creators, and the impact they have made on the world
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( visu )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
" ... the inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the viewpoint of two of the work's supporting, but certainly more outrageous, characters. In this ... version ... the Shakespearean equivalents of Laural and Hardy get a chance to take the lead role in a ... setting where illusion and reality overlap"--Container
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,230 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
Frontier house ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,165 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
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan( visu )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
Portrait of an artist as a young man, and of the times he lived in. Roughly chronological, using archival footage intercut with recent interviews, a story takes shape of Bob Dylan's coming of age from 1961 to 1966 as a singer, songwriter, performer, and star. He takes from others: singing styles, chord changes, and rare records. He keeps moving: on stage, around New York City and on tour, from Suze Rotolo to Joan Baez and on, from songs of topical witness to songs of raucous independence, from folk to rock. He drops the past. He refuses, usually with humour and charm, to be simplified, classified, categorized, or finalized: always becoming, we see a shapeshifter on a journey with no direction home
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 1,148 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 Crash of 1929 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,121 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
The African Americans : many rivers to cross ( visu )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
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controlled identity National Educational Television and Radio Center

controlled identity WNDT (Television station : Newark, N.J.)

13-WNET New York, N.Y.
13/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.). W.N.E.T. (Television station)
New York (N.Y.). WNET (Television station)
New York, Thirteen/WNET
New York, WNET
Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Thirteen-WNET New York, N.Y.
Thirteen/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
W.N.E.T./13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
W.N.E.T. (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
W.N.E.T./Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WNET-13 New York, N.Y.
WNET/13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WNET (Television station) New York.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WNET-Thirteen New York, N.Y.
WNET/Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
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