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

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Works: 7,888 works in 15,732 publications in 1 language and 350,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Educational films  Made-for-TV movies  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre, brd, Publisher, Donor, Other
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Mandate : the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,441 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 secret life of the brain ( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,628 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
Broadway : The American Musical by Michael Kantor( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,615 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 song 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
Rachel Carson's Silent spring ( visu )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,522 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."
Slavery and the making of America ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,476 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
African American lives ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,426 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 )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,424 libraries worldwide
This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( visu )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
Examines the Battle of Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, from the perspective of the Lakota, Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow who lived on the Great Plains and from that of the white settlers who pushed west across the continent. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
The ascent of money by Niall Ferguson( visu )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
Bestselling author, economist and historian Niall Ferguson takes a look at how money evolved, from the concept of credit and debt in the Renaissance to the emergence of a global economy and the subprime crisis we face today
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,235 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
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Martin Scorsese( visu )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
A two part documentary on the fascinating career of Bob Dylan in the early sixties. Scorsese's film chronicles the early years of Dylan, collecting clips of the singer-songwriter from 1961-66, as he went from being a rising star on the New York City folk scene to one of the country's greatest protest singers to, in the words of one irate concertgoer, a "Judas" for plugging in and going electric
Frontier house ( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,211 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
The African Americans : many rivers to cross ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,169 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
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,120 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
Art of the Western world by Michael Wood( visu )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. The series can be used to introduce students to the Western canon, or as review material for teachers
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Murder one ( visu )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Examines the crimes of six convicted murderers using the interviews with the murderers, witnesses, and accomplices, and backgrounds of the murderers
 
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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
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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