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The Inspector Lynley mysteries by WGBH Boston ; CINAR( visu )
46 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,902 libraries worldwide
Suave, sophisticated Detective Inspector Lynley and his prickly, plebian sidekick Detective Sergeant Havers are back with two new gripping mysteries in this sixth and final series. But with Lynley struggling to cope with his wife's death -- and Havers struggling with her partner's heavy drinking -- will they be able to focus on solving crime?
The miracle of life by Northern Virginia Community College( visu )
32 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 2,870 libraries worldwide
A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the female and male reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth
Persuasion by Roger Michell( visu )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 2,016 libraries worldwide
Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne was persuaded to break off her engagement. Eight years later, Anne has lived to regret her decision. She never stopped loving Wentworth, and when he returns from sea with rank and fortune, she can only watch as every eligible young woman in the district falls at his feet. Can Frederick forgive Anne for listening to her family instead of her heart?
Vietnam : a television history by Judy Crichton( visu )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( visu )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
Set against the stark beauty of the English moor, the mysterious gypsy boy Heathcliff, who has been adopted by the Earnshaw family, discovers his soul mate in his stepsister Cathy. As a man unable to have the love of his life, he seeks vengeance against anyone who comes between them
The elegant universe by B Greene( visu )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,821 libraries worldwide
Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Mystery of the senses : a Nova miniseries by Diane Ackerman( visu )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,811 libraries worldwide
Enjoy a celebration of the senses, a vivid blend of science and imagery. Explore how art and science enhance this, our most magical sense
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( visu )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,800 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
Is Wal-Mart good for America? ( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,755 libraries worldwide
Examines Wal-Mart's importation of Chinese goods into the United States. Discusses that while some economists credit Wal-Mart's focus on low costs with helping contain U.S. inflation, others charge that the company is the main force driving the massive overseas shift to China in the production of American consumer goods, resulting in hundreds of thousands of lost jobs and a lower standard of living in the U.S
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( visu )
50 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
Focuses on two major events involving students in the civil rights struggle--the lunch counter sit-ins in the south (particularly Nashville, Tennessee) and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Mississippi. Included in the program is the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee and the importance it played in these events
We Shall Remain : America Through Native Eyes ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,653 libraries worldwide
When Europeans arrived in North America, they encountered the Native people. Contrary to stereotype, American Indians were not simply ferocious warriors or peaceable lovers of the land. They were, like all people, an amalgam: charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful, and reckless. Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture using all avenues available, including military, legal, and political action, diplomacy, and supplication of the spiritual realm. From the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s who used their alliance with the English to weaken rival tribes, to the bold new leaders of the 1970s who harnessed the momentum of the civil rights movement to forge a pan-Indian identity. Spanning almost four hundred years, these documentaries tell the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective, presenting Native history as an integral part of the American story
A class divided by William Peters( visu )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,593 libraries worldwide
In 1970 Jane Elliott, a public school teacher in Iowa, divided her all-white third-graders into blue and brown-eyed groups for a lesson in discrimination. On successive days, each group was treated as inferior and subjected to discrimination. This documentary reunites the teacher and class after 15 years to relate the enduring effects of their experiment
American experience ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,555 libraries worldwide
This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds
Reconstruction : the second Civil War ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
The story of the tumultuous years after the Civil War during which America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and, at the same time, how former slaves could be brought into the life of the country
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance ( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Descendants of legendary Native American leader Geronimo tell the story of a half-century of war, displacement, confinement, and finally resistance that ended with the decimation of the Chiricahua Apaches and the loss of their traditional homeland in the Southwest. Geronimo is revealed as a shrewd leader, formidable fighter, and poetic shaman--dedicated to a crusade to keep his ancestral land, repeatedly defying and eluding federal authorities. When the government finally forced his surrender in 1886, the Apaches were prisoners, moved to reservations in Florida and later Oklahoma. Their homeland was never returned to them. The film tells an unpleasant story of cruelty, prejudice, and betrayal, and of a tragic collision of two civilizations, each with startlingly different views of one another
The murder of Emmett Till ( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black boy who whistled at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store in 1955, was a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. Although Till's killers were apprehended, they were quickly acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury and proceeded to sell their story to a journalist, providing grisly details of the murder. Three months after Till's body was recovered, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness
The merchants of cool ( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
"Frontline journeys into the world of the marketers of popular culture to teenagers. They spend their days sifting through reams of market research data. They conduct endless surveys and focus groups. They comb the streets, the schools, and the malls, hot on the trail of the 'next big thing' that will snare the attention of their prey, a market segment worth an estimated
New York : a documentary film by Ric Burns( visu )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,454 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
Depression : out of the shadows by McPhee. ; (Production personnel); (Director); (Author)( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
"Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease."--Original container
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Alternative Names
Boston (Mass.) W.G.B.H. (Television station)
Boston (Mass.) WGBH (Television station)
Boston Television station WGBH-TV.
W.G.B.H. (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
W.G.B.H.-TV (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Boston (Television station)
WGBH-TV (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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