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Works: 5,277 works in 9,430 publications in 1 language and 176,354 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Historical television programs  Personal narratives  Biography  Educational television programs  Television programs  Television adaptations  Documentary films 
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Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
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Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( visu )
92 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 2,455 libraries worldwide
Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Is Wal-Mart good for America? ( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,543 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
The American president by Philip B Kunhardt( visu )
48 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
J. Adams, Taylor, Hayes, Carter: Each president is alone accountable for his administration, but powerful interests continually push and pull him on all sides. The four grouped here raised independence in action to a point of principle, making it a test of character. Determined to stand on his own ground despite potential damage to his political base, each battled with powerful interests and political affiliates, often unsuccessfully
Sick around the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
"Four in five Americans say the U.S. health-care system needs "fundamental" change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a health-care system, or are these nations so culturally different from us that their solutions would simply not be acceptable to Americans? FRONTLINE correspondent T.R. Reid examines first-hand the health-care systems of other advanced capitalist democracies -- UK, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, and Taiwan -- to see what tried and tested ideas might help us reform our broken health-care system."--Frontline web site
Pyramid by Laurence Rees( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Animated segments follows the intricate step-by-step process of the building of an ancient Egyptian pyramid and tell the story of Egyptian civilization while live-action segments explore historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Castle by David Macaulay( visu )
14 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Includes live-action sequences in which David Macaulay explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
FRONTLINE ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? This in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world continues a line of investigation that began in 2008, with the FRONTLINE report "Growing Up Online." The journalists attempt to understand the implications of living in a world consumed by technology and the impact that this constant connectivity may have on future generations
A class divided by William Peters( visu )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 895 libraries worldwide
Documents a reunion of Iowa teacher Jane Elliott and her third-grade class of 1970, subjects that year of an ABC News television documentary entitled the Eye of the storm. Shows how her experimental curriculum on the evils of discrimination had a lasting effect on the lives of the students
Ghosts of Rwanda ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis
Inside the Teenage Brain ( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
"It's the mystery of mysteries - especially to parents. Now the experts are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do and how the new discoveries can change the way we teach, or perhaps even understand, our teenagers"--Container
How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Beyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look ahead ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Offers practical strategies and inspirational advice for teachers and parents of children with learning disabilities who constantly struggle with Frustration, Anxiety, and Tension (F.A.T.)
Last one picked-- first one picked on by Richard D Lavoie( visu )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
"Children with learning disabilities often find themselves isolated from this valued world of friendship. Their impulsive, immature and unpredictable behavior often results in social isolation and rejection. Their behavior is often misunderstood and misinterpreted by peers and adults. Although they often receive assistance and empathy for their 'academic' problems, their lack of 'social competence' is viewed as willful and negative."--Teacher's guide
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Documents the 70-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and historical perspectives
Roman city by David Macaulay( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Through a combination of documentary footage and animated story sequences, Roman City examines how cities helped maintain the Roman Empire. This program explores the role of the built environment in meeting and shaping people's needs. In the live-action segments, Macaulay visits many sites throughout the former Roman Empire including the Colosseum in Rome, the Pont du Gard in France, and the ruins of Pompeii and explains how various structures were built and how they were used. The animated segments tell the story of the construction of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul, visualizing both the ingenuity of Roman technology and the resistance of the local inhabitants
The incredible journey of the butterflies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home
Frontier house ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 688 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
Secrets of the mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Follows neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran as he investigates four mysterious psychological cases involving blindness and sight, phantom limbs and pain, and delusional thinking, and delivers his astounding conclusions
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Using archival photos and interviews with descendants of the Chiricahua Apaches, the program highlights the clash between Indian and white cultures and portrays the effects on an Indian society faced with the loss of its land and traditions
Cathedral by David Macaulay( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Combines location sequences and animation to show the building of a Gothic cathedral. Begins with a tour of Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bourges, Beauvais, Notre Dame de Paris, Laon, and the Royal Abbey Church of St. Denis. Discusses life in the medieval era and how churches were a center of life
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