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Is Wal-Mart good for America? ( visu )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,512 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 ( visu )
12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,356 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
How difficult can this be? understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop by Richard D Lavoie( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Pyramid by David Macaulay( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
Animated segments follows the intricate step-by-step process of the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza and tell the story of Egyptian civilization, while live-action segments explore historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
A class divided by William Peters( visu )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,112 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
Ghosts of Rwanda ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 884 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
Roots of resistance a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
"Recounts the story of black America's secret railroad to freedom through narratives of escaped slaves. Viewers listen to interviews with descendents of slaves and slaveholders describing personal danger and risks involved in each slave's departure. After the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, even a successful flight to free territory didn't guarantee freedom from professional slave catchers who hunted down these men and women and returned them to a life on southern plantations"--Container
One woman, one vote ( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 858 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 )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 857 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
Inside the teenage brain ( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 850 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
Castle by David Macaulay( visu )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Leads viewers on a tour of a fictitious 13th century English castle, explaining its cultural and sociological significance as well as its architectural design. This colorful and detailed animated program dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
FRONTLINE ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 848 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
Geronimo and the Apache resistance ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Chiracahua Apaches tell their own story, a different story from the myths we have learned about the Apaches and about Geronimo
Africans in America America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Considers the contradictions that lay at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War
Cathedral by David Macaulay( visu )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 794 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
Beyond F.A.T. city a look back, a look ahead ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 781 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.)
Frontier House ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 760 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
Frederick Douglass when the lion wrote history ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
Last one picked-- first one picked on ( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 749 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
Can you afford to retire? ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
"The baby boomer generation is headed for a shock as it hits retirement: boomers will be long on life expectancy but short on income. In addition to Social Security, the pillars of retirement income for Americans have been either lifetime corporate pensions or employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks. But both retirement strategies are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies, and the 2001-2002 stock market crash, most boomers now expect to be working into their retirement years."--Container
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