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Eyes on the prize ( visu )
35 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,866 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 )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,522 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
How difficult can this be? understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop by Richard D Lavoie( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Castle by David Macaulay( visu )
14 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 1,084 libraries worldwide
Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Dramatizes the building of the structure and portrays the lifestyle of the castle's inhabitants. Includes some liveaction sequences
Pyramid by David Macaulay( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 1,084 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
A class divided by William Peters( visu )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,037 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. Includes scenes of her lesson being used in a prison setting
Ghosts of Rwanda ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 881 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
FRONTLINE ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 873 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
Roots of resistance a story of the underground railroad ( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Documents the seventy-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. The film illuminates the alliances, 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 796 libraries worldwide
A dramatic animated story tells 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 program xamines how cities helped maintain the Roman Empire and explores the role of the built environment in meeting and shaping people's needs
Last one picked-- first one picked on by Richard D Lavoie( visu )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 788 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
Beyond F.A.T. city a look back, a look ahead ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 773 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.)
Geronimo and the Apache resistance ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Chiricahua 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 759 libraries worldwide
Considers the contradictions that lie 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
Frontier House ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 736 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
Cathedral by David Macaulay( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 732 libraries worldwide
Follows the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Beaulieu during the thirteenth century, in order to understand why and how the great cathedrals of Europe were built. Alternates between modern footage and animation
Can you afford to retire? ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Documentary on a Business Topic! Baby boomers are facing a retirement shock: long life expectancy but short income. The pillars of retirement income for Americans, Social Security, corporate pensions and employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks, are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies, and the 2001-2002 stock market crash, most boomers will now be working in their retirement years
Frederick Douglass when the lion wrote history ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Archival materials and Douglass' autobiographical writings are used to present the story of his life
Secrets of the mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 651 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
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