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Works: 5,238 works in 9,887 publications in 1 language and 170,729 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Personal narratives  Educational television programs  Documentary films  Educational films  Television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, fds, Copyright holder, Author
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
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Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( visu )
152 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 4,073 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? by PBS HOME VIDEO( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,538 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 )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Sick around the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 961 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 how other advanced capitalist democracies - the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland - deliver healthcare, and what the United States might learn from their successes and failures"--Container
FRONTLINE ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 917 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
Pyramid by David Macaulay( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 917 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
Castle by David Macaulay( visu )
14 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 898 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
A class divided by William Peters( visu )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 872 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 )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 862 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 823 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
Beyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look ahead ( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 769 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 )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
"Children with learning disabilities often find themselves isolated from [the] 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 ... The purpose of this video is to provide parents and teachers with information and guidance related to the development of social competence for children and youths with learning disabilities"--Parent's guide (booklet)
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 736 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
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
Shows the formation of the underground railroad and depicts the anti-slavery movement in America
The incredible journey of the butterflies ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 694 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 the viewer to the locations they call home
Frontier house ( visu )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technologly of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the conseqences in the Montana wilderness
Roman city by David Macaulay( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Shows how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them and used these cities to link their vast empire into a commerical and political unit. Live-action segments visit historical sites and reveal how these structures were built and used. Animated segments tell the story of the construction and conflicts of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul
Can you afford to retire? by PBS HOME VIDEO( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 671 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
Secrets of the mind by A. G Cairns-Smith( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 659 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 by American Experience( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 634 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
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