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PBS Distribution (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,293 works in 2,099 publications in 1 language and 318,615 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Documentary television programs  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Motion pictures  Historical television programs  Television series  History 
Roles: Distributor, fds
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about PBS Distribution (Firm)
Publications by PBS Distribution (Firm)
Most widely held works by PBS Distribution (Firm)
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( visu )
44 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 5,043 libraries worldwide
The Great War rages across Europe, and not even the serene Yorkshire countryside is free from its effects. The men and women of Downton are doing their part: heir Matthew Crawley and footman Thomas Barrow are off fighting, while Lady Grantham and Isobel Crawley are squabbling over whether Downton should be used as a hospital. Lady Mary is seeing a wealthy newspaper magnate while Lady Edith becomes much warmer and Lady Sybil seeks to ingratiate herself with the staff. Below stairs, as his former wife bedevils John and Anna, Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes struggle to keep the house running smoothly
Frontline ( visu )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 4,991 libraries worldwide
Higher education is a $400 billion industry fueled by taxpayer money. One of the fastest-growing and most controversial sectors of the industry is the for-profit colleges and universities. Frontline looks at these for-profit colleges and universities and how the way they use money affects the education they provide
American experience ( visu )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 4,314 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
Dinosaur train by Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,931 libraries worldwide
Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills as the audience learns about life science, natural history, and paleontology
Daniel Tiger's neighborhood ( visu )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,632 libraries worldwide
Four-year-old Daniel Tiger invites young viewers directly into his world, giving them a kid's eye view of his life and making them feel like one of his neighbors
Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes( visu )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,448 libraries worldwide
The War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season. In the wake of World War I, Robert, Earl of Grantham, sticks to his duty to maintain Downton more firmly than ever
Wild Kratts by Chris Kratt( visu )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 2,342 libraries worldwide
The Kratt Brother's adventure continues into the jungle! Join the brothers in discovering some of the most interesting and elusive creatures in the world. Learn how lizards walk on water, orangutans create medicines, and tarsiers survive in total darkness. Martin and Chris study the ways of this diverse ecosystem, all while helping out their jungle friends
The national parks America's best idea by Ken Burns( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,223 libraries worldwide
Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( visu )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,113 libraries worldwide
1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,094 libraries worldwide
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,061 libraries worldwide
As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he can't help but question his place in the world. Mary is finally coming to accept that she would like to marry again, but will she ever be able to find the same happiness that she had with Matthew? And with no news of her beloved Gregson, Edith suffers under the burden of her terrible secret. Downstairs, all of the servants must consider what effect social changes may have on their working lives. No one, Mr. Carson to Daisy, will be left unaffected. The Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably intertwined as they rise to meet the new challenges of the day
The Bletchley circle : cracking a killer's code ( visu )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,884 libraries worldwide
Four women who worked as codebreakers at Bletchley Park have taken up civilian lives
The Roosevelts : an intimate history ( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
Downton Abbey by Julian Fellowes( visu )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,540 libraries worldwide
The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners, and its servants, while past scandals continue to loom. Return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season to discover what will finally become of the Crawley family, and the servants who work for them, as they face new challenges and begin forging different paths in a rapidly changing world. Secrets and rifts threaten the unity of the family, while those below stairs continue to navigate social changes which put their futures in jeopardy
Peep & the big wide world ( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,417 libraries worldwide
Set in and around a pond, a bush, and a tin can, follow a newly hatched chicken named Peep, and his friends Chirp and Quack, a robin and a duck, on their daily adventures. They live in a place of great wonder and mystery, a place they are forever eager to explore, a place they call 'the big wide world'. Celebrate being curious, being adventurous, and, for at least one character, being a duck
The Buddha the story of Siddhartha by David Grubin( visu )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,345 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
The Central Park five ( visu )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of raping a white woman, Trisha Meili, in New York City's Central Park. They spent 6-13 years in prison before a serial rapist, Matias Reyes, confessed that he alone had committed the crime, leading to their convictions being overturned.Set against a backdrop of a city beset by violence and racial tension, tells the story of the horrific crime, the rush to judgment by the police, and media clamoring for sensational stories, an outraged public, and five lives upended by this miscarriage of justice
Baseball ( visu )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,252 libraries worldwide
It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns
Slavery by another name ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the United States ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force
God in America : how religious liberty shaped America ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Traces over five hundred years of American religious history, from the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the 2008 presidential election, exploring the complex interaction between religion and democracy in the United States
 
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