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Hearst Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 621 works in 985 publications in 2 languages and 26,464 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Television mini-series  Bible television programs  Religious television programs  Drama  Biography  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: BS538, 220.9505
Publication Timeline
Publications about Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
The Bible : the epic miniseries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,469 libraries worldwide
This program is an adaptation of the Bible stories which changed our world. Each story endeavors to stay true to the spirit of the book
Empire State Building by Andy Thomas( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression
The Eiffel Tower by Arts and Entertainment Network( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
This historical tour of the world's most fabled and famous tower begins with the engineer behind it, Gustave Eiffel. When it was first built, just over a century ago, it provoked outrage and ire. The challenges and breakthroughs of its construction are examined
Television : window to the world ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
This feature chronicles the incredible story of television, from the vision of Philo Farnsworth, a Utah farmboy who developed the first working system in 1925, to the latest technological breakthroughs that are transforming the medium. Interviews with media moguls and TV personalities, including legendary anchorman, Walter Cronkite provide an insider's look at the huge industry TV has become. And broadcast pioneers recall the patent battles and competing systems that defined the early years of television
The Manhattan Project by Cynthia C Kelly( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
The scientists and engineers who helped build the world's first nuclear weapon reflect on their accomplishments and legacy
Andrew Carnegie : prince of steel ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Andrew Carnegie, who went from being a poor Scottish immigrant to a fabled man of wealth. Carnegie built a fortune by amassing stock in the growth industries of trains and steel, then started sharing it. Today libraries, concert halls, and universities across the United States have benefitted from his philanthropy
The women of Brewster Place ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Railroads that tamed the West ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
In 1869, one of the greatest building achievements in history--the Transcontinental Railroad--was completed. But for the stalwart settlers willing to risk it all, the American West was far from conquered as travel on the thin steel ribbon of the railroad was a dangerous affair. In this program, rare photographs, re-creations and expert interviews present the story of the western railroads including political struggles, labor concerns, and critical inventions
Mount Rushmore ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore was considered an unorthodox masterpiece when it was created by a young sculptor named Gutzon Borglum. This historical documentary discusses the remarkable design specifications and construction efforts that occurred over the course of 15 years
Charles Darwin : evolution's voice ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Discusses the life, accomplishments, and impact of the great naturalist, Charles Darwin, from his historic voyage on the Beagle to his personal anguish over publicizing his finding
Gothic cathedrals ( visu )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
The Gothic cathedral stands as a rich and complex design. The engineering behind these great testaments to faith has not changed dramatically in 900 years
Panama Canal ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
The French began construction on the Panama Canal in 1880, but abandoned the project after nine years and a loss of 20,000 lives. The United States took over the project and completed it on January 7, 1914. This historical account of its construction examines the ingenuity and enterprise that went into making it one of the 20th-century's engineering wonders
Mahatma Gandhi : pilgrim of peace ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 372 libraries worldwide
The life story of Mahatma Gandhi, who, through his campaign of non-violent resistance, helped lead India to independence from Great Britain
Modern marvels ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
The true history of the engineering marvel: the Great Wall of China
Hidden in silence ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Catholic teenager Stefania Podgórska, who, with her younger sister Helena, hid 13 Jews in the attic of their home in Przemyśl, Poland, during WWII
The Statue of Liberty : enlightening the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Discover the glory of this gift from France in a breathtaking look at the creation and restoration of "Liberty enlightening the world."
More engineering disasters ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Man built monuments on the earth, and then the sea and sky - but at times he has failed. The human factor is never completely eliminated, and through our mistakes, we rise to the heights of modern innovation. Examines some of the largest engineering disasters including early rocket catastrophes, the tragic flaw of the famous Liberty Ships of WWII, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision, the Los Angeles Aqueduct tradegy, the history of the Hartford Civic Center, and the details of the Niagara power fiasco
The creation of the computer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the computer from Charles Babbage's Victorian counting machine to the desktop models of the 1990s
The space shuttle ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
The development of the Shuttle began in the 1950's and was triumphantly launched in 1981. This program examines the successes and failures of the missions and looks at the next generation Space Shuttle, the futuristic X-33
Santa who? ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
What would happen if Santa Claus forgot who he was? After a tumble from his sleigh one wintry night, Old Saint Nick bumps his head and develops a case of amnesia. Now, it's up to the innocence of a young child and the know-how of a skeptical news reporter to help him find his identity and save Christmas Day. During their adventures, Santa isn't the only one who recalls the magical spirit of the holidays
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Hearst Entertainment, Inc.
Hearst Entertainment Television
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