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WRCA-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

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Works: 16 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 16 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
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Publications about WRCA-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Publications by WRCA-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Most widely held works about WRCA-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
 
Most widely held works by WRCA-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Dr. Joyce Brothers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dr. Brothers answers questions from a woman whose husband has 'wandering eyes, ' a woman whose husband only wants sex once every three weeks and a woman whose husband will not give her spending money even though she quit her job to marry him. Following the program, Roger Tuttle gives a brief history of the program and describes Dr. Brothers' qualifications; Dr. Brothers emphasizes that the letters are authentic and says that her answers are planned and researched, not improvised
TV workshop ( visu )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"[The program] has no regular day of broadcast; nor has it a regular time. Its format is so flexible as to be nonexistent. The individual programs which have made up the series so far range from a television version of the literary essay to a dramatization based on American folk heroes and folk songs. It has included a week-long Freedom Festival, a vaudeville approach to concert music, 'eavesdropping' in a psychiatrist's office, and a distinguished drama quartet reading children's classics."--1955 Peabody Digest. This episode features the essays "Story for today" by Norman Cousins; "The hunter and the forest", a story without words by Arne Sucksdorff; and "Misery loves comedy", written and spoken by Martin Levin
The open mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"This is based upon the premise that open and free discussion, when conducted in a responsible, mature and non-sensational manner, is basic to the solution of the major social, personal and psychological problems which face Americans today. 'The Open Mind' has exploded the myth that many of these problems are too controversial to be discussed on a mass medium of communication which reaches all of the people."--1957 Peabody Digest. This episode is about rectifying racist attitudes. Public service advertising, such as that produced by the Anti-defamation League of B'nai B'rith, is discussed. Guests include Benjamin Epstein, National Director of the Anti-defamation League of B'nai B'rith; Dr. Marie Jahoda, Professor of Psychology at New York University; and market analyst Elmo Roper
The Open mind. its impact on American life ( visu )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Among the issues discussed are whether television should reflect or shape public taste and ideas; the reasons why television receives so much attention and criticism from the government and from its consumers in general; the influence of advertisers; and the standards to which the industry should be held
They speak for themselves ( visu )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"The program was designed to show how youth, with proper guidance, can achieve excellence in science. On each program, one or two students show and describe their activities in various scientific fields. They are interviewed by Dr. Carol Newsom, President of New York University, or by Dr. Paul Brandwein, outstanding science author. During the last portion of the program, John K.M. McCaffery interviews a prominent scientist."--1958 Peabody Digest. Laurence Feiner discusses his belief that better tools are a necessary foundation for scientific advancement and demonstrates the three-coordinate graph he built. Edwin Starr discusses the earth satellite he designed and built. John K.M. McCaffery interviews Dr. Royal Weller, Vice President for Engineering, Stromberg-Carlson Company, Division of General Dynamics
The open mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"The primary objective of this weekly series is to bring difficult social and personal issues into the open, to discuss them freely and intelligently, but always with proper concern for the feeling of the home audience. The program features a panel plus moderator Richard Heffner, Director of Public Affairs for WRCA-TV."--1956 Peabody Digest. This episode is about religious prejudice, antisemitism in particular. Members of the panel discussion group include Marie Jahoda, co-author of Anti-semitism and emotional disorder: a psychoanalytic interpretation; Harold Taylor, President of Sarah Lawrence College; and Arnold Foster of the Anti-Defamation League
We deal in futures ( visu )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"This special series of programs, conducted by teacher-author Charles Van Doren, was seen on WRCA-TV for six consecutive Sundays starting October 13. The programs presented graphic and comprehensive reports on schools, emphasizing their triumphs and problems in an effort to stimulate community interest and action. 'We deal in futures' was WRCA-TV's contribution to the NBC-owned station's 'Know Your Schools' public service project."--1957 Peabody Digest. The subject of this episode is teachers' job satisfaction and social conditions in public schools, with guests Emma Sheehy and Joan Dunn
Hi, mom! ( visu )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"[Program] is an hour of entertainment, presented daily, designed for the young folks and mothers. The program is hosted by Shari Lewis who specializes in fun and games. Along with Miss Lewis daily are Miss Jane Warren, registered nurse, Miss Josephine McCarthy with cooking hints, and an integrated film segment titled "It's Baby Time," featuring Dr. W.W. Bauer."--1957 Peabody Digest. This episode features the hand puppets Lamb Chop and Charley Horse. There are segments on making a handkerchief puppet, cooking, and infant care. Jane Warren demonstrates home sterilization of baby formula bottles using Davol bottles. Dr. Bauer answers mothers' questions
The open mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"This is based upon the premise that open and free discussion, when conducted in a responsible, mature and non-sensational manner, is basic to the solution of the major social, personal and psychological problems which face Americans today. 'The Open Mind' has exploded the myth that many of these problems are too controversial to be discussed on a mass medium of communication which reaches all of the people."--1957 Peabody Digest. This episode is about rights of privacy and television broadcasting. Guests include critics Gilbert Seldes and Marya Mannes, and news commentator Chet Huntley
Sunday's schedule ( visu )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"'Sunday's Schedule' is a three and one half hour local television show combining religion, education, public service features and entertainment. It is aimed at the entire family, starting early in the morning as a 'baby sitter' for children and proceeding to 'grow up' as it goes along."--1957 Peabody Digest. This segment includes singing, reading the Sunday funnies, featuring "Smitty," and the telling of a story using a felt pictureboard
Sing-a-song ( visu )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Charity Bailey at the piano plays and sings her featured folk songs to a group of children ages five to eleven, assembled in the studio. She requests the group to join her in the renditions by voice, percussion instrument or perhaps in a dance interpretation. Charity asks the children and parents watching at home to join in the singing."--1955 Peabody Digest
Hi mom! ( visu )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In this episode, Shari talks about Christmas with puppets Lamb Chop and Charley Horse. Nurse Palmer asks Dr. Given about croup and viruses. Shari sings several songs, invites children at home to join her in games, and plays with a pekingese puppy. Josie McCarthy suggests a dinner menu and demonstrates the preparation of rice pudding
Leon Pearson and the news ( visu )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Leon Pearson's daily analysis of the news within NBC's 'Today' program ... is a distinct forward step in local television programming. In his segment each day, Mr. Pearson analyzes the significance of the news and, if warranted, does not hesitate to assume an 'editorial slant.'"--1957 Peabody Digest. In this episode, Pearson discusses Cold War implications of nuclear warfare and civil defense
For the people ( visu )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
He uses the Scopes Trial, the Lindbergh Case and the Hiss case to make various points about the differences between state and federal courts and cases
Aquí se habla Inglés ( visu )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In this episode, Roman reads job listings, encourages viewers to register to vote and explains how voting booths work. Barbeito gives the day's new vocabulary words and chats about different modes of travel to teach usage of 'fast' and 'slowly.' Includes a film using line drawings to illustrate simple sentences teaching the names of various body parts and the use of common adjectives
 
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