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WGBH (Firm)

Works: 112 works in 146 publications in 1 language and 10,484 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Children's films  Film adaptations  Educational television programs  Historical films  Children's television programs 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about WGBH (Firm)
Most widely held works by WGBH (Firm)
Persuasion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, she allowed herself to be persuaded by her snobbish family's conviction of his unworthiness. But now, after a separation of eight years, Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth are to meet again and the tables have turned. Her former lover's fortunes have prospered and he is now returned from a career at sea both eligible and affluent. Anne's father, Sir Walter Elliot of Kellynch Hall, has been forced to lease their home and move the family into a rather small abode in Bath. Just as Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, so she must accept that his heart now seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove
Arthur's missing Pal by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Arthur's dog Pal disappears, Arthur must enlist the help of Buster and the gang to track him down. While Pal finds his freedom, Arthur discovers how much he misses his dog. Will he find Pal and learn responsibility?
Henry Ford by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise of Henry Ford from machinist and engineer to powerful industrialist. Examines his development of an automobile affordable to the masses and his institution of the five-dollar-a-day wage. Explores his disapproval of organized labor and his antagonistic relationship with his son
Curious George gets a new toy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious George loves to play, and nothing's quite as exciting to play with as a brand new toy! Join everyone's favorite monkey for 8 shows from the Daytime Emmy-winning TV series as he tries to win a guessing game, saves up for a brand new sailboat, and even builds his own treehouse!
Making stuff( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step behind the headlines as Making Stuff dramatizes the human stories woven into the current wave of hi-tech breakthroughs. Hosted by the New York Times' lively technology correspondent David Pogue, each hour in this four-part series explores the talent, luck, and determination that can turn a wild idea into a cutting-edge material or high-tech breakthrough
Peep & the big wide world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Peep, Chirp, and Quack as they explore the big wide world of animals. Meet an eager beaver, three shy bunnies, a frisky cat, a colorful butterfly, and Hoot the Owl
Peep and the big wide world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peep, Chirp, and Quack find the finniest things! Visit Peep's big wide world and join in the search. Discover a flashlight, a bouncing weasel, a stand-offish duck, and the very last flower of summer. Explore the wonders of a mirror-and enjoy the comic spell it casts on a certain blue duck. This animated series gives the innovative ides of teaching science to young children
The lost prince by Stephen Poliakoff( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda Richardson and Tom Hollander star as Queen Mary and King George V. After discovering that their son Prince John (Daniel Williams and Matthew Thomas) suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities, the royals have the boy sent off to be raised in a rural farmhouse, lest he tarnish the family's image of superiority. Removed from the public eye and the attention of his parents, Prince John forms a loving bond with his nurse, Lalla (Gina McKee)
Dogs and more dogs : the true story of man's best friend( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lithgow narrates this insightful look at how dogs evolved from fierce wolves to playful pets--and why there are so many types of dogs today.--Container
Everest : 50 years on the mountain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Half a century ago, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first humans to stand atop the highest mountain on earth. Now their sons and Brent Bishop, son of the first American to summit Everest, make a historic expedition to face Everest's unforgiving heights."--Container
At the edge of space( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the blue sky above us and the infinite blackness of space lies a frontier full of enigmas that scientists have only just begun to investigate. It takes viewers on an exploration to probe the earth-space boundary zone, which is home to some of nature's most puzzling and alluring phenomena: the shimmering aurora, streaking meteors, and fleeting flashes that shoot upwards from thunderclouds, known as sprites
Lost in detention : President Obama's tough immigration enforcement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than one million immigrants have been deported since President Obama took office. Deportations and detentions have reached record levels. The get-tough policy has brought complaints of abuse and harsh treatment. Now viewers can investigate Obama's enforcement strategies and journey into the secretive world of immigrant detention, while getting a penetrating look at who is being detained and what is happening to them
Addiction( Visual )

3 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America is in the midst of the deadliest drug epidemic in US history. In 2017 alone, around 70,000 Americans died from drug overdoses, driven by a dramatic rise in the abuse of opioids like OxyContin, heroin, and fentanyl. It's a slow-motion disaster that is destroying whole communities, with no end in sight. As our nation looks for answers, take an unflinching look at the epidemic through the eyes of those living through it. Along the way, join doctors, psychologists, and neuroscientists as they investigate how drugs of abuse alter the brain, and why it is so hard to control. They are narrowing in on how we should address our drug problem, from the development of evidence-based treatments and new medications, to the rethinking of public policies. With vivid case studies and insights into the latest scientific breakthroughs, unravel the complex and tragic puzzle of how addiction works, and how it can be beaten"--Container
Time warp trio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whenever three 10-year-old boys open their magical book, it teleports them into incredible adventures with true historical legends. Each page brings an exciting adventure full of mystery and action for three boys who have become the Time Warp Trio
Holocaust escape tunnel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heart of Lithuania, a Holocaust secret lies buried. A team of archaeologists probes the ruins of a Nazi death camp to find the truth behind tales of a tunnel dug by desperate Jewish prisoners and their daring escape
Hitler's sunken secret( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most daring resistance operations of World War II was the sinking of a cargo of 'heavy water' destined for the Nazi's secret atomic bomb project. Explore the bottom of a Norwegian lake with a remotely operated vehicle to find the ferry
The ghost particle( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cosmos has a secret ingredient: a swarm of invisible particles that fills every cubic inch of space. Trillions of them zip through our bodies but we don't notice a thing. NOVA tells the 70-year struggle of scientists to understand them
America by the numbers : the new deciders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Deciders presents surprising numbers and the gripping real-life stories behind population change, demonstrating how demography becomes destiny for politics in the 2016 election and beyond. It looks at Black millennial voters in North Carolina, Cleveland Muslims organizing to fight Islamphobia through the ballot, a Florida Latino couple from Orlando redefining the political power of Christian evangelicals, and finally at Asian-American candidates in Orange County, California
My brother's bomber( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For some 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, a terrorist act that killed 270 people, including his older brother David. Now, Dornstein sets out to find the men responsible, hunting for clues to the identities and whereabouts of the suspects in the ruins and chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya in this rare, real-life spy thriller
The body in the library( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolly Bantry enlists Miss Marple's help after she and her husband find the body of a mystery woman in their library. When news spreads that a glamorous exhibition dancer has disappeared from the hotel where she worked, the victim--if not the murderer--is identified. Then another body is discovered
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