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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Overview
Works: 1,681 works in 3,259 publications in 3 languages and 41,626 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Science television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Pictorial works 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, brd, Publisher
Classifications: QL737.P96, 932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The river Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorius monuments the world has ever seen"--Container
Rain forest by David Hughes( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the rare beauty and rich variety of plant and animal life found in a Costa Rican rain forest. Also examines the impact of man's exploitation of the rain forest on this fragile ecosystem
Planet earth( Visual )

53 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists explain current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans, and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets
Among the wild chimpanzees : [join Jane Goodall in her pioneering study of chimpanzees in Africa] by Mei guo guo jia di li xue hui( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents Jane Goodall's twenty-two year field research on the wild chimpanzees of East Africa. Shows the Chimpanzees' nomadic behavior, their family structure, and their ability to hunt and make and use tools. Also looks at discoveries of warfare and cannibalism
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents research underway on the variety of species of sharks, their feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities, and tells how th fish is wrongfully maligned. University of Maryland professor and shark enthusiast Eugenie Clark takes the viewer along on her underwater explorations and to Japan to witness cultural ceremonies that attend the shark fishing season
Martha Graham : dance on film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. A Dancer's World (1957), narrated by Graham herself, is a glimpse into her class work and methodology. Appalachian Spring (1958) and Night Journey (1961) are two complete Graham ballets, the first a celebration of the American pioneer spirit, scored by Aaron Copland, the second a powerfully physical rendering of the Oedipus myth. These are signature Graham works and tributes to the art of the human body."--Container
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscopic view of Jerusalem and its people as they are today--the remarkable outcome of 3,000 years of history, hope, and faith
Mysteries of mankind by National Geographic( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduai Gorge, Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating, and the search for a common ancestor
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
The Grizzlies( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly. Explores the relationship between the bear and man
Miracle at Moreaux by Wonderworks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, three Jewish children fleeing Nazi-occupied France find refuge in a Catholic school run by Sister Gabrielle, who with her students devises a dangerous plan to help the children reach the border--and freedom
Living treasures of Japan by The National Geographic Society( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangile cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker
The Infinite voyage : the geometry of life by Georgann Kane( Visual )

50 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how new technologies allow scientists to examine genetic evidence of human and animal evolution, trace hereditary diseases, and produce new vaccines using genetic engineering
Gorilla by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, research psychologist, writer-photographer, and husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and effects of their exploitation by humans
Medea by Euripides( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides' great classic about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality
The Explorers : a century of discovery by -( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Amazon, land of the flooded forest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Amazon River region where every year flood waters overflow the riverbanks, invading the land and creating a world where the life of river and forest is joined. Naturalist Michael Goulding shares his knowledge of the area, its people, and interrelationships among fish and animals of the forest canopy
Cats : caressing the tiger( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By night, they're ruthless hunters that stalk their prey with a keen sense of sight and smell. By day, they're playful, loving companions for millions. Today, cats ournumber dogs as America's favorite pet. Worshiped in ancient Egypt and persecuted during medieval times, domestic cats over the centuries have been feared and adored. As comforting companions, cats provide therapy for the elderly and autistic. But as dramatic sequences show, the behavior of cats is never far removed from that of their cousins in the wild. If you've ever wondered why cats always land on all four feet or what makes them purr, watch this video
Love those trains( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a nostalgic journey into the world of trains. Travels aboard the Orient Express as it wines and dines the elite, the Guayaquil/Quito Train which transports rooftop passengers through the Andes, and the Salad Bowl Express which ships fresh produce from California to New York. Also shows the 150th anniversary celebration of the John Bull, the world's oldest operable steam engine
The Invisible world by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which examines the universe of shapes, movements, and lives that exist beyond the limited range of human vision by using highly specialized cameras, imaging devices, and electron microscopes
 
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Alternative Names
Pittsburgh (Pa.) W.Q.E.D. (Television station)

Pittsburgh (Pa.) WQED (Television station)

Pittsburgh Television Station WQED

W.Q.E.D. (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

WQED-TV

Languages
English (395)

Spanish (6)

French (2)

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GorillaThe Explorers : a century of discovery