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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Works: 1,725 works in 3,510 publications in 4 languages and 36,517 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Biographies  Documentary films  Drama  History  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Dance television programs  Internet videos 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, brd, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 792.845
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Pa.) WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 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 glorious monuments the world has ever seen"--Container
Rain forest by David Hughes( Visual )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 922 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
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dancer's world: Martha Graham and the Martha Graham Dance Company perform a series of short dances, interspersed with commentary by Graham and writer Leroy Leatherman. In this 30-minute Peabody Award-winning film, Miss Graham and her company demonstrate the challenge and beauty of expression through movement. Developed during her European and Asian tours, the format of the film -- "exercises de style", as the French call it -- takes us into her dressing room, the studio, and the spirit of dance itself
Martha Graham : dance on film by Aaron Copland( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 730 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
Among the Wild Chimpanzees by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 709 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 English and Spanish and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expedition led by Ron and Valerie Taylor studies sharks and experiments with special stainless steel suits which enable users to survive shark attacks
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 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 )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 574 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 Grizzlies( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 552 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 Paul Shapiro( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 524 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 )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 9 of Japan's craftsmen and performing artists who have been deemed worthy of protection by the Japanese government in a unique effort to preserve ancient artistic traditions
Surviving Everest by Liesl Clark( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth-- Mount Everest
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 503 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, a research psychologist, a writer-photographer, and a husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates the animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and the effects of their exploitation by humans
The Explorers : a century of discovery by -( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents major explorations and discoveries of the 20th century in celebration of the Society's 100th anniversary. Introduces some of the world's great explorers and expeditions including trips to the North and South Pole, a motorized expedition across Asia and a balloon voyage into the stratosphere
Medea by Euripides( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides' great classic about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. life lessons : self-esteem, creativity and musical fun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Circus fun": See performances by trapeze artists, acrobats, elephants and more! Go behind the scenes with Mister Rogers and learn how clowns put on their make-up and talk with some of the many other people who work at the circus. "Music adventure": Mister Rogers visits a friend who has a fascinating collection of musical instruments from around the world
Cats : caressing the tiger by National Geographic( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 442 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
Amazon : land of the flooded forest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Amazon River region where every year flood waters overflow the riverbanks, invading the land and creating a wondrous 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
Going to school by Fred Rogers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mister Rogers goes to school: Mister Rogers introduces a school bus driver, who shows him around the bus and takes him for a ride. On their first day of school, Anna, Prince Tuesday, and Daniel find out how good it can feel to learn something new. Mister Rogers talks about learning: The children at the school in Make-Believe wonder whether it is better to learn by taking field trips or using a fancy "learning machine." In the end, they work together to find a solution
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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.)


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