WorldCat Identities

WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Works: 1,666 works in 3,429 publications in 4 languages and 39,536 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Nonfiction films  History  Drama  Dance television programs  Documentary films  Educational films  Dance films 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, brd, Publisher
Classifications: GV1785.G7, 932
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Pa.) WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,232 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 )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the rare beauty and rich variety of plant & animal life found in the rain forests of Costa Rica. Also examines the impact of humanity'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 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night journey: "Martha Graham's retelling of the legend of Oedipus, danced by Miss Graham as Jocasta, Paul Taylor as Tiresias, and Bertram Ross as Oedipus"--Container
Among the Wild Chimpanzees by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 782 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
Martha Graham : dance on film by Aaron Copland( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 753 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
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most famous programs from the National Geographic Society, "The Sharks" takes you on a special expedition to study these fish of fearful legend and challenge the myths surrounding them. Journey below the ocean's surface in a specially-designed cage to observe sharks at close range. Meet Ron and Valerie Taylor as they experiment with a stainless steel suit which enables her to survive a shark attack
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 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 632 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 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly. Explores the relationship between the bear and man
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 599 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 Great whales by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy and communication and migration patterns
Miracle at Moreaux by Paul Shapiro( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nun risks her life to protect 3 Jewish children who are fleeing from Nazi-occupied France
Living Treasures of Japan by The National Geographic Society( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 572 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 Explorers : a century of discovery by -( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
The Infinite voyage : the geometry of life by Georgann Kane( Visual )

49 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 544 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 vacines using genetic engineering
Surviving Everest by Liesl Clark( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennedy Center production of Euripides' great classic about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality. Medea is abandoned by her husband Jason so he can marry the daughter of Creon, ruler of Corinth, and is exiled by Creon as a dangerous foreigner. She exacts revenge by causing the deaths of Creon and his daughter and by murdering her own and Jason's two children before escaping into exile in Athens
Cats : caressing the tiger by National Geographic( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the complex loving relationship between cats and humans and provides insight into the behavior of cats, which is never far removed from that of their cousins in the wild
The Invisible world by Vestron Video (Firm)( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 466 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
Going to school by Fred Rogers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 458 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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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.13 for WQEX and W ... to 0.72 for Joe Negri ...)

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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-FM (Radio station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

WQED-FM stazione radiofonica statunitense

WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)


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Spanish (6)

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