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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Overview
Works: 1,697 works in 3,392 publications in 4 languages and 38,704 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Nonfiction films  Drama  History  Dance television programs  Educational films  Documentary films  Internet videos 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, brd, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 792.845
Publication Timeline
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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 1,211 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 Ch Huette( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 990 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 789 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
Among the Wild Chimpanzees by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 767 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 749 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 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents research underway on the variety of species, feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities of sharks and tells how the 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
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 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 )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 612 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 Olduvai Gorge, and 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 )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 592 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 )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 577 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
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 571 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 550 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 )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Surviving Everest by Liesl Clark( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 534 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 )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 520 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 )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 474 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
Amazon : land of the flooded forest( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 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 444 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
African wildlife( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Namibia's Etosha National Park over the course of two years, this film captures extraordinary close-ups of animal behavior: a wildebeest giving birth, a zebra mother successfully defending her foal from the swift attack of a cheetah, and a young springbuck alerting his herd to the presence of a predator with stiff-legged leaps
 
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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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Languages
English (304)

Spanish (6)

French (1)

Chinese (1)