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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Overview
Works: 1,650 works in 3,140 publications in 3 languages and 45,057 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Television adaptations  Miscellanea  Tours  Folklore 
Roles: Originator, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PA3975.M4, 882
Publication Timeline
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Publications by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.) Publications by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Most widely held works by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Egypt quest for eternity by Miriam Birch ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,439 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 )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,216 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
Among the wild chimpanzees by Barbara Jampel ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program looks at two landmark decades of Jane Goodall's work, including her dramatic discovery of chimpanzees making and using tools
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 813 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
Mysteries of mankind ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 802 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, Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating, and the search for a common ancestor
Jerusalem within these walls by Miriam Birch ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 754 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
Living treasures of Japan ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible 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
Martha Graham dance on film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Night journey: Martha Graham's interpretation of the Oedipus legend, depicting the moment of Jocasta's death
Gorilla by National Geographic Society (U.S.) ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 682 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
Miracle at Moreaux ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nun risks her life to protect 3 Jewish children who are fleeing from Nazi-occupied France
The Grizzlies ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly. Explores the relationship between the bear and man
The Great whales by Nicolas Noxon ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
Planet earth ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 657 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
The Explorers a century of discovery by - ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Going to school ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 579 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
Surviving Everest ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remarkable insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth--Mount Everest
Amazon, land of the flooded forest ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 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
Cats caressing the tiger ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 566 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
Love those trains ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An affectionate look at trains and their history and sociology. Takes rides on notable trins of the world, includig the John Bull and the Orient Express
Medea by Euripides ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 548 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
 
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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.)
Languages
English (312)
Spanish (6)
French (1)
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