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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 1,155 works in 2,450 publications in 1 language and 36,494 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Drama  Biographical films  Educational films  Television interviews  Internet videos  Juvenile works 
Roles: Production personnel, Originator, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
A world of ideas by William J Wilson( Visual )

70 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Drucker talks with Bill Moyers about how current trends in presidential leadership, international relations, and economic and military policy are shaping America's future. They discuss Japan's economic success and the changing nature of work in the technological age
Chicago city of the century( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
The French kitchen by Jeff Smith( Visual )

127 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gourmet chef Jeff Smith explains how to cook Italian dishes, including garlic toast, Italian gravy, sausages, spareribs, chicken gizzards with Marsala, and dried codfish in cream sauce
America by design( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaleidoscopic tour of America's built environment, from the earliest settlements to the latest manifestations of megalopolis. This series explores how American design has affected political, social, economic and technological institutions. It could also serve as a concise history of American architecture
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today's society "--Container
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Ancient medical science told us our minds and bodies are one. So did philosophers of old. Now modern science and new research are helping us to understand these connections. Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists, and patients--people who are taking a new look at the meaning of sickness and health. He discusses their search for answers to perplexing questions: How do emotions translate into chemicals in our body? How do thoughts and feelings influence health? How can we collaborate with our bodies to encourage healing?
Only the ball was white( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
Ten things every child needs( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how brain development in children up to age three is influenced by such things as interaction, touch, stable relationships, safe environments, self-esteem, quality child care, play, communication, music, and reading. Offers a simple, ten-point checklist that parents, teachers, and childcare providers can follow to give children the best start in life
10 buildings that changed America( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
Crime and punishments( Visual )

44 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel and unusual punishment from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty is debated
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We journey back in time to join Geraint in his exploits and adventures in the small Welsh village, sharing enchanting moments of humor, sadness and magic as he tells his grandson of Christmas past
The Constitution, that delicate balance( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representatives of law, government, journalism, academia and other professions grapple with the tough choices required to put the Constitution into practice, and the difficulty of balancing the conflicting demands the Constitution honors. Each program starts with a hypothetical case, presented by the moderator, in which rights clash with responsibilities and the needs of the individual clash with those of society
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the need for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice, in particular of a mother for her child and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage. Campbell stresses as well the idea that people should "follow their bliss" in life
New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sand by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a scientist and his team as they uncover a massive dinosaur graveyard in the Sahara Desert and discover the skeletons of two new species
Animal intelligence : why is this dolphin smiling? by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines dolphin intelligence and the ways in which dolphins communicate among themselves and with humans
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxine Hong Kingston, in two conversations with Bill Moyers, talks about her writing, her published works and the interaction of East Asian and American consciousness
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews playwright August Wilson on the importance of the blues in Wilson's life and his writing. Also talks about finding an African-American cultural identity and what Wilson sees as the false portrayal of black Americans on television
Japan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sword and the Chrysanthemum examines the traditions of the Samurai warrior, who combined an appreciation for high culture with aggression and fighting. Explores how the influence of Samurai culture can be seen in many aspects of contemporary Japanese culture, such as: rock gardens, tea ceremonies, the violence in comic books and television programs, and the relative safety of Japanese cities
 
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Alternative Names
Chicago (Ill.). WTTW (Television station)

W.T.T.W. (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW/Chicago (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW11 (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Languages
English (437)

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