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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 1,461 works in 2,409 publications in 1 language and 37,093 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Educational films  Television interviews  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Tours  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Production personnel, Originator, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 201.3
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 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a discussion about his life's work, the nation was captivated. The series brought Campbell's theories into popular culture and led to a bestselling companion book. Includes six episodes
Chicago city of the century( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,200 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
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 720 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 625 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 )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 608 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
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving history of the timeless, inspirational hymn Amazing grace
10 buildings that changed America( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 539 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
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in a small Welsh village, this video celebrates the wonders of a childhood Christmas when on Christmas Eve, Old Geraint shares his heartwarming stories and memories with his beloved grandson, Thomas
A world of ideas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
The magic never ends the life & work of C.S. Lewis( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a television documentary that chronicles the C.S. Lewis story. It spans from his early days in Northern Ireland, through his acclaimed academic career at Britain's prestigious Oxford University, his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, and the legendary love between Lewis and his wife, Joy."
The Constitution, that delicate balance( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 413 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 )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long before medieval knights charged off to slay dragons, tales of heroic adventures were an integral part of all world cultures. Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life"--Container
New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sand by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 384 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
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation between television journalist, Bill Moyers, and playwright, August Wilson, in which they discuss Wilson's plays and the Black experience in America
Animal intelligence : why is this dolphin smiling? by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines dolphin intelligence and the ways in which dolphins communicate among themselves and with humans
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world"--Container
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 368 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 364 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
Race to the moon the daring adventure of Apollo 8( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an up-close look at the most dangerous mission in the history of exploration. Recount the triumphant first manned space flight. Interviews with Apollo 8 astronauts, mission control, and journalists
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this interview with Bill Moyers from the New York Public Library, Morrison discusses the characters in her work, the people in her life, the power of love, and how the invented world of fiction connects to life
 
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Joseph Campbell and the power of myth
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 (144)

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