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Most widely held works about KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
Most widely held works by KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
Muhammad legacy of a prophet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the seventh century prophet who changed world history in 23 years, and continues to shape the lives of more than 1.2 billion people. The film takes viewers not only to ancient Middle Eastern sites where Muhammad's story unfolds, but into the homes, mosques and workplaces of some of America's estimated seven million Muslims to discover the many ways in which they follow Muhammad's example.
Walking the Bible with Bruce Feiler ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Follows author Bruce Feiler as he journeys by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel through some of the greatest stories ever told, the five books of Moses. Begins in the holy city of Jerusalem and travels to a possible site of the garden of Eden on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates in Turkey. Climbs Mt. Ararat in search of Noah's ark and explores the sulfurous land by the Dead Sea, with its salt pillars called "Lot's wife." Visits the ancient ruins of Egyptian cities where the Israelites were said to toil under an oppressive pharaoh and examines the harsh environment of the Sinai, where the Israelites wandered for forty years. Intersperses dramatic scripture readings to bring viewers closer to the biblical settings.
Ethnic notions ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
"Takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing the evolution of the deeply rooted stereotypes that have fueled anti-Black prejudice"--Container.
China from the inside ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
Four short documentaries about contemporary China, focusing on political life, women, environmental degradation, and intellectual freedom therein.
Remaking American medicine health care for the 21st century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
This four-part television series examines our broken health care system. The films address critical health care issues facing America including patient safety, medical and medication errors, hospital-acquired infections, family-centered care, and the effective management of chronic disease. The program focuses on the advances in improving the quality of patient care and profiles of individuals who are committed to fixing a health care system that is estimated to kill up to 98,000 people a year. Changing the way health care is provided in the United States is a difficult but vital task, necessitating a working partnership between patients, families, and providers.
We the people : the Constitution in American life by Robert S Peck ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
The constitution in American life.
Nat Turner a troublesome property ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Evaluates the authenticity of the earliest source, "The Confessions of Nat Turner", assembled by a white Virginia lawyer from jailhouse interviews. It then follows the controversy over the Nat Turner story played out through history. Alvin Poussaint and Ossie Davis recall how Nat Turner became a hero in the Black community. Religious scholar Vincent Harding and legal scholar Martha Minow reflect on America's attitudes toward terrorism. One of the most bitter race battles of the 1960s is reexamined, when William Styron published his novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner.
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet Street : in concert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Sweeney Todd seeks revenge against the judge who once deported him to Australia, an act that led to the death of Todd's beloved wife.
The gold rush ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
At the end of 1853, San Francisco was a city on the move. It had twelve daily newspapers, nine insurance companies, consulates of twenty-seven foreign governments, and six-story buildings where sand dunes once stood. A few years earlier, San Francisco was just a sleepy little town. But the sight of gold in the rushing waters of the American River sent a ripple around the world and set the stage for an event that would forever change a city, a fledgling state, and the nation.
Isabel Allende the woman's voice in Latin-American literature ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Interview with writer Isabel Allende, niece of Salvador Allende.
Summer of love ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
A look into the hippie revolution of San Francisco during the '60s, and how the free love and music turned into a life of drug use, violence, and broken dreams.
The Twenties ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Popular legend enshrines the Twenties as the decade that roared prior to Wall Street's crash in 1929. Nineteen Americans, who lived through the Twenties, recall these events and more.
America on the road ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Examines the history of the automobile and the ways it changed American society. Begins with Henry Ford and ends with the oil crisis in the 1970s.
Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean adventures voyage to Kure parts 1 & 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
This 6-part series will be shown on PBS in the Spring of 2006. Includes: Voyage To Kure (Parts I & II), The Gray Whale Obstacle Course, Sharks: At Risk, and America's Underwater Treasures (Parts I & II).
Slaying the dragon ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Describes racial and gender stereotyping of Asian women in U.S. motion pictures as well as other filmic media. Includes interviews with actresses and other Asian American women who describe their experiences of such stereotyping.
World War II the propaganda battle ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Moyers interviews two chief participants in the propaganda conflict-Fritz Hippler and Frank Capra.
The 30-second president ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Moyers looks at the role of television advertising in presidential campaigns. He interviews Rosser Reeves and Tony Schwartz. Includes ads used by Eisenhower, Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Nixon and Reagan.
The image makers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Explores the development and character of the public relations industry through interviews with Ivy Lee and Edward Bernays.
Crossing borders the journey of Carlos Fuentes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
The writer/lecturer/diplomat freely discusses his views on art, sex, and politics which reveal the special places and happenings that fired the writer's imagination. Includes readings by Carlos Fuentes.
Bettina Gray speaks with Luis Valdez ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Bettina Gray interviews Luis Valdez, the celebrated founder of the Teatro Campesino, the West Coast theatrical group that has given voice to the struggles of Chicano farm workers. As a child, Valdez picked fruit alongside his father in California's fertile valleys. In this program, he describes how he became a playwright and director and explains how his plays retrace the experience of Chicano families.
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