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WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 207 works in 290 publications in 1 language and 884 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films  Documentary films  History  Drama  Historical television programs  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: E185.97.L5, 323.092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
 
Most widely held works by WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an amazing grace( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America. Focuses on the role of Martin Luther King, Jr., and includes footage of major events in the civil rights movement
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the qualities and characteristics that predicated Malcolm X's rise as a leader and spokesman of the Black American movement
It's cool to be smart! by Joanna Wolper( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Points out the need for programs in public schools for the neglected minorities of gifted and talented children
WABC-TV/New York Daily News poll : January 1986( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political figures in New York were the subject of this survey. Respondents were asked to assess the performance of Governor Mario Cuomo, United States Senator Alphonse D'Amato, and former vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro and to rate them along with other possible candidates for office in 1986. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded
WABC-TV/New York Daily News poll : May 1985( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey explores various political and financial issues. Respondents were asked if they had a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Geraldine Ferraro and why, how they rated her as a possible United States Senate candidate in 1986 as compared to several other possible candidates, whether they approved of her campaign for vice president, and whether either her husband's legal problems or the Pepsi-Cola commercial she made would influence the likelihood of their voting for her in the future. Other topics covered included Mario Cuomo's performance as governor, Reagan's tax reform proposal, the respondent's own banking activities, and the possible personal and nation-wide impact of problems that banks in Ohio and Maryland were experiencing
Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gripping on-camera interview, Mrs. Hamer talks about the values she learned from her parents, her experiences growing up in the Deep South and the radicalizing events which led her to risk her life in the struggle for human rights in America. The program includes archival footage of Civil Rights protests and of the historic Democratic Convention of 1968
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Patriotism Poll, May 1986( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey covers many topics related to patriotism. Subject areas include national pride, flag ownership, rights and liberties, immigration, feelings toward the Statue of Liberty and its rededication, ancestry, and citizenship. Additional questions include evaluation of Mayor Ed Koch and which daily newspaper the respondent buys. Age, race and sex were also recorded
Moira, a vision of blindness by Tony De Nonno( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows 11-year-old Moira Egan who, though blind, performs many acts in the same manner as do her sighted friends and family. She discusses her feelings about her blindness, reflecting her independence and enthusiasm for life
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Subway Shooting Follow-up Poll, March 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey is a follow-up poll on the subway shooting incident involving Bernhard Goetz. Respondents were queried for their opinions on Goetz's action and his claim of self-defense, whether their attitudes differed now from when they first heard of the case, the refusal of the grand jury to indict Goetz for attempted murder, the possibility of the District Attorney's office presenting new charges to a new grand jury, the characterization of Goetz as an innocent victim, and Mayor Koch's statements regarding the news media's handling of the case. Opinions on training New Yorkers in the use of firearms were also elicited
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Subway Shooting-Vigilante Poll, January 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was conducted following the New York City subway shooting incident involving Bernhard Goetz. Respondents were asked if they were regular subway riders, if they had ever been mugged, if they had heard anything about the case so far, and if they approved or disapproved of the shooter's actions and his being charged with attempted murder. They also were asked to indicate whether they agreed with several statements relating to the incident and to handguns, including the necessity for people to arm themselves for their own protection
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Poll, October 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of New York City residents centers on the 1985 cruise ship hijacking in which one American passenger was killed. Respondents were asked if they approved of the handling of the situation by President Reagan and the Egyptian government, if the United States should attempt to seize the hijackers in order to bring them to justice, and if they thought Egypt knew an American had been killed before agreeing to release the hijackers. Other questions posed include whether the United States should cut aid to Egypt, reduce its ties to Israel, have diplomatic talks with the Palestine Liberation Organization, withhold aid to countries refusing to hand over terrorists, take military action against terrorism in the Middle East, and negotiate for the release of Americans taken hostage. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded
WABC-TV Sweeps Survey, January 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey examines social and moral attitudes. Respondents were questioned about their personal attitudes and behavior and about their perceptions of the United States at large. Topics covered include patriotism, marriage and the family, the sexual revolution and current sexual behavior, religion, work and financial status, and etiquette and manners. Data on demographic characteristics also are included
WABC-TV/News York Daily News Libya poll : March 1986( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Hijacking Poll, June 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of New York City residents centers on the June 14, 1985 hijacking of a TWA plane by Arab terrorists. Respondents were asked if they approved of Ronald Reagan's handling of the hostage situation, if the United States should be negotiating for the release of the hostages, and if the United States should request Israel to meet the terrorists' demands for the release of Shiite Moslems being held prisoner. Other questions posed include whether the United States should reduce its ties to Israel and whether military action should be undertaken against terrorism in the Middle East even if it risks a larger war. An assessment of the actions of the Israeli government also is provided. Demographic characteristics are included as well
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Poll, February 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey focuses on the New York City Police Department. Respondents were asked for their opinions on police performance, Commissioner Benjamin Ward, use of force in making arrests, and restrictions on use of force hampering and endangering police. A topic receiving major emphasis was the incident in which Mrs. Eleanor Bumpers was shot and killed by police. Questions on this topic included whether the officer involved was justified in the shooting, the probability that he would be found guilty of manslaughter, and whether the requests for transfer of all emergency service police should be granted
Rights and reactions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the passage of the gay rights bill by the New York City Council in 1986. The film features interviews with the bill's various constituents who discuss its history, its importance and its implications. Includes, at 1:00 into tape, a brief clip of theatrical producer Joseph Papp giving his testimony before the City Council
Jack Johnson : black power in the ring( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through archival photographs and film footage of the early 1900s, explores the life and career of boxer Jack Johnson. Focuses on the racial prejudice the Black athlete faced because of his success in defeating white opponents and because of his flamboyant life-style
 
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Alternative Names
New York (City). Television Station WABC-TV

New York (N.Y.). W.A.B.C.-TV (Television station)

New York (N.Y.). WABC-TV (Television station)

W.A.B.C.-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Languages
English (69)