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KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Auschwitz : inside the Nazi state( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday, large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
Craft in America : a Journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
Woodrow Wilson by Lisa Zamosky( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage and beautifully filmed reenactments, this program tells the story of a professor who became on of America's greatest presidents. It's the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. And it's a fascinating portrait of a toweing intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles but who nonetheless shredded civil liberties during wartime and witheld support of civil rights and women's suffrage
When worlds collide( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the 'Old World' first encountered the 'New World.' Travel from Granada in Spain to Machu Picchu in Peru, and from Mexico to Madrid in Spain. Explores how the collision of these two sophisticated but different worlds led to the birth of an entirely new Latino culture
Cosmos : a personal voyage by Carl Sagan( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Sagan discusses the cosmic relationship between man and the universe
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about the weather. Stymied by rain on a day when he had important plans, he and his friends set out to investigate weather: rain, sun, temperature, and wind. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sid decides to sit and watch TV all weekend long, he learns an unhappy fact: that not exercising makes your body feel terrible! When Sid decides that he is only going to eat birthday cake at every meal, he soon regrets his decision. Sid also learns about different kinds of teeth and why brushing them is important, and he discovers why washing his hands is important even when he can't see the germs! Sid and his friends learn new habits, fun ways to stay healthy and that vaccinations are nothing to be afraid of
In the white man's image( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the attempt to assimilate American Indians into white culture by educating them at special schools such as the Carlisle School for Indians. Founded by Richard Henry Pratt, this school and others like it attempted to wipe out all remnants of Indian culture, and, as a result, created a generation of Indians confused about their identities
The Donner Party by Ric Burns( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the adventure of the pioneer group that set out for California in the spring of 1846 and ended in disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains the following winter
Copenhagen by Gunnar Wangel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television adaptation of Michael Frayn's play about the 1941 meeting between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, longtime friends whose work had opened the way to the atomic bomb, but who found themselves on opposite sides of World War II
Killer quake!( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolitan Los Angeles is sitting on ground zero, and even as Southern California struggles to repair itself from the tragedy at Northridge, seismic pressure continues to build below the ground. NOVA examines whether we can learn enough about these geological mysteries in time to minimize widespread destruction
Sid the science kid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about bugs, and dirt, and dogs, and leaves! He and his friends set out to investigate what dogs are doing when they bark, why dirt is so dirty, why insects live where they do, and what purpose leaves have. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Battle of the Little Bighorn, known as "Custer's Last Stand," from an Indian's and white man's perspective. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about change. Sid's shoes don't fit, and his banana has gone mushy--but why? He and his friends set out to investigate change: decay, growth, and change caused by cold or heat. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Awake and sing by Clifford Odets( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years
School, the story of American public education( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of America's public school system
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is trying out his new dance on his hardwood floors when he discovers that friction prevents him from sliding. When he plays ball, he quickly learns that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce. This calls for some investigating; after pretending to be 'Super Sid' by kicking the ball with all his might, Sid and his friends take a trip to the Science Center to investigate how using lots of force makes things move far and fast. Join Sid as he explores the laws of motion
 
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How art made the world
Alternative Names
Community Television of Southern California

Community Television of Southern California Los Angeles, Calif

K.C.E.T. (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

KCET Los Angeles (Television station)

KCET non-commercial independent television station in Los Angeles

KCET (Television station) Los Angeles

KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Los Angeles (Calif.). K.C.E.T. (Television station)

Los Angeles (Calif.). KCET (Television station)

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English (173)

Chinese (1)

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How art made the worldWoodrow WilsonCosmos : a personal voyage