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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Overview
Works: 1,714 works in 3,251 publications in 3 languages and 43,940 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Television programs  Children's television programs 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PA3975.M4, 882
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Egypt quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The river Nile gave birth to one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorius monuments the world has ever seen"--Container
Rain forest by David Hughes( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the rain forests of Costa Rica to look at the animal life found there. Warns of the wonders to be lost on a world scale if human encroachment of the world's rain forests continues
Among the wild chimpanzees by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents Jane Goodall's twenty-two-year field research on the wild chimpanzees of East Africa. Shows the chimpanzees' nomadic behavior, their family structure, and their ability to hunt and make and use tools. Also looks at discoveries of warfare and cannibalism
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents research underway on the variety of species of sharks, their feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities, and tells how th fish is wrongfully maligned. University of Maryland professor and shark enthusiast Eugenie Clark takes the viewer along on her underwater explorations and to Japan to witness cultural ceremonies that attend the shark fishing season
Mysteries of mankind( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduvai Gorge, and Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating and the search for a common ancestor
Jerusalem within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscopic view of Jerusalem and its people as they are today--the remarkable outcome of 3,000 years of history, hope, and faith
Martha Graham : dance on film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. A Dancer's World (1957), narrated by Graham herself, is a glimpse into her class work and methodology. Appalachian Spring (1958) and Night Journey (1961) are two complete Graham ballets, the first a celebration of the American pioneer spirit, scored by Aaron Copland, the second a powerfully physical rendering of the Oedipus myth. These are signature Graham works and tributes to the art of the human body."--Container
Living treasures of Japan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangile cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker
Gorilla by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, a research psychologist, a writer-photographer, and a husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates the animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and the effects of their exploitation by humans
The Great whales by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
The Grizzlies( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly. Explores the relationship between the bear and man
Miracle at Moreaux( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nun risks her life to protect 3 Jewish children who are fleeing from Nazi-occupied France
Amazon, land of the flooded forest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Amazon River region where every year flood waters overflow the riverbanks, invading the land and creating a wondrous world where the life of river and forest is joined. Naturalist Michael Goulding shares his knowledge of the area, its people, and interrelationships among fish and animals of the forest canopy
Surviving Everest( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth-- Mount Everest
The Explorers a century of discovery by -( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society, with segments on Richard E. Byrd, Diane Fossey, Jane Goodall, Robert Peary, Jacques Cousteau, Robert Ballard, and others
Love those trains( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An affectionate look at trains and their history and sociology. Takes rides on notable trins of the world, including the John Bull and the Orient Express
Cats caressing the tiger( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the complex loving relationship between cats and humans and provides insight into the behavior of cats, which is never far removed from that of their cousins in the wild
Going to school( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mister Rogers goes to school: Mister Rogers introduces a school bus driver, who shows him around the bus and takes him for a ride. On their first day of school, Anna, Prince Tuesday, and Daniel find out how good it can feel to learn something new. Mister Rogers talks about learning: The children at the school in Make-Believe wonder whether it is better to learn by taking field trips or using a fancy "learning machine." In the end, they work together to find a solution
Medea by Euripides( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennedy Center production of Euripides' great classic about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality. Medea is abandoned by her husband Jason so he can marry the daughter of Creon, ruler of Corinth, and is exiled by Creon as a dangerous foreigner. She exacts revenge by causing the deaths of Creon and his daughter and by murdering her own and Jason's two children before escaping into exile in Athens
The Invisible world( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which examines the universe of shapes, movements, and lives that exist beyond the range of human vision by using highly specialized cameras, imaging devices, and electron microscopes
 
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Pittsburgh (Pa.) W.Q.E.D. (Television station)

Pittsburgh (Pa.) WQED (Television station)

Pittsburgh Television Station WQED

W.Q.E.D. (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

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English (308)

Spanish (6)

French (1)

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