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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Works: 1,655 works in 3,392 publications in 4 languages and 40,439 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Biography  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Filmed musicals  Juvenile works 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, brd, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 577.34
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Most widely held works by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,251 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
Rainforest (Jungle) by Helen Cowcher( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the rare beauty and rich variety of plant and animal life found in a Costa Rican rain forest. Also examines the impact of man's exploitation of the rain forest on this fragile ecosystem
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night journey: "Martha Graham's retelling of the legend of Oedipus, danced by Miss Graham as Jocasta, Paul Taylor as Tiresias, and Bertram Ross as Oedipus"--Container
Among the Wild Chimpanzees by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 801 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 Gail Gibbons( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents research underway on the variety of species, feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities of sharks and tells how the 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
Martha Graham : dance on film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 701 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
Jerusalem : within these walls by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 652 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
The Grizzlies( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly. Explores the relationship between the bear and man
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 607 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, research psychologist, writer-photographer, and husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and effects of their exploitation by humans
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy and communication and migration patterns
Surviving Everest by Liesl Clark( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic gives you an insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth. The adventure begins with the pioneering 1953 expedition of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay-- the two climbers who became the first humans to stand on Everest's 29,028-foot summit. It continues as Hillary and his climbing companion return to Everest to celebrate their historic ascent
The Infinite voyage : the geometry of life by David Vassar( Visual )

49 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how new technologies allow scientists to examine genetic evidence of human and animal evolution, trace hereditary diseases, and produce new vaccines using genetic engineering
Explorers by Eric Luke( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Medea by Luigi Cherubini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides' great classic about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality
Amazon : land of the flooded forest by Paul Boorstin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 501 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 knowledge of the area, its people, and interrelationships among fish and animals of the forest canopy
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 493 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
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.14 for WQEX and W ... to 0.73 for Joe Negri ...)

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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-FM (Radio station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

WQED-FM stazione radiofonica statunitense

WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)


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