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WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Overview
Works: 1,638 works in 3,294 publications in 4 languages and 41,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Biography  Musicals  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Nonfiction films  Internet videos 
Roles: Originator, Producer, prn, brd, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 782.14
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,297 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 glorious monuments the world has ever seen"--Container
Rain forest by Helen Cowcher( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,074 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 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appalachian spring: "An American folk tale of a young pioneer, his bride, and a wandering revivalist preacher with a band of followers. The dance tells of the couple's wedding, the building of their home, the preacher's dire sermon, and the woman's gentle blessing as the couple begins a life in the wilderness"--Container
Among the Wild Chimpanzees by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 824 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 )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 765 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
Martha Graham : dance on film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 703 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
Mysteries of mankind by National Geographic( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 680 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 Olduai Gorge, 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 National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 679 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 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, three Jewish children fleeing Nazi-occupied France find refuge in a Catholic school run by Sister Gabrielle, who with her students devises a dangerous plan to help the children reach the border--and freedom
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
Living Treasures of Japan by The National Geographic Society( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 617 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 Barbara Jampel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 615 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 Infinite voyage : the geometry of life by Gail Willumsen( Visual )

50 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 604 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
Surviving Everest by Liesl Clark( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 531 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
Amazon, land of the flooded forest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naturalist's view of the Amazon River & Valley, its ecology and inhabitants
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 503 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
Love those trains by National Geographic Video( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a nostalgic journey into the world of trains. Travels aboard the Orient Express as it wines and dines the elite, the Guayaquil/Quito Train which transports rooftop passengers through the Andes, and the Salad Bowl Express which ships fresh produce from California to New York. Also shows the 150th anniversary celebration of the John Bull, the world's oldest operable steam engine
 
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Alternative Names
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 stazione radiofonica statunitense

WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

WQED-TV

Languages
English (340)

Spanish (6)

French (2)

Chinese (1)

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