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WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 1,456 works in 2,398 publications in 1 language and 37,390 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Juvenile works  Tours  Hymns  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Instructional films 
Roles: Production personnel, Originator
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Chicago city of the century( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
Healing and the mind by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Ancient medical science told us our minds and bodies are one. So did philosophers of old. Now modern science and new research are helping us to understand these connections. Bill Moyers talks with physicians, scientists, therapists, and patients--people who are taking a new look at the meaning of sickness and health. He discusses their search for answers to perplexing questions: How do emotions translate into chemicals in our body? How do thoughts and feelings influence health? How can we collaborate with our bodies to encourage healing?
Only the ball was white( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
Ten things every child needs( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how brain development in children up to age three is influenced by such things as interaction, touch, stable relationships, safe environments, self-esteem, quality child care, play, communication, music, and reading. Features child development experts including Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, Dr. J. Felton Earls, Dr. Bruce Perry, Irving Harris, Dr. April Benasich and Dr. Barbara Bowman
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers tells the story of this song, one of the most popular pieces of music in the English language, through the people who have sung it. He also tells the story of John Newton, once the captain of an English slave ship, who came to faith after surviving a storm at sea in the eighteenth century and wrote the lyrics which across distances of time and culture have become, when set to music, a courier of the spirit to millions of people
A child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Christmas Eve and young Thomas cannot get to sleep. His grandfather, Old Geraint, relates his touching memories of a Christmas gone by--including gifts given and gifts received, holiday boyhood pranks and the sweet self-indulgence of Christmas dinner
10 buildings that changed America( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. From American architectural stalwarts like Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, to modern revolutionaries Frank Gehry and Robert Venturi, the program examines the most prominent buildings designed by the most noteworthy architects of our time. We see the legacy of these architects all around us: in the homes where we live, the offices in which we work, our public buildings, and our houses of worship
The magic never ends the life & work of C.S. Lewis( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a television documentary that chronicles the C.S. Lewis story. It spans from his early days in Northern Ireland, through his acclaimed academic career at Britain's prestigious Oxford University, his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, and the legendary love between Lewis and his wife, Joy."
The Constitution, that delicate balance( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representatives of law, government, journalism, academia and other professions grapple with the tough choices required to put the Constitution into practice, and the difficulty of balancing the conflicting demands the Constitution honors. Each program starts with a hypothetical case, presented by the moderator, in which rights clash with responsibilities and the needs of the individual clash with those of society
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long before medieval knights charged off to slay dragons, tales of heroic adventures were an integral part of all world cultures. Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life"--Container
New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sand by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a scientist and his team as they uncover a massive dinosaur graveyard in the Sahara Desert and discover the skeletons of two new species
Animal intelligence : why is this dolphin smiling? by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines dolphin intelligence and the ways in which dolphins communicate among themselves and with humans
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxine Hong Kingston, in two conversations with Bill Moyers, talks about her writing, her published works and the interaction of East Asian and American consciousness
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation between television journalist, Bill Moyers, and playwright, August Wilson, in which they discuss Wilson's plays and the Black experience in America
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world"--Container
A world of ideas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In wide-ranging conversations, thirteen celebrated literary figures from six nations discuss their work, politics, morals, and the future of American society
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today's society "--Container
Race to the moon the daring adventure of Apollo 8( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an up-close look at the most dangerous mission in the history of exploration. Recount the triumphant first manned space flight. Interviews with Apollo 8 astronauts, mission control, and journalists
Virtual reality : beyond the looking glass by Elaine Pascoe( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses in general terms the computer technology involved in virtual reality and how it has been used and will be used in the future
 
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Joseph Campbell and the power of myth
Alternative Names
Chicago (Ill.). WTTW (Television station)

W.T.T.W. (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW/Chicago (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

WTTW11 (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)

Languages
English (142)

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New dinosaurs : skeletons in the sandAnimal intelligence : why is this dolphin smiling?Virtual reality : beyond the looking glass