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WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 197 works in 270 publications in 1 language and 904 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  History  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: H62, 973.0496073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
 
Most widely held works by WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
It's cool to be smart! by Joanna Wolper( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Points out the need for programs in public schools for the neglected minorities of gifted and talented children
WABC-TV/New York Daily News poll : January 1986( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WABC-TV/New York Daily News poll : July 1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gripping on-camera interview, Mrs. Hamer talks about the values she learned from her parents, her experiences growing up in the Deep South and the radicalizing events which led her to risk her life in the struggle for human rights in America. The program includes archival footage of Civil Rights protests and of the historic Democratic Convention of 1968
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the qualities and characteristics that predicated Malcolm X's rise as a leader and spokesman of the Black American movement
WABC-TV/New York Daily News patriotism poll : May 1986( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WABC-TV/New York Daily News poll : December 1984( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Hijacking Poll, June 1985( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of New York City residents centers on the June 14, 1985 hijacking of a TWA plane by Arab terrorists. Respondents were asked if they approved of Ronald Reagan's handling of the hostage situation, if the United States should be negotiating for the release of the hostages, and if the United States should request Israel to meet the terrorists' demands for the release of Shiite Moslems being held prisoner. Other questions posed include whether the United States should reduce its ties to Israel and whether military action should be undertaken against terrorism in the Middle East even if it risks a larger war. An assessment of the actions of the Israeli government also is provided. Demographic characteristics are included as well
Moira, a vision of blindness by Tony De Nonno( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows 11-year-old Moira Egan who, though blind, performs many acts in the same manner as do her sighted friends and family. She discusses her feelings about her blindness, reflecting her independence and enthusiasm for life
WABC-TV Sweeps Survey, January 1985( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey examines social and moral attitudes. Respondents were questioned about their personal attitudes and behavior and about their perceptions of the United States at large. Topics covered include patriotism, marriage and the family, the sexual revolution and current sexual behavior, religion, work and financial status, and etiquette and manners. Data on demographic characteristics also are included
WABC-TV/News York Daily News Libya poll : March 1986( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Subway Shooting-Vigilante Poll, January 1985( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was conducted following the New York City subway shooting incident involving Bernhard Goetz. Respondents were asked if they were regular subway riders, if they had ever been mugged, if they had heard anything about the case so far, and if they approved or disapproved of the shooter's actions and his being charged with attempted murder. They also were asked to indicate whether they agreed with several statements relating to the incident and to handguns, including the necessity for people to arm themselves for their own protection
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Poll, October 1985( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of New York City residents centers on the 1985 cruise ship hijacking in which one American passenger was killed. Respondents were asked if they approved of the handling of the situation by President Reagan and the Egyptian government, if the United States should attempt to seize the hijackers in order to bring them to justice, and if they thought Egypt knew an American had been killed before agreeing to release the hijackers. Other questions posed include whether the United States should cut aid to Egypt, reduce its ties to Israel, have diplomatic talks with the Palestine Liberation Organization, withhold aid to countries refusing to hand over terrorists, take military action against terrorism in the Middle East, and negotiate for the release of Americans taken hostage. Demographic characteristics of respondents also were recorded
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Subway Shooting Follow-up Poll, March 1985( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey is a follow-up poll on the subway shooting incident involving Bernhard Goetz. Respondents were queried for their opinions on Goetz's action and his claim of self-defense, whether their attitudes differed now from when they first heard of the case, the refusal of the grand jury to indict Goetz for attempted murder, the possibility of the District Attorney's office presenting new charges to a new grand jury, the characterization of Goetz as an innocent victim, and Mayor Koch's statements regarding the news media's handling of the case. Opinions on training New Yorkers in the use of firearms were also elicited
Rights and reactions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the passage of the gay rights bill by the New York City Council in 1986. The film features interviews with the bill's various constituents who discuss its history, its importance and its implications. Includes, at 1:00 into tape, a brief clip of theatrical producer Joseph Papp giving his testimony before the City Council
WABC-TV/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Poll, February 1985( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey focuses on the New York City Police Department. Respondents were asked for their opinions on police performance, Commissioner Benjamin Ward, use of force in making arrests, and restrictions on use of force hampering and endangering police. A topic receiving major emphasis was the incident in which Mrs. Eleanor Bumpers was shot and killed by police. Questions on this topic included whether the officer involved was justified in the shooting, the probability that he would be found guilty of manslaughter, and whether the requests for transfer of all emergency service police should be granted
Jack Johnson : black power in the ring( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through archival photographs and film footage of the early 1900s, explores the life and career of boxer Jack Johnson. Focuses on the racial prejudice the Black athlete faced because of his success in defeating white opponents and because of his flamboyant life-style
 
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Alternative Names
New York (City). Television Station WABC-TV

New York (N.Y.). W.A.B.C.-TV (Television station)

New York (N.Y.). WABC-TV (Television station)

W.A.B.C.-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Languages
English (44)