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KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Auschwitz : inside the Nazi state( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state' is the result of three years of research, drawing on the close involvement of world experts, recently discovered documents and nearly 100 interviews with camp survivors and perpetrators, many of whom are speaking on the record for the first time. Their stories are brought to life through the innovative use of archive footage, dramatic recreations of key ... moments, and their ... testimony"--Container label
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday, large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars
Craft in America : a Journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
Woodrow Wilson by inc Eye Gate House( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was a gifted orator who was supremely confident before crowds, yet awkward in small groups. An emotionally complex man, he craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. An intellectual with unwavering moral principles, he led America onto the world stage at a time when war and chaos threatened everything he cherished. This miniseries explores the transformation of a history professor into one of America's greatest presidents. Woodrow Wilson's life was shaped by great conflicts: the Civil War which he lived through as a child and World War I into which he reluctantly led America as president. The second conflict ultimately claimed him as a victim. While campaigning for his far-sighted League of Nations, he suffered a paralyzing stroke from which he never fully recovered. The only president incapacitated in office, Wilson carried out his duties from bed with the help of his wife who became the de facto chief executive
When worlds collide( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the 'Old World' first encountered the 'New World.' Travel from Granada in Spain to Machu Picchu in Peru, and from Mexico to Madrid in Spain. Explores how the collision of these two sophisticated but different worlds led to the birth of an entirely new Latino culture
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about the weather. Stymied by rain on a day when he had important plans, he and his friends set out to investigate weather: rain, sun, temperature, and wind. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Cosmos : a personal voyage by Carl Sagan( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Sagan discusses the cosmic relationship between man and the universe
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sid decides to sit and watch TV all weekend long, he learns an unhappy fact: that not exercising makes your body feel terrible! When Sid decides that he is only going to eat birthday cake at every meal, he soon regrets his decision. Sid also learns about different kinds of teeth and why brushing them is important, and he discovers why washing his hands is important even when he can't see the germs! Sid and his friends learn new habits, fun ways to stay healthy and that vaccinations are nothing to be afraid of
The Donner Party by Ric Burns( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the adventure of the pioneer group that set out for California in the spring of 1846 and ended in disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains the following winter
Killer quake!( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolitan Los Angeles is sitting on ground zero, and even as Southern California struggles to repair itself from the tragedy at Northridge, seismic pressure continues to build below the ground. NOVA examines whether we can learn enough about these geological mysteries in time to minimize widespread destruction
Sid the science kid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about bugs, and dirt, and dogs, and leaves! He and his friends set out to investigate what dogs are doing when they bark, why dirt is so dirty, why insects live where they do, and what purpose leaves have. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Copenhagen by PBS Hollywood( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German physicist and his mentor turned rival
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is excited--about change. Sid's shoes don't fit, and his banana has gone mushy--but why? He and his friends set out to investigate change: decay, growth, and change caused by cold or heat. They ask questions, do experiments, examine cause and effect, and discuss their results. Sid is an inquisitive youngster who tackles the everyday ideas that preschoolers find fascinating (Why do bananas go "bad?" How does my juice box straw work? How does a bird fly without a plane?). "Sid the Science Kid" promotes science-readiness by encouraging kids' instinctive curiosity about the world around them. Each set of programs concentrates on a single scientific concept to allow children to observe, describe, and quantify, and use tools like rulers or magnifying glasses
Awake and sing by Clifford Odets( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years
School, the story of American public education( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of America's public school system
Sid the science kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid is trying out his new dance on his hardwood floors when he discovers that friction prevents him from sliding. When he plays ball, he quickly learns that if a ball doesn't have enough elasticity, it won't bounce. This calls for some investigating; after pretending to be 'Super Sid' by kicking the ball with all his might, Sid and his friends take a trip to the Science Center to investigate how using lots of force makes things move far and fast. Join Sid as he explores the laws of motion
A Poor Man Shames Us All( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the alternative views of wealth and society that are exhibited in the lives of tribal cultures. "A Poor man shames us all" takes viewers from a New York ad agency to the jungles of Indonesia and the plains of Kenya. Learn why our Western views of wealth and economic needs have created a society of strangers in the midst of material riches, while tribal cultures such as the Weyewa of Indonesia and the Gabra of Kenya create economies of dependency on others and measure wealth through people, not possessions. Follow host/narrator David Maybury-Lewis as he traces the development of free market economics and explores how its characteristics contrast with tribal conceptions of wealth
 
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How art made the world
Alternative Names
Community Television of Southern California

Community Television of Southern California Los Angeles, Calif

K.C.E.T. (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

KCET Los Angeles (Television station)

KCET non-commercial independent television station in Los Angeles

KCET (Television station) Los Angeles

KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Los Angeles (Calif.). K.C.E.T. (Television station)

Los Angeles (Calif.). KCET (Television station)

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English (141)

Chinese (1)

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How art made the worldWoodrow WilsonCosmos : a personal voyage