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Corporation for Entertainment and Learning

Overview
Works: 155 works in 433 publications in 1 language and 8,436 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Originator, Producer
Classifications: E741, 973.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Corporation for Entertainment and Learning
The Twenties ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Usually seen as an age of speakeasies, flappers and high living, the 1920's also saw millions of workers struggling for better wages. This program explores this decade when old America was vanishing and a new urban nation was being formed. Includes reminiscences of Americans who lived during this period
The Democrat and the dictator ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journalist Bill Moyers compares and contrasts the careers of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, focusing on the youth, personality, leadership style, and political goals of each
The 30-second president ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moyers looks at the role of television advertising in presidential campaigns. He interviews Rosser Reeves and Tony Schwartz. Includes ads used by Eisenhower, Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Nixon and Reagan
The image makers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the development and character of the public relations industry through interviews with Ivy Lee and Edward Bernays
Post-war hopes, cold war fears ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the origins of the cold war in the 1950s and how it has shaped U.S. foreign policy over the decades. Moyers follows events from the Red hunts of the McCarthy era to the Korean conflict, the space race, and the build-up of sophisticated arms by the United States and the Soviet Union
World War II the propaganda battle ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moyers interviews two chief participants in the propaganda conflict-Fritz Hippler and Frank Capra. Followed by previews of upcoming segments
The Second American revolution ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hosts Bill Moyers, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis examine the search of Blacks for racial equality in 20th century America. Includes archival film and still photographs of the great personalities and events of the freedom movement
America on the road ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the history of the automobile and the ways it changed American society. Begins with Henry Ford and ends with the oil crisis in the 1970s
TR and his times ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at Theodore Roosevelt, who helped shape America at the turn of the century
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community. Hosted by Bill Moyers
The Arming of the earth ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journalist Bill Moyers considers how the machine gun, the submarine, and the airplane have revolutionized the conduct of war. Focuses on the way in which advances in the technology of war have vastly increased the civilian toll in wartime
Marshall, Texas ; Marshall, Texas ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journalist Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of 25,000 people - Marshall, Texas -- to reexamine his past through the voices of current residents and former classmates. He relives the pleasures of small town life, examines the price of its close-knit structure on individual aspirations, and traces the history of Marshall's race relations from the 1930s through the Civil Rights Movement
Change, change ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1960's were years of rapid change in America: the increasing impact of television, computerization, social unrest, assassinations, the war in Vietnam and the landing of a man on the moon. Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of these diverse changes on our culture
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary specials in which a noted journalist explores major events that have shaped the last century, in an attempt to rediscover "the vivacity of the past."
The Helping hand ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at how the New Deal helped to create jobs during the Depression. Interviews former Civilian Conservation Corps workers who benefited from these programs
The Reel world of news ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at newsreels, a unique 20th century institution. For over 50 years newsreels informed and entertained whole generations until their demise in the mid-1960's with the advance of televised nightly newscasts
Maya Angelou ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community. Hosted by Bill Moyers
Come to the Fairs ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Survey of America's World's Fairs beginning with the first one held in Chicago in 1893. It was at these fairs that new inventions such as the Ferris wheel and the telephone were first introduced. Also discusses how fairs have changed in recent years
Photographer's eye ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Bill Moyers interviews two photographers about the creative processes involved in photography
I.I. Rabi, man of the century ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conversation with the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who witnessed the first detonation of atomic bomb and became an advocate of peaceful uses of nuclear power
 
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Alternative Names
Corporation for Entertainment in Learning
Corporation of Entertainment and Learning
Languages
English (190)