WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Most widely held works about WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Most widely held works by WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
Castle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
CASTLE combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants.
From Jesus to Christ the first Christians ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Explore the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached.
The Vikings ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Describes recent research on the Vikings that demonstrates that while they were indeed ruthless marauders, they were also excellent shipbuilders, explorers and colonizers.
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 398 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.
Toni Morrison a writer's work ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
In this interview with Bill Moyers from the New York Public Library, Morrison discusses the characters in her work, the people in her life, the power of love, and how the invented world of fiction connects to life.
Who Killed Vincent Chin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Documentary on racism in working-class America focuses on the murder of Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American, in a Detroit bar. Interweaves the murder with social concerns and questions about justice.
Richard Rodriguez victim of two cultures ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Presents Rodriguez' experiences of growing up in America as the son of immigrants, the loss of his "Mexican soul", and his first exposure to American culture. Discussion focuses also on the differences between Mexican and American cultures, including Rodriguez' observations on America's growing sense of loss and the essence of American society today.
The whole child a caregiver's guide to the first five years ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Teaches the latest in the fields of child development and child care for the critical years from birth to the age of five. Outlines essential information about children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development. Presents practical developmental activities and techniques to use in difficult situations. Shows real children and teachers in Head Start classrooms, a private urban infant center and preschool, an in-home family child care program, a suburban preschool and two university child care centers.
Bharati Mukherjee conquering America ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Author Bharati Mukherjee and Bill Moyers discuss America's Asian immigrants, of whom she is one, and the struggles of the enculturation process.
Tu Wei-ming a Confucian life in America ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Tu Wei-ming who discusses the relevance of Confucian philosophy to our times and the recent student movement in China. Tu Wei-ming suggests that the humanism of Confucius can help us sort out some of the ethical problems of today.
Maya Angelou rainbow in the clouds ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Poet, activist, and teacher, Maya Angelou, takes viewers by the hand and heart to explore the importance and impact of faith in people's daily lives. Scenes at San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church show how a diverse congregation supports and encourages one another.
In search of the Constitution ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
In American history, no document has sparked as much reverence, discussion, and controversy as the Constitution. But how does it really affect our everyday lives? Join Bill Moyers for this eleven-part series, originally produced to mark the Constitution's bicentennial, that delves into the fascinating history and contemporary relevance of the ultimate law of the land.
God and the Constitution ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers discusses the separation of church and state, religious liberty, and the establishment clause with Martin E. Marty and Leonard W. Levy.
In the beginning ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Video features lively discussions between Bill Moyers and three prominent historians about the roots of the Constitution and its impact on our society since its writing. Michael Kammen discusses the Constitution's place and role as a symbol of American life. Forrest McDonald talks about the intellectual origins of the Constitution. Olive Taylor discusses black Americans and others who were not part of the Constitution.
Religion, rap and the crisis of black leadership Cornel West ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A conversation and interview with Cornel West, professor at Harvard University, about religion, rap music, and the crisis of black leadership in America.
Mr. Justice Blackmun ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews the Supreme Court Justice who wrote the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion. Moyers and Blackmun discuss the emotional and moral challenge of interpreting the Constitution.
For the people ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers examines the impact of the Constitution on the lives of American citizens, as seen in three landmark Supreme Court cases: Engel v. Vitale (school prayer), Keyishian v. Board of Regents (academic freedom), and Bowers v. Hardwick (sodomy).
The Broken cord Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews writers Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris who talk about their work, their American Indian heritage, fetal alcohol syndrome, and parenthood.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve as Supreme Court justice. She discusses her background, philosophies, specific Court rulings, and the Court's role as keeper of the Constitution.
A Confucian life in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Tu Wei-Ming who discusses the relevance of Confucian philosophy to our times and the recent student movement in China.
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