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WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)

Overview
Works: 293 works in 494 publications in 1 language and 6,854 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  History  Biography  Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Television programs 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 232.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mich.) WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of castles in Wales-- their use in warfare, their design and construction, and the lifestyle of their inhabitants
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member 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 by Kenneth W Harl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member 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
Who killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American and an automotive engineer was mistaken for being Japanese and was murdered in a Detroit bar for it. He was killed by a disgruntled assembly line worker who blamed him for the Japanese auto makers threatening his job. A second travesty occurred when his murder was denied justice in the court system
The Stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 279 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
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this interview from the New York Public Library with Bill Moyers, Morrison discusses the characters in her work, the people in her life, the power of love, the representation of race in literature, and how the invented world of fiction connects to life
In search of the Constitution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member 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
A world of ideas. the Islamic mind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are predictions that, by the year 2020, one quarter of the world's population will be Moslem. Islam is growing so fast that already there are more Muslims in America than Episcopalians, and soon Muslims will outnumber Jews here. Understanding Islam is all the more imperative as America has become increasingly involved in Muslim countries. Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a scholar of Islamic studies at George Washington University, has written extensively on Islamic science, philosophy, and art. In this program with Bill Moyers, Nasr discusses the roots of Islam's attitudes toward the West, how Islam and the West can coexist, and the current Western presence in the Middle East
Victim of two cultures : Richard Rodriguez by Richard Rodriguez( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member 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
A Confucian Life in America : Tu Wei-ming( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member 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
Bharati Mukherjee : conquering America by Bharati Mukherjee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member 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
The whole child : a caregiver's guide to the first five years( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member 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, emotion, 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
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member 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
Richard Rodriguez : victim of two cultures( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member 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
God and the constitution( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Marty Martin and Leonard Levy examine the legality of school prayer with Bill Moyers. The program also explores the issues of religious symbols on municipal property as well as tax-exempt status for religious institutions
In the beginning : so you want to write a story by Stryper (Musical group)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member 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 67 WorldCat member 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
The whole child : a caregiver's guide to the first five years( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video series of 13 half-hour programs gives information about child development and childcare for the critical years from birth to the age of five. Taped at working childcare centers with real caregivers and children, the programs teach about children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development. The shows present practical developmental activities and techniques to use in difficult situations. The series presents comprehensive information about child-development theory in a down-to-earth, accessible manner. This series was filmed on location in urban and suburban preschools, two university childcare centers, Head Start classrooms, a private urban infant center and preschool, and an in-home family child care program
For the People / [eVideo - Films on Demand]( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member 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)
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDetroit Public Television

Detroit. Television station WTVS-TV

WTVS-TV (Television station) Detroit.

Languages
English (115)