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

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Works: 288 works in 469 publications in 1 language and 7,404 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Educational television programs  Television programs  Educational films  Historical television programs  Internet videos  History 
Classifications: DA660, 232.9
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Most widely held works about WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
 
Most widely held works by WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.)
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,158 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
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member 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
The Vikings( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This riveting special investigates a new image of the Vikings that goes far deeper than their savage stereotype as raiding marauders. They were expert shipbuilders, superb artisans, canny merchants, and bold colonizers
Who killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the circumstances and aftermath of the baseball bat murder of 27-year-old Vincent Chin outside a Detroit bar in 1982. Outraged at the suspended sentence given to Ron Ebens and Michael Nitz, convicted in Chin's death, the Asian-American community organized an unprecedented civil rights protest to successfully bring Ebens and Nitz up for retriall. This film explores issues of racism and the loss of blue-collar jobs
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxine Hong Kingston, in conversation 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 by Toni Morrison( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member 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, 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 174 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
Bharati Mukherjee : conquering America by Bharati Mukherjee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 169 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
Victim of two cultures : Richard Rodriguez by Richard Rodriguez( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Rodriguez, the son of Mexican immigrants, calls himself "a comic victim of two cultures." He started out speaking nothing but Spanish, and now argues for education in nothing but English. A Fulbright scholar with degrees from Stanford and Columbia, he suddenly walked away from a promising career in academia; despite his ambition to teach, he rebelled against job offers that, he says, came to him just because of his Hispanic surname. Condemned by some for having forsaken his roots and for his negative views of affirmative action and bilingual education, he has been praised by many others for his intimate understanding of the impact of language on life. In this program with Bill Moyers, Rodriguez explains his opposition to bilingual education and talks about his experience growing up in America as the son of immigrants; he also discusses the differences between Mexican and American cultures
Tu Wei-ming : a Confucian life in America( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 135 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. Tu Wei-ming suggests that the humanism of Confucius can help us sort out some of the ethical problems of today
The whole child : a caregiver's guide to the first five years( Visual )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 119 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, 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
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 102 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 83 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
In the beginning by Stryper (Musical group)( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 81 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 72 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 Broken cord : Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member 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
For the people( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 66 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)
Mr. Justice Blackmun( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member 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
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 60 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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controlled identityDetroit Public Television

Detroit. Television station WTVS-TV

WTVS-TV (Television station) Detroit.

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