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

Overview
Works: 277 works in 479 publications in 1 language and 6,978 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
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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.)
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,151 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
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 935 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 639 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 )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 323 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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 283 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 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 201 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
The whole child : a caregiver's guide to the first five years( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 164 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
Bharati Mukherjee : conquering America by Bharati Mukherjee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 153 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 150 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 117 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
[Maya Angelou] : [poem at Clinton inaugural] by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 91 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers discusses the separation of church and state, religious liberty, and the establishment clause with with Martin E. Marty and Leonard W. Levy
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
For the People( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 55 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 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers conducts Justice O'Connor's first television interview with conversation ranging from her career and the status of women in U.S. society to the activities of the Supreme Court and selected recent decisions of that Court
The Broken cord : Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris by Louise Erdrich( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 26 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDetroit Public Television

Detroit. Television station WTVS-TV

WTVS-TV (Television station) Detroit.

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English (106)

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The whole child : a caregiver's guide to the first five years