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Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Overview
Works: 2,007 works in 2,645 publications in 1 language and 60,131 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Drama  History  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Funder, prn, Producer, Publisher, Sponsor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Depression : out of the shadows by McPhee. ; (Production personnel); (Director); (Author)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease."--Container
Race : the power of an illusion by Llewellyn Smith( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series challenges one of our most fundamental beliefs: that humans come divided into a few distinct biological groups, telling an eye-opening tale of how what we assume to be normal, commonsense, even scientific, is actually shaped by our history, social institutions and cultural beliefs. Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race
The magic school bus space adventures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes from the television series. In The Magic school bus Gets Lost in Space the students go on a planetarium field trip and are magically transported out of the earth's atmosphere into space where they vist each of the nine planets. In The Magic School Bus Out of This World they learn about gravity and meteors as an asteroid hurtles toward Earth. In the last episode, The Magic School Bus Taking Flight they learn about the basics of aerodynamics after they enter a model airplane contest
If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable story of the rise and fall of the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat, ' told through the transformation and radicalization of one of its members, Daniel McGowan. Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry weaves a chronicle of McGowan facing life in prison with a dramatic investigation of the events that led to his involvement with the ELF
Becoming human( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Where did we come from? What makes us human? NOVA's ... investigation explores how new discoveries are transforming views of our earliest ancestors. Featuring interviews with world-renowned scientists, footage shot "in the trenches" as fossils were unearthed, and ... computer-generated animation, [these programs] bring early hominids to life, examining how we became the creative and adaptable modern humans of today ... In the first episode ... encounter ... "Selam," the amazingly complete remains of a 3 million year-old child, packed with clues to why we split from the apes, came down from the trees, and started walking upright ... [T]he second episode investigates the riddle of "Turkana Boy"--A tantalizing fossil of Homo erectus, the first ancestor to leave Africa and colonize the globe ... [T]he final episode ... explores the origins of "us"--where modern humans and our capacities for art, invention, and survival came from, and what happened when we encountered the mysterious Neanderthals"--Container
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
Through deaf eyes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring nearly 200 years of Deaf life in America, this film presents the shared experiences of American history--family life, education, work, and community connections--from the perspective of deaf citizens. Interviews include community leaders, historians, and deaf Americans with diverse views on language use, technology, and identity. The documentary also takes a straightforward look at life for people who are part of the cultural-linguistic group who use American Sign Language and often define themselves as "Deaf" with a capital and cultural "D" and deaf people who, for a variety of reasons, do not identify with the Deaf cultural community. The history often shows that intersections between deaf and Deaf people are many and that oppression and discrimination are common experiences
Hip-Hop : Beyond Beats and Rhymes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the conceptualization of masculinity in hip-hop culture. Includes interviews with prominent rappers, music industry executives, and social critics
Skinwalkers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Navajo Tribal Police investigate the murder of a medicine man. At the crime scene is a partially completed pictograph. One clue sends a chill through a young officer: the arrow used in the killing has a tip of human bone, a sign that a Navajo spirit - a "skinwalker"--Is at work
The blues, a musical journey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven-part television series of personal and impressionistic films, viewed through the lens of seven world-famous directors, capturing the essence of blues music and delving into its global influence, from its roots in Africa to its inspirational role in today's music
Commanding heights : the battle for the world economy by Daniel Yergin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode two: Illustrates how economies with strict governmental control encountered serious trouble in the 1980s and how many leaders embraced the idea of "shock therapy," a rapid conversion to free-market capitalism. The program focuses in detail on how reform played out in several countries: Russia, Poland, India, Bolivia, and Chile, as they lived through the upheavals of rapid change, dealing with both the new freedoms and the new dangers of privatization, deregulation, and competition
Cathedral by David Macaulay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines location sequences and animation to show the building of a Gothic cathedral. Begins with a tour of Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bourges, Beauvais, Notre Dame de Paris, Laon, and the Royal Abbey Church of Dt. Denis. Discusses life in the medieval era and how churches were a center of life
Meet the Patels( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laugh-out-loud real-life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams and...his parents
Inside the meltdown( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the 700 billion dollar bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't stop and haven't been able to fix"--Original container
Coyote waits( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Tony Hillerman's novel, Navajo police detective Joe Leaphorn and officer Jim Chee solve a modern murder and a bank robbery supposedly committed by Butch Cassidy
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Includes live-action sequences in which David Macauley explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
The real Olympics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To mark the Olympics' 2004 return to its birthplace of Athens, this series tells the 'real' story of the original games. It combines lavish reconstruction of the ancient Greek games with dramatic highlights from the modern Olympics
Chisholm '72 : unbought & unbossed( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary follows the 1972 campaign waged by Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman to run for a major party's nomination for United States President. Chisholm first made her mark on American political history when, in 1968, she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress, representing New York
People like us : social class in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"People like us shows how social class plays a role in the lives of all Americans, whether they live in Park Avenue penthouses, Appalachian trailer parks, bayou houseboats or suburban gated communities. The documentary travels across the country presenting stories that will resonate with viewers regardless of where they see themselves on the social spectrum--stories of family traditions, class mobility, and different lifestyle choices."--Container
The pilgrims( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commemorated each year at Thanksgiving, no chapter in American history has been more clouded in myth, legend and venerable cliche than the story of the Pilgrims
 
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The magic school bus space adventures
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CPB.

CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting)

Public Broadcasting Corporation.

United States Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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Anne of Green GablesThrough deaf eyesSkinwalkersCommanding heights : the battle for the world economyCathedralCastle