WorldCat Identities

Corporation for Entertainment and Learning

Overview
Works: 134 works in 475 publications in 1 language and 7,289 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Interviews  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Originator, prn
Classifications: E741, 943.086
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Most widely held works by Corporation for Entertainment and Learning
The Twenties( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usually seen as an age of speakeasies, flappers and high living, the 1920's also saw millions of workers struggling for better wages. This program explores this decade when old America was vanishing and a new urban nation was being formed. Includes reminiscences of Americans who lived during this period
The Democrat and the Dictator( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Bill Moyers compares and contrasts the careers of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, focusing on the youth, personality, leadership style, and political goals of each
The 30-Second President( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers looks at the role of television advertising in presidential campaigns. He interviews Rosser Reeves and Tony Schwartz. Includes ads used by Eisenhower, Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Nixon and Reagan
Post-war hopes, cold war fears( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in America after World War II, a time of rash optimism and neuroses. While the dollar was strong and everyday life improved, the 1950's also saw the lowering of the Iron Curtain, the loss of China to Communism, the Korean War and the Red Scare
TR and his times( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Theodore Roosevelt, who helped shape America at the turn of the century. With his energy and optimism Roosevelt successfully ushered the country onto the world stage and championed reform legislation, setting a precedent for a strong chief executive
America on the road( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the automobile and its profound effects on American society
Marshall, Texas ; Marshall, Texas( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas, and reexamines his past through the voices of current residents and past classmates
The Second American revolution( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosts Bill Moyers, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis examine the search of Blacks for racial equality in twentieth-century America. Includes archival film and still photographs of the great personalities and events of the freedom movement
The Arming of the earth( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Bill Moyers considers how the machine gun, the submarine, and the airplane have revolutionized the conduct of war. Focuses on the way in which advances in the technology of war have vastly increased the civilian toll in wartime
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary specials in which a noted journalist explores major events that have shaped the last century, in an attempt to rediscover "the vivacity of the past."
Out of the depths : the miner's story( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at coal-miners in Colorado at the turn of the century; the poor working conditions, their almost feudal existance, and their attempt at a strike. Includes interviews with former Colorado coal-miners
The Helping hand( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the New Deal helped to create jobs during the Depression. Interviews former Civilian Conservation Corps workers who benefited from these programs
The Reel world of news( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at newsreels, a unique 20th century institution. For over 50 years newsreels informed and entertained whole generations until their demise in the mid-1960's with the advance of televised nightly newscasts
Come to the Fairs( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of America's World's Fairs beginning with the first one held in Chicago in 1893. It was at these fairs that new inventions such as the Ferris wheel and the telephone were first introduced. Also discusses how fairs have changed in recent years
Out art( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features Bill Moyers discussing contemporary art
The Second American revolution( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosts Bill Moyers, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis examine the search of Blacks for racial equality in twentieth-century America. Includes archival film and still photographs of the great personalities and events of the freedom movement
Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an interview with Bill Moyers, Maya Angelou reflects on her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas, and its effect on her life and art
World War II : the propaganda battle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews two filmmakers in the first large-scale propaganda battle in history--German filmmaker Fritz Hippler and his American counterpart, Frank Capra
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1960's were years of rapid change in America: the increasing impact of television, computerization, social unrest, assassinations, the war in Vietnam and the landing of a man on the moon. Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of these diverse changes on our culture
 
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Alternative Names
Corporation for Entertainment in Learning

Corporation of Entertainment and Learning

Languages
English (178)