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Corporation for Entertainment and Learning

Overview
Works: 183 works in 460 publications in 1 language and 7,970 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Trials, litigation, etc  Music 
Roles: Producer, Originator
Classifications: E741, 973.9
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Most widely held works by Corporation for Entertainment and Learning
The Twenties( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 554 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 )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 486 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 image makers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the development and character of the public relations industry through interviews with Ivy Lee and Edward Bernays
Post-war hopes, cold war fears( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 352 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
The 30-second president( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 349 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
World War II the propaganda battle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers interviews two chief participants in the propaganda conflict-Fritz Hippler and Frank Capra
TR and his times( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Theodore Roosevelt, who helped shape America at the turn of the century
America on the Road( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of the automobile and the ways it has changed American society, beginning with Henry Ford and production innovations that made the automobile available to ordinary Americans, and concluding with the oil crisis of the 1970s
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community. Hosted by Bill Moyers
The Second American revolution( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 289 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 )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 273 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
Maya Angelou( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community. Hosted by Bill Moyers
"Change, Change"( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1960s were years of rapid change in America. In this program, In this program, Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of diverse changes on our culture such as the increasing impact of television, computers, social unrest, assassinations, the war in Vietnam, and the landing of a man on the moon
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 220 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 )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 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 Reel world of news( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 162 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 157 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
Marshall, Texas ; Marshall, Texas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 150 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
Photographer's eye( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Moyers interviews two photographers about the creative processes involved in photography
The Second American revolution( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 122 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
 
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Alternative Names
Corporation for Entertainment in Learning

Corporation of Entertainment and Learning

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English (206)