WorldCat Identities

Corporation for Entertainment and Learning

Overview
Works: 190 works in 443 publications in 1 language and 8,073 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Originator
Classifications: E741, 943.086
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Corporation for Entertainment and Learning
The Twenties ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 568 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 )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 442 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 )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the development and character of the public relations industry through interviews with Ivy Lee and Edward Bernays
The 30-second president ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 365 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 )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 360 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
World War II the propaganda battle ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 316 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 315 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
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 298 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 )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hosts Bill Moyers, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis examine the search of Blacks for racial equality in 20th century America. Includes archival film and still photographs of the great personalities and events of the freedom movement
America on the road ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the history of the automobile and the ways it changed American society. Begins with Henry Ford and ends with the oil crisis in the 1970s
The Arming of the earth ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moyers examines the development and consequences of three deadly weapons - the machine gun, the submarine, and the airplane - that foreshadowed the total war possible today
Change, change ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 244 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
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 215 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 207 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 existence, and their attempt at a strike. Includes interviews with former Colorado coal-miners
Maya Angelou ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 192 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
The Reel world of news ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 171 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 167 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 156 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
Presidents & politics, with Richard Strout ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journalist Richard Strout reminisces about his career as a reporter covering Washington and the White House. Beginning with the administration of Warren G. Harding up to the Reagan administration, Strout has seen Washington grow from an unhurried southern town into a bustling international seat of government
Photographer's eye ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glimpses into the lives of photographers Garry Winogrand and Emmet Gowin, showing how each developed an individual way of seeing his subjects
 
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Alternative Names
Corporation for Entertainment in Learning
Corporation of Entertainment and Learning
Languages
English (181)