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Corporation for Entertainment and Learning

Overview
Works: 113 works in 473 publications in 1 language and 7,959 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Historical television programs  Interviews  Biographical television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Originator, prn
Classifications: E741, 973.9
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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 536 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 Second American Revolution( Visual )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 490 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
The Democrat and the dictator( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 466 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
A portrait of Maya Angelou by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 445 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
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 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."
The image makers( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 375 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 )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 364 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 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers interviews two chief participants in the propaganda conflict-Fritz Hippler and Frank Capra
Post-war hopes, cold war fears( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in America after World War II
TR and his times( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 327 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
Marshall, Texas ; Marshall, Texas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 281 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
America on the Road( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 281 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 )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 271 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
Change, change( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 220 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
Out of the depths the miner's story( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 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
The Helping hand( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 189 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 172 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
I.I. Rabi, man of the century( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I.I. Rabi, nobel laureate physicist, discusses his views on atomic energy, the Nazi movement and the McCarthy era
Come to the Fairs( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 146 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
Women and creativity( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Moyers examines how creative, artistic women handle their lives within or outside of the woman's traditional role in the family. He interviews artists Judy Chicago and Bernie Lasseau, and novelist Mary Gordon
 
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Corporation for Entertainment in Learning

Corporation of Entertainment and Learning

Languages
English (270)