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Deutsche Welle

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Works: 519 works in 657 publications in 5 languages and 6,509 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Case studies  Biography 
Roles: Production personnel, Editor, Publisher, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 332.49
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The history of the European monetary union ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the history of the European Monetary Union (EMU), the unification timetable up to 2002, the convergence criteria, and the coins and banknotes themselves. Provides background on the euro member states and the European Central Bank, examines the impact of the euro on world trade, the job market, and tourism, and analyzes the euro's role in international monetary transactions. Compares the euro to the dollar and discusses the hopes and fears of many Europeans
Das war die DDR eine Geschichte des anderen Deutschland ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in German and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This documentary on the history of East Germany is told from the point of view of its people, using authentic historical footage and documents. It covers cultural, economic, and political developments from the founding of the GDR in 1949 to German unification on October 3, 1990"--Back of container
The Last days in the life of Vincent van Gogh ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tormented genius, van Gogh was only 37 when he shot himself at the scene of his last painting. This captivating program focuses on the final period of Vincent van Gogh's life, from his relocation to Arles to his final move to Auvers-sur-Oise. By retracing his journey to southern France and back, in combination with readings from letters to his brother and interviews with van Gogh experts, this passionate artist's most fruitful period-tragically cut short-is illuminated, along with the landscapes that inspired him. A Deutsche Welle production
Geriatric medicine innovations and applications ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Europe and America alike, senior citizens are poised to become the defining demographic group. What is the Western medical community doing to better serve this vital population? To find out, this documentary travels to Germany, a progressive locus of geriatric research and elder-care innovation. Topics include anti-aging therapies, quality-of-life issues, post-hospitalization rehabilitation programs, courses that promote independence and overall well-being, senior-friendly household appliances, and remarkable genetic experiments with worms that have succeeded in doubling the creatures' life spans and improving their health. A Deutsche Welle Production
Goethe in Weimar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program pays lyrical homage to the enigmatic relationship between the poet/dramatist Goethe and the Baroness Charlotte von Stein and explores its influence on his work. Excerpts from a selection of the more than 2,000 letters exchanged by Goethe, Charlotte, and their friends bear testimony to the intensity and intimacy of the relationship-one which most experts believe was platonic, despite the often passionate tone of the letters. Dramatized vignettes, sketches, and actual footage provide a historical glimpse into the German courts of the period, and into the life of this revered German figure and the woman he considered "mother, sister, and one true love." A Deutsche Welle production. (28 minutes)
The Craftsmanship of fashion Italian touch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Italy, the finest cloth in Europe is woven and hand-assembled to the exacting specifications of prestigious fashion houses-and it comes at a very steep price. This program visits an exclusive fabric fair, the wool looms of Zegna, the silk printing presses of T.J.S.S., a clothing assembly plant, and a fashion trade show to demonstrate how Italy's best craftspeople turn thread into cloth and cloth into some of the most luxurious clothing in the world. ESCADA's Brian Rennie, Paolo Zegna, and Werner Baldessarini, of Hugo Boss, are featured. A Deutsche Welle Production
The Rhythm of life innovative heart research ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heart valves fabricated from the body's own cells are durable and are not rejected. Stimulating the natural growth of blood vessels to skirt clogged ones could make elaborate bypass surgery obsolete. As this program shows, these are some of the tools, either in use or under development, that place vascular science at the forefront of medicine. The program also highlights innovations in clot-dissolving drugs, artificial hearts, on-the-spot repairs through catheters and tiny video cameras, and growing three-dimensional heart tissue in the lab. A Deutsche Welle Production
The Trend where fashion begins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Paris to London, Monte Carlo to Milan, and Munich to LA, taste-makers Li Edelkoort, Gucci's Tom Ford, and Werner Baldessarini, of Hugo Boss, seek to identify the spirit of the age wherever they can find it-and then translate it into the next big trend in fashions. In this program, Edelkoort, Ford, Baldessarini, and others unravel the intricacies of clothing-oriented trend-spotting. In addition, parallel examples of trend-spotting are drawn from BMW subsidiary Designworks/USA, since the automotive industry is as driven by taste as the clothing industry is. A Deutsche Welle Production. (26 minutes)
Annette von Droste-Hulshoff ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although her most important writings came late in life, Annette von Droste-Hulshoff's poetry and prose-often compared to Goethe's-have assured her a place among Germany's great 19th-century writers. This program visits Castle Hulshoff, her Westphalian birthplace; the Ruchhaus; and Meersburg Castle on Lake Constance, where she experienced her period of greatest productivity. Aspects of her life, such as her need for solitude amid nature, and the qualities of isolation, melancholy, reverie, and longing inherent in her writing are discussed. A Deutsche Welle production. (30 minutes)
The Cult of the beautiful body ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extreme body consciousness has taken youthful narcissism to new heights, making "boy meets girl" a ruthless physical selection process. This program examines the cult of the body in Western society and how it has reduced today's courtship ritual to a one-dimensional experience based primarily on physical attraction. Beginning with the pressure that men currently feel to conform to an abstract physical ideal, the role of the media is scrutinized, along with the culture that from Munich to Los Angeles excludes all who do not espouse the ideals of bodily perfection at the expense of all else. A Deutsche Welle Production
The Jungle pharmacy nature's remedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Do the world's rainforests contain a cure for cancer and AIDS? Come travel to Jakarta, Surabaya, and the jungles of Kalimantan to investigate the preparation and use of natural remedies to combat illnesses such as skin fungus, malaria and even AIDS. But logging continues unabated in Indonesia and other tropic zones. Will the jungle pharmacy disappear before it can be understood?
The Fashion fair buyers and sellers under one roof ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CPD is one of the leading fashion fairs worldwide, and Manfred Kronen is its owner. To him, fashion equals emotion, so he never fails to market them together at his huge exhibition hall in Dusseldorf. This program features Kronen and the CPD staff in action, tracking them from final arrangements through the events of opening day, including a Toni Gard fashion show and a photo shoot for German Vogue. In addition, the program travels to Shanghai, where trendy undergarments and outerwear are the order of the day as Kronen builds bridges of understanding and commerce to emerging Asian markets. A Deutsche Welle Production. (26 minutes)
The Fight against germs effective weapons against infection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Because of constant use of disinfectants, a hospital is a place where only the fittest microbes survive, a dilemma that raises the stakes of even routine surgical procedures. This program looks at how germs develop partial or total antibiotic resistance and how researchers are pursuing new lines of attack to keep pace with these highly adaptive organisms. Computer imaging and electron microscopy help illustrate how Legionella bacteria adapt to harsh environments. The program concludes by looking at promising research into symbiotic mechanisms in sea sponges that can repel antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus. A Deutsche Welle Production. (26 minutes)
Mastering fashion design studying with Vivienne Westwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Called Britain's most consistently original, outrageous, eccentric, and controversial designer, Vivienne Westwood is also an esteemed professor of fashion at Berlin's Academy of Arts. This program profiles Westwood while capturing the student experience under her rigorous tutelage. Footage of her apprentices-in the classroom, learning the ropes at her London workshop, and putting on a fashion show where intricate historical costumes take pride of place-provides penetrating insights into what it takes to become a top-ranking fashion designer. A Deutsche Welle Production. (26 minutes)
The cult of the beautiful body observations from the plane of body consciousness ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Extreme body consciousness has taken youthful narcissism to new heights, making 'boy meets girl' a ruthless physical selection process. This program examines the cult of the body in Western society and how it has reduced today's courtship ritual to a one-dimensional experience based primarily on physical attraction. Beginning with the pressure that men currently feel to conform to an abstract physical ideal, the role of the media is scrutinized, along with the culture that from Munich to Los Angeles excludes all who do not espouse the ideals of bodily perfection at the expense of all else"--Container
When fashion is the message marketing an image ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the glamorous world of haute couture, marketing means fanfare, glitter, and VIPs. This program surveys the fashion industry's high-profile approach to image-marketing at the influential Dallas Fashion Awards; a Gucci store opening party in Milan; the elite ESCADA showroom in Dusseldorf; and a photo shoot in Berlin with renowned photographer Albert Watson. Branding, the use of supermodels to boost international appeal, and the drawing power of celebrity endorsements and sponsorships are also addressed. A Deutsche Welle Production. (26 minutes)
Watery visions is the future potable? ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a dramatic reversal of policy since apartheid, South Africa has become a model of water fulfillment. Despite being one of the driest regions on Earth, India's Rajasthan is an oasis due to the revival of a system of ancient rain basins. This program looks at these encouraging examples to show how sustainable solutions to long-term water management can be achieved, while a visit to Sertao in Brazil illustrates the appalling alternative-two very different futures. (27 minutes)
Water for the cities ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program takes a hard look at the mounting challenge of providing millions of people in urban areas with potable water and adequate disposal of waste water. To highlight the difficulties, segments focus on the water problems of the megalopolis, cities with populations of over ten million people, such as Lagos, Jakarta, and Mexico City. The massive logistics that enable Las Vegas to prosper in the middle of a desert are also explored
Water for profit ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moment demand outpaces supply, water becomes a commodity to be traded in the global market. But who owns the rights to water? And how can a price be set on water? In this program, the pros and cons of privatization are assessed in a number of water management situations around the world: Aguas Argentina in Buenos Aires; the Bechtel corporation in Cochabamba, Bolivia; Thames Water company in Jakarta; and a public/private test partnership in Albania. Corporate representatives, anti-privatization activists, farmers, and industry experts offer commentary from all sides of the issue. (27 minutes)
Waters of discord ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Almost half the world gets its drinking water from rivers that cross national boundaries. Analysts predict that more wars will be fought over water than oil. This program surveys a number of active or potential hot spots: Israel and the river Jordan; the Southeastern Anatolia Project in Turkey and its effects on Syria and Iraq; Egypt's Toshka Canal and the Nile Basin Initiative; and the Tehri dam in India. The program also looks at the effects of the Hoover dam on the Colorado River delta in Mexico and the success of Lesotho's Katse dam. Vandana Shiva, author of Water Wars, discusses many of these situations
 
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Almanya'nın Sesi Radyosu
Cologne (Allemagne)
Cologne (Germany). Deutsche Welle
Deguo zhi sheng
Deutsche Welle. Technische Direktion
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La Voix de l'Allemagne
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Radio Deutsche Welle.
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