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WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

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Mandate : the president and the people by Philip B Kunhardt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video, narrated by veteran CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Leading historians, political scientists, and public figures offer insight into presidents and the presidency from George Washington through FDR
Broadway : the American musical by Michael Kantor( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series chronicles the Broadway musical throughout the 20th century and explores the evolution of this uniquely American art form. By drawing on a wealth of archival news footage, lost and found television moments, original cast recordings, still photos, feature films, diaries, journals, intimate first-person accounts, dramatic re-creations, and interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical, it offers the most comprehensive exploration of musical theater ever presented on television
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fringe characters from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' take center stage at Elsinore
African American lives( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
The secret life of the brain( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it
African American lives 2( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help participants discover where they come from and who they are
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( Visual )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Battle of Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, from the perspective of the Lakota, Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow who lived on the Great Plains and from that of the white settlers who pushed west across the continent. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
No direction home : Bob Dylan by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two part documentary on the fascinating career of Bob Dylan in the early sixties. Scorsese's film chronicles the early years of Dylan, collecting clips of the singer-songwriter from 1961-66, as he went from being a rising star on the New York City folk scene to one of the country's greatest protest singers to, in the words of one irate concertgoer, a "Judas" for plugging in and going electric
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
King Lear by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge as they unleash a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Do you speak American?( Visual )

22 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines sociolinguistic questions and the dynamic state of American English, a language rich in regional variety, strong in global impact, and steeped in cultural controversy
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
New York : a Documentary Film by Ric Burns( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post to its continuing pre-eminence in the culture and economy of the world. Later episodes produced in 2001-2003
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issues that arise in an extended family consisting of several deaf members when the opportunity arises for two of the children to receive a surgical implant that would enable them to hear. Explores the little-known world of deaf culture
Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks to computer technology, Frank Gehry's minimal, erratically penned, squiggly sketches are translated by a team of model makers, software wizards, and engineers into plans that evolve into grand monuments. This exploration of Gehry's basic philosophy, early influences, and somewhat mysterious process, provide a fresh perspective into how architecture, and this architect, works
Murder one.( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the crimes of six convicted murderers using the interviews with thee murderers, witnesses, and accomplices, and backgrounds of the murderers
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Educational Television and Radio Center

controlled identityWNDT (Television station : Newark, N.J.)

13-WNET New York, N.Y.

13/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

New York (N.Y.). W.N.E.T. (Television station)

New York (N.Y.). WNET (Television station)

New York, Thirteen/WNET

New York, WNET

Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Thirteen-WNET New York, N.Y.

Thirteen/WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T./13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T. (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

W.N.E.T./Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET

WNET-13 New York, N.Y.

WNET/13 (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET (Television station) New York.

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

WNET-Thirteen New York, N.Y.

WNET/Thirteen (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

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