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Learning Corporation of America

Overview
Works: 1,003 works in 2,698 publications in 2 languages and 16,084 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Documentary films  History  Drama  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Other
Classifications: BF173.F85, E
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Most widely held works by Learning Corporation of America
Freud: The Hidden Nature of Man by George Kaczender( Visual )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes Freud's background, his personal struggles and his revolutionary theories
The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope by Dennis Azzarella( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of the witchcraft trials of Salem, Mass. in 1692
The Electric grandmother( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of their mother, three children and their father select an "electric grandmother," a robot, on a thirty-day trial period to see if it will bring the family together again
The Immigrant Experience: The Long, Long Journey by Learning Company( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspiring story told through the eyes of a young boy, Janek. His story is a moving portrayal of one turn-of-the-century immigrant family
Galileo: The Challenge of Reason( Visual )

16 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After showing Galileo's experiments, the film dramatizes the conflict between Galileo's new scientific thinking and the Church's authority. Although in the end Galileo recants, it is his view which is to dominate the West in succeeding centuries
The Colonel comes to Japan by John Nathan( Visual )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that when an American company sets up shop abroad, particularly in a culture as different from our own as Japan's, special considerations must come into play, as evidenced by this chronicle of Kentucky Fried Chicken's entry into the Japanese fast-food market
Bismarck: Germany From Blood and Iron by John Irvin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerfully acted, with rich production values and authentic settings, this exciting program focuses on the dynamic Otto von Bismarck, by turns Machiavellian, affectionate, ruthless, bullying and cajoling as he engineers the events which achieve the unification of Germany
The Constitution: The Compromise That Made a Nation by Learning Corporation of America( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the large State vs. small State controversy which was the central argument of the Constitutional Convention
Greeks: In Search of Meaning( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the concerns and achievements of the Greeks in 5th century B.C. Includes excerpts from Antigone by Sophocles, and Lysistrata by Aristophanes
The French Revolution: The Terror by Victor Vicas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on both humanity's idealism and its capacity for violence, this program dramatizes the ways in which the noble motives and legitimate causes of the French Revolution managed to spiral into a reign of terror, as the revolutionaries' original goals become overshadowed by the radical tactics of Robespierre and other leaders
The Tap dance kid( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 8 year-old boy's one desire is to become a dancer, but his father objects. The boy's sister intervenes on behalf of children's rights, takes him to an audition, and shows his parents the talents and desires they had overlooked in their child. Emphasizes the problem young people often face in not being taken seriously by parents and not being allowed to make decisions
A Slave's Story : Running a Thousand Miles to Freedom by John Irvin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the experiences of a slave couple during their escape in 1848 from Macon, Ga., to Philadelphia, Pa., in which the woman was disguised as an ailing southern planter and the man traveled as the planter's body servant
Charlemagne: Holy Barbarian( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on one campaign waged by Charlemagne against theSaxons in 782. Uses the example of this campaign in order to examine the problem of brutality as a tool of civilization. Discusses the cultural contributions to Charlemagne and shows the ruthless means he used to accomplish his goals
Napoleon: The Making of a Dictator( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the kind of political and social chaos from which dictators draw their strength, and shows how military victories built the popularity of Napoleon
The Crusades: Saints and Sinners by Learning Corporation of America( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the First Crusade beginning with Pope Urban's speech at Clermont and ending with the taking of Jerusalem and the slaughter of its inhabitants. Explores the motives of the Crusaders and it introduces the leading figures of the crusade
Marxism: The Theory That Split a World( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the historical and current dimensions of Karl Marx through dramatized interviews with those who knew him, animated explanations of his major tenets, and documentary treatment of the monumental changes wrought in his name
Newton: The Mind That Found the Future by Learning Corporation of America( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Halley, Newton's friend, moves between Newton's age and the present in a study of Newton's theories
The Jackson Years: Toward Civil War( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the years Andrew Jackson spent in office. Points out that although he fought the national bank, raised troops against South Carolina, and vetoed more congressional bills than all the Presidents combined, he remained inactive on slavery, the one issue that would lead to war
The Jackson Years: The New Americans( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the creation of the American image and the formation of popular democracy as reflected in the rise to power of Andrew Jackson
The Romans: Life, Laughter and Law( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the enactment of excerpts from Roman writings in order to recreate the world of the Roman Empire
 
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