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Learning Corporation of America

Overview
Works: 1,008 works in 2,709 publications in 2 languages and 15,612 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Documentary films  History  Documentary television programs  Drama  Biography  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Publisher, Other
Classifications: BF173.F85, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Learning Corporation of America
The Electric grandmother( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of their mother, three children and their widower father select an "electric grandmother," a robot, on a thirty-day trial period to see if it will bring the family together again
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 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of the witchcraft trials of Salem, Mass. in 1692. Attempts to give an understanding of the political, psychological, and religious background of the trials and of the consequences of this episode on American history
Freud: The Hidden Nature of Man by George Kaczender( Visual )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatique sur l'oeuvre de Freud: ses luttes personnelles, et ses théories révolutionnaires: le pouvoir de l'inconscient, le complexe d'Oedipe, l'analyse des rêves, et la division de la personnalité, composé du moi, du sur-moi et du ça
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 255 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 )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 182 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, based on faith alone. 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 159 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 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the step-by-step creation of modern Germany and suggests its implications for the rest of the world. Presents a dramatized interview with Otto Von Bismarck, who recollects the steps which led to Germany's unification, as told in a series of flashbacks
Greeks: In Search of Meaning( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 140 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 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 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the large State vs. small State controversy which was the central argument of the Constitutional Convention
The French Revolution: The Terror by Victor Vicas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the enigmatic figure of Robespierre in an exploration of the breakdown of the noble ideals which inspired a revolution, and illustrates how violence breeds violence
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 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Charlemagne's campaign against the Saxons. Centres around an attack on the Saxons in 782. Shows the ruthless means used by Charlemagne to subjugate the Saxons and to enforce Christianity on them
Napoleon: The Making of a Dictator( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 118 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
Marxism: The Theory That Split a World( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the first crusade and the complex motives which led people to join it
The Jackson Years: The New Americans( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 111 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 Jackson Years: Toward Civil War( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 107 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 Romans: Life, Laughter and Law( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the enactment of excerpts from Roman writings in order to recreate the world of the Roman Empire
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 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Halley, Newton's friend and colleague, moves between Newton's age and the present in a study of Sir Isaac Newton and his principal theories, pointing out his influence on modern science
 
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