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Learning Corporation of America

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Works: 971 works in 2,660 publications in 2 languages and 16,719 library holdings
Genres: History  Nonfiction films  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Biography  Internet videos 
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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 317 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 )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 309 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 Immigrant Experience: The Long, Long Journey by Learning Company( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 279 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
The Colonel comes to Japan by John Nathan( Visual )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosted by Eric Sevareid, this program shows the marketing techniques used by the American fast-food company, Kentucky Fried Chicken, to meet the needs and expectations of Japanese consumers and Japanese business practices when it opens its franchises there
Galileo: The Challenge of Reason( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 163 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 Constitution: The Compromise That Made a Nation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the complex struggle of the newly independent colonies to devise a form of government representative of the individual citizen and providing the strength of a federated union
Greeks: In Search of Meaning( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the concerns and achievement of the Greeks in the 5th century, B.C. Includes excepts from Antigone by Sophocles, and Lysistrata by Aristophanes
The Tap dance kid( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Louise Fitzhugh's book, Nobody's family is going to change. Eight-year-old Willie wants to dance more than anything else, but his father objects until Willie's legal-minded sister intervenes for Willie's rights
Charlemagne: Holy Barbarian( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on one campaign waged by Charlemagne against the Saxons in 782 in order to examine whether brutality, in the name of civilization, is justified. Discusses the cultural contributions of Charlemagne, and shows the ruthless means he employed to accomplish his goals
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 132 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
Napoleon: The Making of a Dictator( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 127 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 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the first crusade and the complex motives which led people to join it. Examines the irony implicit in the concept of a holy war
Marxism: The Theory That Split a World( Visual )

9 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 120 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
The Jackson Years: The New Americans( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 119 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 119 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 )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the enactment of excerpts from Roman writings in order to recreate the world of the Roman Empire
The French Revolution by Eugen Weber( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the fall of the Bastille to show how a weak, bankrupt king's effort to raise money unleashed the first total revolution in history. Examines what makes an ordinary man leave his daily tasks and take part in a revolution
 
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