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Guidance Associates

Overview
Works: 1,198 works in 2,202 publications in 2 languages and 12,344 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Trials, litigation, etc  War films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: BF575.P9,
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Most widely held works by Guidance Associates
Shakespeare-- a day at the Globe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of public theater up to the building of Shakespeare's Globe, reviewing the social, political, and cultural events that made Shakespeare's accomplishments possible. Recreates a performance at the Globe
The Harlem renaissance and beyond( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of several American Negro writers, including Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Claude McKay. Discusses some of the lesser figures whose importance is more historical than literary
Witness to history( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at the history of U.S.-Latin American affairs from the era of the Monroe Doctrine (1823) through the turn of the century to the 1960s. Archival footage documents many of the events that played a major part in the development of that relationship such as the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal. Also highlighted are some examples of U.S. military intervention in Latin America such as occupation of Nicaragua, the Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961 and the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962
Mythology--gods & goddesses( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assigns historical and literary significance to gods and goddesses in Greek and Roman mythology by explaining their importance in the lives of the ancients, and by telling parts of selected myths
The Eye of the storm by William Peters( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award winning documentary records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes," making each group superior or inferior on successive days. Demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns
Battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Algiers effectively and authentically recreates the pivotal political events that took place in the city of Algiers between 1954 and 1957. In an attempt to end French colonialism, which had been in place since 1830, in 1954 the Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN) began a war of liberation, using terrorism to highlight the plight of the Algerian people to the rest of the world. The Battle of Algiers is an powerful and often shocking cinematic experience
Europe after World War II by Susan Green( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a first hand look at the destruction and jubilation of postwar Europe, this program includes the Potsdam Conference, the Berlin airlift, the Hungarian Revolution, and the Berlin crisis
Witness to history( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival film footage, captures the changes that took place in America in the first twenty years of the twentieth century, showing immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, Henry Ford and the beginning of the age of motor cars, and the development of assembly-line production that revolutionized American industry
What is communism? by Gary A Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 presents both the central ideas of Communism and a short history of Communism in the Soviet Union. Part 2 provides a view of the development of Communism in countries other than the Soviet Union, including European countries, Cuba, and China
How to read a textbook( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the steps to the system of reading comprehension
History through literature France( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of France from the early 9th century until the present time using the works of French writers, novelists, and artists
Wasting away understanding anorexia nervosa and bulimia( Visual )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps the viewer understand the social, cultural, and psychological pressures that can lead to anorexia and bulimia
How to take essay tests( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how two important test strategies, effective test management and focused test review, can lead to better achievement on tests
How to manage your time( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the importance of time management and how to make a personal, efficient schedule
History through literature, Russia( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of Russia from the early 19th century until the mid-1970s using the works of Russian writers and novelists
The reckless years : 1919-1929( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores post-World War I depression, crime, prohibition, growth of the middle class, jazz, the automotive industry, and other events of the
Getting hooked on mystery( Visual )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses 12 books with the purpose of stimulating student interest in reading the books. Includes brief descriptions and, in some cases, readings of characteristic passages. Among the books are Eleanor Clymer's Luke was there, Babbis Friis-Baastad's Don't take Teddy, Judy Blume's It's not the end of the world, and Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet, the spy
Supreme Court decisions that changed the nation Roe v. Wade( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The issue in this decision was: should a woman have the right to terminate her pregnancy, or can the interests of the state government prevent such freedom of choice?
Death and dying: closing the circle( Visual )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps create an understanding of the experiences of dying persons
Hard facts about drugs alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and crack( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school class is followed from freshman through senior years, the focus on students who use alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and crack with devastating results
 
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French (2)